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Information Security Analysts

Information Security Analysts - Wages & Trends

Wages vary by employer and project difficulty. For example, large companies usually pay more than small companies. In addition, analysts are usually paid more for working on high-security projects. Manufacturing companies tend to pay more than government agencies.

Most information security analysts who work full time receive benefits. Benefits may include health insurance and a retirement plan. They may also include vacation and sick leave. Some employers offer stock in their company or pay for continuing education courses. Self-employed information security analysts must provide their own insurance.

Information security analysts (SOC 15-1212)
Location
Pay Period
25%
Median
75%
Illinois Hourly $38.54 $48.95 $60.10
Yearly $80,171 $101,806 $125,001
    Champaign Area Hourly $37.91 $48.07 $58.23
Yearly $78,849 $99,984 $121,122
    Cook County Hourly $36.96 $48.79 $60.09
Yearly $76,884 $101,485 $124,991
    Dekalb-Elgin-Aurora Area Hourly $38.24 $49.09 $58.28
Yearly $79,546 $102,104 $121,226
    Du Page County Hourly $40.57 $52.38 $64.19
Yearly $84,383 $108,952 $133,510
    Lake County Hourly $41.54 $54.39 $67.43
Yearly $86,397 $113,137 $140,258
    McHenry County Hourly $23.46 $41.97 $61.25
Yearly $48,789 $87,300 $127,391
    Peoria-Bloomington Area Hourly $42.60 $50.55 $59.41
Yearly $88,603 $105,141 $123,581
    Rockford Area Hourly $28.51 $31.52 $40.87
Yearly $59,295 $65,567 $85,004
    Springfield Area Hourly $32.40 $39.03 $50.61
Yearly $67,395 $81,175 $105,269
    St. Louis-Belleville Area Hourly $41.05 $48.97 $61.47
Yearly $85,378 $101,852 $127,849
    Will County Hourly $31.79 $40.18 $53.01
Yearly $66,128 $83,584 $110,265
United States Hourly $36.27 $47.95 $61.85
Yearly $75,450 $99,730 $128,640

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.