Average Intelligence Analyst Salary
$74,000 yearly
$35.98 hourly
Updated August 18, 2021
$46,000
10 %
$74,000
Median
$119,000
90 %
What Is The Average Intelligence Analyst Salary?
The average intelligence analyst salary is $74,835 per year, or $35.98 per hour, in the United States. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $46,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $119,000. As most things go, location can be critical. California, Nevada, Utah, Idaho, and Washington provide the highest intelligence analyst salaries.
PercentileascdescAnnual SalaryascdescMonthly SalaryascdescHourly Rateascdesc
90th Percentile
$119,000
$9,917
$57
75th Percentile
$95,000
$7,917
$46
Average
$74,835
$6,236
$36
25th Percentile
$58,000
$4,833
$28
10th Percentile
$46,000
$3,833
$22

Average Intelligence Analyst Salary By State

The darker areas on the map show where intelligence analysts earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Intelligence Analyst average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
$68,029
$32.71
Alaska
$76,749
$36.90
Arizona
$81,895
$39.37
Arkansas
$71,512
$34.38
California
$87,449
$42.04
Colorado
$82,529
$39.68
Connecticut
$78,010
$37.50
Delaware
$80,551
$38.73
District of Columbia
$80,417
$38.66
Florida
$50,253
$24.16
Georgia
$55,635
$26.75
Hawaii
$55,936
$26.89
Idaho
$83,917
$40.34
Illinois
$62,442
$30.02
Indiana
$76,230
$36.65
Iowa
$71,444
$34.35
Kansas
$72,197
$34.71
Kentucky
$66,260
$31.86
Louisiana
$51,955
$24.98
Maine
$68,032
$32.71
Maryland
$53,945
$25.94
Massachusetts
$79,437
$38.19
Michigan
$66,212
$31.83
Minnesota
$72,739
$34.97
Mississippi
$81,571
$39.22
Missouri
$81,349
$39.11
Montana
$60,625
$29.15
Nebraska
$80,694
$38.80
Nevada
$87,224
$41.93
New Hampshire
$73,251
$35.22
New Jersey
$70,217
$33.76
New Mexico
$72,621
$34.91
New York
$72,084
$34.66
North Carolina
$63,911
$30.73
North Dakota
$78,248
$37.62
Ohio
$65,983
$31.72
Oklahoma
$54,971
$26.43
Oregon
$75,069
$36.09
Pennsylvania
$63,779
$30.66
Rhode Island
$77,025
$37.03
South Carolina
$59,403
$28.56
South Dakota
$58,374
$28.06
Tennessee
$67,748
$32.57
Texas
$67,972
$32.68
Utah
$86,744
$41.70
Vermont
$71,511
$34.38
Virginia
$75,436
$36.27
Washington
$83,426
$40.11
West Virginia
$66,935
$32.18
Wisconsin
$66,641
$32.04
Wyoming
$63,154
$30.36

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Highest Paying Cities For Intelligence Analyst

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
San Francisco, CA
$97,199
$46.73
Bellevue, WA
$83,781
$40.28
Colorado Springs, CO
$82,824
$39.82
Jackson, MS
$81,733
$39.29
Washington, DC
$80,459
$38.68
Springfield, MA
$80,357
$38.63

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Average Intelligence Analyst Salary Over Time

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

Location
    YearascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc% Changeascdesc
    2021
    $74,800
    $35.98
    +2.4%
    2020
    $73,100
    $35.12
    +2.3%
    2019
    $71,400
    $34.31
    +1.2%
    2018
    $70,500
    $33.91
    -3.4%
    2017
    $73,000
    $35.08
    +3.9%

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Deputy

    Avg. salary: $68,473

    The duties of a deputy vary on their line of work or place of employment. In law enforcement, a deputy is primarily in charge of conducting investigations on crimes and arresting criminals, performing regular patrols on streets, responding to calls of distress, and assisting citizens in calamities, disasters, accidents, or any forms of threat. There are also instances when a deputy must serve court documents, transport detainees or suspected criminals, and monitor courtrooms. Furthermore, a deputy reports to higher-ranking officers such as a sheriff.
    2,787 Deputy Jobs
    Correction Officer

    Avg. salary: $40,140

    A correction officer is responsible for monitoring the daily activities of individuals serving time in prison, enforcing the standard rules and regulatory procedures to maintain safety and security within the premises. Correction officers' duties include searching for restricted items, inspecting the facilities' condition, observing unusual and suspicious behaviors, generating incident reports, and providing assistance during counseling and trial schedules. Correction officers must be highly knowledgeable of legal regulations. They must also cooperate with court procedures for any investigations within their place of work.
    77,646 Correction Officer Jobs
    Officer

    Avg. salary: $58,629

    An officer is responsible for managing the daily operations of the assigned area, ensuring its peace and security by monitoring and reporting unusual and suspicious activities. Officers are the ones enforcing strict safety protocols and procedures to maintain the order within the premises. They also coordinate with law enforcement agencies in conducting appropriate investigations for any violating cases. An officer must be highly-knowledgeable of the law policies, as well as possessing excellent leadership skills to manage the members under the officer's patrol.
    78,360 Officer Jobs
    Law Enforcement Officer

    Avg. salary: $37,874

    The duties of a law enforcement officer depend on their line of work or agency of employment. In general, they are responsible for enforcing laws and regulations, prioritizing the safety of citizens and the protection of the city. Typically, their responsibilities include patrolling their designated area, responding to distress, monitoring suspicious activities and characters, conducting investigations and inspections, and coordinating various services to assist citizens. Moreover, as a law enforcement officer, it is essential to serve as a role model for citizens and uphold the oath to serve and protect.
    79,685 Law Enforcement Officer Jobs
    Detective

    Avg. salary: $48,213

    A detective is responsible for conducting in-depth investigations for criminal activities, potential threats, and other law-violating incidents, coordinating closely with law-enforcement agencies and crime intelligence analysts. Detectives often work on the field, gathering data and related evidence to support claims and connect the timeline of events. They keep an organized record of their findings for further validation before reporting it to the authority. A detective must have excellent investigative and critical-thinking skills, especially on solving puzzles and security solutions.
    1,236 Detective Jobs
    Criminal Investigator

    Avg. salary: $53,354

    A criminal investigator is a law enforcement professional who endeavors to solve felony crimes. Criminal investigators may work alone or as a member of an investigative team whose goal is to uncover the certainty of a case and potentially keep suspects to prevent the ensuing criminal activity. Their tasks and responsibilities depend on various job functions and specialties. They may specialize in the information and evidence of a crime scene, conduct interviews and searches, or perform surveillance.
    4,444 Criminal Investigator Jobs

    Which Companies Pay Intelligence Analysts The Most?

    If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Shape Security and Arrow Electronics as they offer the highest salaries for intelligence analysts.
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    Recently Added Intelligence Analyst Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Arrow Electronics
    Lead Market Intelligence Analyst, Sled
    Lead Market Intelligence Analyst, Sled
    Charleston, WV
    08/31/2021
    $99,000
    08/31/2021
    SAIC
    Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst Lead
    Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst Lead
    Maryland
    08/30/2021
    $135,001
    08/30/2021
    Ball Corporation
    Threat Intelligence Analyst II
    Threat Intelligence Analyst II
    Westminster, CO
    08/28/2021
    $95,000
    08/28/2021
    State of North Carolina
    Intelligence Analyst
    Intelligence Analyst
    Boone, NC
    08/25/2021
    $40,874
    08/25/2021
    Northrop Grumman
    Principal Cyber Intelligence Analyst
    Principal Cyber Intelligence Analyst
    Annapolis, MD
    08/23/2021
    $83,600
    08/23/2021
    State of Indiana
    Correctional Intelligence Analyst
    Correctional Intelligence Analyst
    Plainfield, IN
    08/21/2021
    $28,652
    08/21/2021
    City of Austin, Tx
    Crime Intelligence Analyst Supervisor-Austin Regional Intelligence Center
    Crime Intelligence Analyst Supervisor-Austin Regional Intelligence Center
    Austin, TX
    08/20/2021
    $55,139
    08/20/2021
    Streamline Defense
    Intelligence Analyst-Junior)
    Intelligence Analyst-Junior)
    McLean, VA
    08/13/2021
    $70,000
    08/13/2021
    Flightsafety International Inc.
    Capture Intelligence Analyst
    Capture Intelligence Analyst
    Denver, CO
    08/12/2021
    $62,916
    08/12/2021
    Leidos
    Missile Warning Intelligence Analyst
    Missile Warning Intelligence Analyst
    Colorado Springs, CO
    08/05/2021
    $91,000
    08/05/2021

    Average Intelligence Analyst Salary by Demographic

    Intelligence Analyst Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $83,040
    female-income
    Female Income
    $76,955
    Median Intelligence Analyst Income by Race
    Asian intelligence analysts have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. White intelligence analysts have the lowest average salary at $75,637.
    $86,000
    $84,000
    $82,000
    $80,000
    $78,000
    $76,000
    $74,000
    Unknown
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    Unknown$78,473
    White$75,637
    Black or African American$77,800
    Asian$84,654
    Hispanic or Latino$83,425
    Average Intelligence Analyst Salary by Education Level
    Intelligence analysts with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $89,060 annually. With a Bachelors degree, intelligence analysts earn a median annual income of $83,040 compared to $79,065 for intelligence analysts with an Associate degree.
    $93,000
    $89,000
    $85,000
    $81,000
    $77,000
    $73,000
    $69,000
    High School Diploma or Less
    Master's Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    High School Diploma or Less$72,307
    Master's Degree$89,060
    Bachelor's Degree$83,040
    Some College/ Associate Degree$79,065