Information Security Analyst Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for information security analysts in the state of North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of information security analysts among North Carolina metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Information Security Analysts in North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$61,220
25th Percentile Wage
$77,550
50th Percentile Wage
$98,500
75th Percentile Wage
$122,630
90th Percentile Wage
$147,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for information security analysts in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $147,230. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $98,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $61,220.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of information security analysts from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$98,500
0.50% 14.36%
2016
$98,010
10.64% -
2015
$87,580
1.60% -
2014
$86,180
1.50% -
2013
$84,890
0.62% -
2012
$84,360
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Information Security Analysts in North Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of information security analysts in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of information security analysts in state of North Carolina ranges from $66,120 to $96,110. The highest paying area for information security analysts in North Carolina is Raleigh-Cary with a median annual salary of $96,110. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Durham-Chapel Hill (mean annual salary $95,470). The lowest paying area is Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $66,120.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Raleigh-Cary
$96,110
Durham-Chapel Hill
$95,470
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$86,340
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$86,070
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$85,500
Asheville
$83,960
Greenville
$82,340
Winston-Salem
$76,920
Wilmington
$75,830
Fayetteville
$72,660
Greensboro-High Point
$71,980
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$69,570
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$66,120




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