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Information Security Analysts in Virginia

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

41.4% Jobs Projection
$108,580 Median Salary
1,430 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Information Security Analysts Work in Virginia?

In Virginia, there were 14,180 people working as Information Security Analysts in the year 2018.

There were 13,190 Information Security Analysts employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 990 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Virginia

Jobs for Information Security Analysts in this state are growing at a rate of 41.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 28.5%.


Virginia Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 1,430 annual job openings, and 16,590 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 Virginia?

In 2018 wages for Information Security Analysts ranged from $68,250 to $162,830 with $108,580 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $32.81 to $78.28. The median hourly rate was $52.2.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $50.74 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.46.

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


Top Virginia 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
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 14,540 $113,200
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 990 $87,540
Richmond, VA 900 $92,360
Charlottesville, VA 150 $90,260
Roanoke, VA 60 $79,390
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA 50 $72,320
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA 40 $81,740

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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