The Global InfoSec / Cybersecurity Salary Index for 2024 💰📊

See below our global salary index in 2024 for roles in the InfoSec / Cybersecurity space based on internal data (survey submissions + jobs with open salaries). Salary data is in USD and recalculated at its average fx rate during the year for salaries entered in other currencies.

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# Role Median Salary in 2024 n
1 Head of Security $ 200,000 34 Details
2 Malware Reverse Engineer $ 179,000 20 Details
3 Security Software Engineer $ 175,000 136 Details
4 Cyber Security Consultant $ 175,000 5 Details
5 Privacy Officer $ 172,715 12 Details
6 Director of Information Security $ 172,500 20 Details
7 Security Architect $ 170,000 316 Details
8 Privacy Engineer $ 168,000 24 Details
9 Security Researcher $ 166,900 152 Details
10 Security Operations Manager $ 164,150 20 Details
11 Compliance Officer $ 164,000 10 Details
12 Software Reverse Engineer $ 162,500 6 Details
13 Vulnerability Researcher $ 161,600 8 Details
14 Software Engineer $ 159,750 150 Details
15 Vulnerability Management Engineer $ 155,400 18 Details
16 Incident Response Engineer $ 155,050 28 Details
17 Security Engineer $ 155,000 2600 Details
18 Head of Information Security $ 155,000 18 Details
19 SOC Engineer $ 152,500 8 Details
20 Security Operations Engineer $ 150,000 58 Details
21 Privacy Manager $ 149,000 20 Details
22 GRC Specialist $ 147,500 14 Details
23 Security Control Assessor $ 147,275 18 Details
24 Cyber Systems Engineer $ 146,000 72 Details
25 Red Team Operator $ 146,000 5 Details
26 Threat Intelligence Analyst $ 145,000 86 Details
27 Penetration Testing Engineer $ 143,222 16 Details
28 Information System Security Manager $ 142,950 64 Details
29 Malware Analyst $ 142,000 10 Details
30 Digital Network Exploitation Analyst $ 142,000 12 Details
31 Vulnerability Analyst $ 140,500 18 Details
32 DevSecOps $ 138,750 78 Details
33 Cyber Intelligence Analyst $ 138,000 32 Details
34 Threat Hunter $ 137,000 28 Details
35 SOC Manager $ 137,000 9 Details
36 Security Lead $ 136,500 60 Details
37 Firewall Engineer $ 135,350 18 Details
38 Systems Engineer $ 135,125 36 Details
39 Security Solutions Architect $ 135,100 12 Details
40 Security Operations Lead $ 135,000 9 Details
41 Compliance Manager $ 135,000 70 Details
42 Information Security Officer $ 134,550 236 Details
43 Information Systems Security Manager $ 134,282 34 Details
44 Cyber Security Lead $ 133,000 5 Details
45 Cyber Security Project Manager $ 130,000 6 Details
46 Security Consultant $ 130,000 89 Details
47 Cyber Engineer $ 129,030 99 Details
48 Consultant $ 127,500 56 Details
49 Threat Analyst $ 127,489 6 Details
50 IAM Engineer $ 126,900 23 Details
51 DevSecOps Engineer $ 126,500 198 Details
52 Cyberspace Intelligence Analyst $ 125,000 6 Details
53 Network Engineer $ 124,475 18 Details
54 IT Auditor $ 123,925 10 Details
55 Professional Services Engineer $ 121,500 10 Details
56 Splunk Engineer $ 121,000 26 Details
57 Systems Administrator $ 118,500 62 Details
58 Incident Response Manager $ 117,200 9 Details
59 Information Security Lead $ 115,050 18 Details
60 Technical Consultant $ 114,400 28 Details
61 Incident Response Analyst $ 113,500 56 Details
62 Cyber Security Manager $ 112,500 7 Details
63 Penetration Tester $ 112,000 107 Details
64 Compliance Analyst $ 112,000 90 Details
65 Information Security Manager $ 111,111 27 Details
66 Information Security Specialist $ 111,111 35 Details
67 Vulnerability Management Analyst $ 110,000 5 Details
68 GRC Analyst $ 110,000 24 Details
69 Incident Responder $ 109,350 28 Details
70 Security Specialist $ 109,100 138 Details
71 Compliance Specialist $ 107,875 12 Details
72 Professional Services Consultant $ 106,710 16 Details
73 Insider Threat Analyst $ 106,675 20 Details
74 Security Analyst $ 105,176 640 Details
75 Information Security Risk Analyst $ 104,200 15 Details
76 Information Security Analyst $ 100,000 50 Details
77 Risk Operations Analyst $ 96,600 10 Details
78 Cyber Threat Analyst $ 96,426 22 Details
79 Security Operations Analyst $ 95,000 55 Details
80 Cyber Security Specialist $ 94,000 30 Details
81 Security Administrator $ 94,000 60 Details
82 Information Security Risk Specialist $ 90,800 10 Details
83 SOC Analyst $ 86,500 105 Details
84 Vulnerability Management Specialist $ 85,300 6 Details
85 Cyber Analyst $ 85,000 23 Details
86 Cyber Support Engineer $ 84,600 6 Details

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