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15-1212 Information Security Analysts



Plan, implement, upgrade, or monitor security measures for the protection of computer networks and information. Assess system vulnerabilities for security risks and propose and implement risk mitigation strategies. 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” (15-1241).

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northwest Minnesota 609$50.19/hr$35.60/hr$44.30/hr$46.62/hr$56.46/hr$68.60/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Construction20$42.93/hr
Manufacturing190$61.44/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities170$54.31/hr
Information110$59.54/hr
Financial Activities780$61.67/hr
Professional and Business Services1,490$62.60/hr
Education and Health Services100$55.59/hr
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Public Administration40$52.77/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 10$48.11/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 20$46.50/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 30$53.46/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 30$47.71/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 40$46.98/hr22.2%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 40$54.08/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 40$46.34/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 50$46.34/hr35.7%
Northeast Minnesota 50$56.00/hr31.8%
Northwest Balance of State 50$46.62/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 60$46.62/hr23.8%
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 60$48.04/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 140$62.71/hr16.6%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 160$49.93/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,430$62.19/hr29.9%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 2,440$62.19/hrN/A
Minnesota 2,900$61.61/hr29.0%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change -
Database Administrators 1,140$48.02/hrN/A
Computer Systems Analysts 12,180$52.96/hr5.6%
Computer Network Architects 2,360$63.97/hr2.8%
Computer and Information Systems Managers 10,450$83.28/hr8.3%
Computer Occupations, All Other 4,150$49.34/hr7.5%
Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers 2,640$50.34/hrN/A
Web Developers 2,040$46.45/hrN/A


  • Monitor current reports of computer viruses to determine when to update virus protection systems.
  • Document computer security and emergency measures policies, procedures, and tests.
  • Develop plans to safeguard computer files against accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure and to meet emergency data processing needs.
  • Confer with users to discuss issues such as computer data access needs, security violations, and programming changes.
  • Monitor use of data files and regulate access to safeguard information in computer files.
  • Maintain permanent fleet cryptologic and carry-on direct support systems required in special land, sea surface and subsurface operations.
  • Modify computer security files to incorporate new software, correct errors, or change individual access status.
  • Encrypt data transmissions and erect firewalls to conceal confidential information as it is being transmitted and to keep out tainted digital transfers.
  • Confer with users to discuss issues such as computer data access needs, security violations, and programming changes.
  • Maintain permanent fleet cryptologic and carry-on direct support systems required in special land, sea surface and subsurface operations.