Information Security Analysts

Plan, implement, upgrade, or monitor security measures for the protection of computer networks and information. May ensure appropriate security controls are in place that will safeguard digital files and vital electronic infrastructure. May respond to computer security breaches and viruses.

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Many information security analysts work with other members of an information technology department, such as network administrators or computer systems analysts.
Computer systems design and related services 26%
Finance and insurance 18%
Management of companies and enterprises 10%
Information 8%
Administrative and support services 6%


The median annual wage for information security analysts was $98,350 in May 2018. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $56,750, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $156,580.
Computer systems design and related services $102,620
Finance and insurance $101,130
Information $96,580
Management of companies and enterprises $94,180
Administrative and support services $94,120

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