Minnesota’s economy is made up of many diverse sectors, such as agriculture, agribusiness, retail, tech, biotech and finance. There are therefore many potential employers for an information security analyst in this state. They include healthcare sector concerns like the Mayo Foundation, Medtronic, United Health Group, Medtox Scientific and Boston Scientific; financial companies such as Wells Fargo Bank Minnesota and U.S. Bancorp; retail giants like Target and Best Buy; and agricultural and manufacturing companies such as Cargill, Land O’ Lakes, General Mills and Hormel Foods.
Employers of CISS Professionals in Minnesota
Technology is a vital part of Minnesota’s economy, and the state is home to many tech and biotech employers such as 3M, Ecolab, Synovis Life Technologies, Banner Engineering Corporation, Microsoft, Lawson Software, Siemens, Century Link, Digi International, General Dynamics and aerospace giant Honeywell International, to name a few. An information security analyst has many potential employers in Minnesota.
CISS Salary in Minnesota
At press time, the state of Minnesota didn’t offer projections on employment growth for information security analysts, but the BLS estimates that nationwide employment of analysts should grow by 22 percent from 2010 to 2020. The BLS points out that this estimate includes data for not just information security analysts, but also for computer network architects and web developers.
*Source of table salary information, United States Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. These numbers also include Computer Network Architects and Web Developers.