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Information Security Analysts -- 15-1122
EDR 11 - 7 County Twin Cities (includes these counties: Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, Washington)


Plan, implement, upgrade, or monitor security measures for the protection of computer networks and information. May ensure appropriate security controls are in place that will safeguard digital files and vital electronic infrastructure. May respond to computer security breaches and viruses. Excludes “Computer Network Architects” (15-1143).

Typical job titles

Computer Security Specialist, Computer Systems Security Analyst, Information Security Analyst, Information Systems Security Analyst, Internet Security Specialist, Network Security Analyst

Hourly wage - Half of all jobs pay within this range (25th to 75th percentiles)

$39.46/hr to $60.22/hr


Current DemandExpected 10-Year Openings - New positions plus replacement of departing employees
five stars High 3,506 openings expected

Typical wage by industry

Top IndustriesTypical Wage (Median)Employment
Financial Activities$41.71/hr1,550
Professional and Business Services$44.45/hr990
Public Administration$56.26/hr470
Education and Health Services$43.40/hr50
Trade, Transportation and Utilities$39.83/hr20
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A

Education requirements - Typical education needed to get this job

Bachelor's degree