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Information Security Analysts in Iowa

Is Iowa a good place for you to work as an Information Security Analyst?

34.0% Jobs Projection
$78,500 Median Salary
170 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Information Security Analysts Work in Iowa?

There were approximately 660 workers employed as Information Security Analysts in this state in 2018.

There were 460 Information Security Analysts employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 200 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Iowa

Jobs for Information Security Analysts in this state are growing at a rate of 34.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 28.5%.


Iowa Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 170 annual Information Security Analysts job openings in Iowa, and 1,970 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 Iowa?

In 2018 wages for Information Security Analysts ranged from $50,220 to $124,880 with $78,500 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $24.15 to $60.04. The median hourly rate was $37.74.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $37.05 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.69.

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


Top Iowa 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
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 450 $87,900
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 300 $85,770
Cedar Rapids, IA 120 $83,040
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 110 $86,290
Iowa City, IA 30 $70,240

Top States for Information Security Analysts Employment

The table below shows the states 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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