According to Job Service North Dakota, the salaries of information security analysts have increased 127% in the state during the period from 2002 to 2011. This is almost four times greater than the increase in the United States as a whole and is an indication of the critical need for information security analysts in the state.
Those with master’s degrees in CISS find a wealth of career opportunities throughout North Dakota. Tech companies that are potential sources of jobs in this field include:
- AccuData Services, Inc.
- Basin Electric Power Cooperative
- Dakota Carrier Network
- Discovery Benefits
- Marco, Inc.
- Nexus Innovations, Inc.
- United Communications
CISS Salary Data in North Dakota
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has compiled the annual mean salary for information security analysts in North Dakota. These professionals average $62,910 per year. The salary data for selected North Dakota cities is as follows:
- Bismarck – $59,160
- Fargo – $63,060
- Grand Forks – $55,200