Training Requirements for Information Security Analysts

Information security analysts need a bachelor's degree and less than 5 years experience.

Degrees for Information security analysts
Percent
Less than High School 0.8
High School 5.3
Some College 15.9
Associates Degree 9.3
Bachelors Degree 46.8
Masters Degree 20.2
Doctorate or Professional Degree 1.7

Employment Outlook for Information Security Analysts

This represents about 82,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 14,000 more information security analysts but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 25,000 more.

Typical Income for Information Security Analysts

Hourly Income

On average,information security analysts make $46.17 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Information security analysts $25.85 $33.58 $44.52 $57.22 $70.81
Computer and mathematical occupations $20.51 $28.42 $39.82 $53.70 $67.91
Computer occupations $20.46 $28.41 $39.84 $53.73 $67.91
Computer and information analysts $25.57 $32.58 $42.29 $54.03 $67.09
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, information security analysts make $96,040 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Information security analysts $53,760 $69,840 $92,600 $119,020 $147,290
Computer and mathematical occupations $42,650 $59,120 $82,830 $111,690 $141,250
Computer occupations $42,560 $59,090 $82,860 $111,770 $141,260
Computer and information analysts $53,190 $67,770 $87,960 $112,390 $139,540
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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