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Security Architect the Highest Paying Cybersecurity Job in 2019

April 19, 2019 | Content Aggregator - Single Slide | Recruiting, Hiring and Retention

The average total salary for security architects in the U.S. reached $133,000 in 2019. Information security engineers earn $97,000 on average, while network security analysts earn $71,000 and risk management analysts earn $66,000 on average nationally.
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