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Considering a career as an Information Security Analyst in New Jersey?

21.3% Jobs Projection
$118,760 Median Salary
310 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Information Security Analysts Work in New Jersey?

In 2018, there were 3,480 Information Security Analysts working in the state.

There were 3,210 Information Security Analysts employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 270 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for New Jersey

Jobs for Information Security Analysts in this state are growing at a rate of 21.3% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 28.5%.


New Jersey Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 310 annual job openings, and 3,990 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 New Jersey?

In 2018 wages for Information Security Analysts ranged from $66,040 to $173,130 with $118,760 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $31.75 to $83.24. The median hourly rate was $57.1.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $56.03 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.07.

The median salary in New Jersey is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top New Jersey 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 8,220 $123,400
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,280 $99,440
Trenton, NJ 150 $102,010
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 110 $88,240

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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