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Computer Security Jobs in Tennessee

The state of Tennessee was an early convert to the benefits to local government and business of having an IT industry.  The state places a high value on its IT industry and established an IT career cluster at it’s website.  Over 1500 companies in the state specialize in IT services.

In addition, network security analysts also obtain jobs at a variety of other types of businesses.  Large organizations that offer potential careers for network security analysts in Tennessee’s larger cities are listed below:

  • Chattanooga
    • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
    • Erlanger Health System
    • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Knoxville
    • Covenant Health
    • The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
    • U.S. Department of Energy – Oak Ridge Operations
  • Memphis
    • AutoZone
    • Federal Express
    • International Paper
  • Nashville
    • HCA Holdings
    • Nissan North America
    • Vanderbilt University

Network security analysts seeking interactions with other information security professionals have two chapters of the Information Security Systems Association (ISSA) available to them.  There are chapters in Memphis and in middle Tennessee.

Network Security Salary Expectations in Tennessee

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the average annual salary for network security analysts in Tennessee is $68,690.  The salary data for selected cities in Tennessee is listed below:

  • Chattanooga – $74,100
  • Knoxville – $73,430
  • Memphis – $67,480
  • Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro-Franklin – $68,120

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