Security Analyst Salary in the US

$70,250
per year
per month
$5,850
per month
per year
Bonus
$5,400/year
Bonus
$450/month

Security Analyst - Average Salary

The average salary for a Security Analyst is $70,250 per year ($5,850 per month), which is $16,760 (+31%) higher than the average salary in the United States.
A Security Analyst can expect an average starting salary of $50,360. The highest salaries can exceed $108,450.
$50,360
Low
$70,250
Average salary
$108,450
High
$4,200
Low
$5,850
Average salary
$9,040
High
Total pay includes salary and bonus.
$0
$60,500
$120,950
Salary$50,360 - 108,450
Bonus$0 - 12,500
Total Pay$50,360 - 120,950
$0
$5,040
$10,080
Salary$4,200 - 9,040
Bonus$0 - 1,040
Total Pay$4,200 - 10,080

Security Analyst Salary Range

Low
$50,360
Average salary
$70,250
Senior
$84,600
High
$108,450
Low
$4,200
Average salary
$5,850
Senior
$7,050
High
$9,040
Among Security Analysts in the U.S., Entry Level Security Analysts and Junior Security Analysts tend to have the lowest salaries, while System Security Analysts, Data Security Analysts and Senior Security Analysts enjoy the highest salaries.

Security Analyst - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Amazon Security Risk Analyst$94K/year
+34% 
Senior Security Analyst$84K/year
+20% 
System Security Analyst$78K/year
+11% 
Security Compliance Analyst$77K/year
+10% 
Data Security Analyst$76K/year
+8% 
Security Operations Analyst$75K/year
+6% 
Network Security Analyst$74K/year
+5% 
Computer Security Analyst$72K/year
+2% 
Junior Security Analyst$61K/year
 -13%
Entry Level Security Analyst$58K/year
 -18%

Security Analyst - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level Security Analyst with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $57,680 per year. A mid level Security Analyst with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $67,200, while a Senior Security Analyst with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $83,210. Security Analysts with more than 20 years of experience earn $95,330 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Security Analyst

Late Career▲ +36%
Senior▲ +18%
Average Salary$70,250/year
Mid Level▼ -4%
Entry Level▼ -18%

Gender Breakdown

Female
22%
Male
78%

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Security Analyst - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Security Analyst jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Security Analyst

How much does a Security Analyst make in the US?
A Security Analyst in the US earns an average of $70,250 gross per year, which is about $5,850 gross per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Security Analyst updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Security Analyst in the US?
The starting salary of a Security Analyst in the US is around $50,360 gross per year. Entry Level Security Analysts and Junior Security Analysts usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Security Analyst in the US?
The highest salary of a Security Analyst in the US can reach and exceed $108,450 gross per year. System Security Analysts, Data Security Analysts and Senior Security Analysts usually have the highest salaries.
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