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Information Security Analysts in Illinois

Considering a career as an Information Security Analyst in Illinois?

23.0% Jobs Projection
$95,950 Median Salary
430 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Information Security Analysts Work in Illinois?

There were approximately 3,780 workers employed as Information Security Analysts in this state in 2018.

There were 3,970 Information Security Analysts employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 190 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Illinois

Jobs for Information Security Analysts in this state are growing at a rate of 23.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 28.5%.


Illinois Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 430 annual Information Security Analysts job openings in Illinois, and 5,410 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Information Security Analysts Make in Illinois?

In 2018 wages for Information Security Analysts ranged from $58,110 to $148,100 with $95,950 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $27.94 to $71.2. The median hourly rate was $46.13.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $45.26 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.87.

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


Top Illinois 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
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 3,220 $96,610
St. Louis, MO-IL 1,730 $91,510
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 110 $86,290
Bloomington, IL 110 $97,590
Champaign-Urbana, IL 80 $96,790
Springfield, IL 60 $83,250

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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