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Information Security Analysts in Washington

Considering a career as an Information Security Analyst in Washington?

43.1% Jobs Projection
$105,080 Median Salary
300 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Information Security Analysts in Washington are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Information Security Analysts in Washington is growing faster than average.

  • Information Security Analysts in Washington earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Information Security Analysts Work in Washington?

In Washington, there were 2,690 people working as Information Security Analysts in the year 2018.

There were 2,200 Information Security Analysts employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 490 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Information Security Analysts in WA Employment Trend

The typical state has 980 Information Security Analysts working in it, which means Washington has more Information Security Analysts than average.

Information Security Analysts in WA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Washington

Jobs for Information Security Analysts in this state are growing at a rate of 43.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 28.5%.

Job Projections for Information Security Analysts: Nation vs. WA

Washington Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 300 annual job openings, and 3,420 total jobs in 2026 for Information Security Analysts in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 10,400 annual jobs and 128,500 total jobs in 2026.

What do Information Security Analysts Make in Washington?

In 2018 wages for Information Security Analysts ranged from $64,810 to $156,540 with $105,080 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $31.16 to $75.26. The median hourly rate was $50.52.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $50.68 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.16.

The median salary in Washington is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Information Security Analysts Earnings: WA vs. National Average

Top Washington Metros for Information Security Analysts

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Information Security Analysts.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 2,090 $106,030
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 740 $97,370
Kennewick-Richland, WA 170 $115,930
Olympia-Tumwater, WA 90 n/a
Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA 80 $100,070

Top States for Information Security Analysts Employment

View the list below to see where most Information Security Analysts work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Virginia 14,180 $108,580
Texas 8,520 $100,490
California 7,830 $109,200
New York 6,930 $113,650
Florida 5,600 $89,160
Maryland 4,990 $109,750
Illinois 3,780 $95,950
Colorado 3,590 $98,090
North Carolina 3,570 $103,470
Ohio 3,530 $89,370
New Jersey 3,480 $118,760
Massachusetts 3,260 $103,740
Pennsylvania 2,960 $95,580
Georgia 2,910 $90,600
Missouri 2,850 $86,460
Minnesota 2,690 $95,360
Washington 2,690 $105,080
Arizona 2,570 $93,370
Tennessee 1,680 $79,770
District of Columbia 1,660 $117,850

Below are the states where Information Security Analysts get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New Jersey $118,760
District of Columbia $117,850
New York $113,650
Maryland $109,750
California $109,200
Virginia $108,580
Connecticut $107,670
Rhode Island $107,670
Washington $105,080
Delaware $104,550

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Occupation WA Employment Total
Computer Systems Analysts 17,970

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