Information Security Analyst Salary Information in Washington

The average annual and hourly salaries for information security analysts in the state of Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of information security analysts among Washington cities 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$56,740
25th Percentile Wage
$76,530
50th Percentile Wage
$100,870
75th Percentile Wage
$121,220
90th Percentile Wage
$138,570

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for information security analysts in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $138,570. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $100,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $56,740.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27.28
25th Percentile Wage
$36.79
50th Percentile Wage
$48.50
75th Percentile Wage
$58.28
90th Percentile Wage
$66.62

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for information security analysts in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $66.62. The median hourly salary is $48.50. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27.28.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of information security analysts from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016100,8704.70%0.85%
201596,130-5.77%-
2014101,6801.40%-
2013100,2600.25%-
2012100,010--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of information security analysts in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of information security analysts in state of Washington ranges from $70,120 to $106,070. The highest paying area for information security analysts in Washington is Seattle-Bellevue-Everett with a median annual salary of $106,070. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue (mean annual salary $103,980). The lowest paying area is Spokane with a median annual salary of $70,120.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$106,070
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$103,980
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$93,140
Tacoma
$87,220
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$82,520
Spokane
$70,120


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