The economy in Wisconsin is driven by manufacturing and healthcare, which offer opportunities for those seeking information security jobs. And, according to the Department of Labor for Wisconsin, Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts is a high growth career field. These jobs are expected to increase 36.9% between 2008-2018.
Some of the main companies that hire computer security related professionals include Brunswick Corporation, Oshkosh Corporation, and United Health Group.
Information Security Salary Data for Wisconsin
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Information Security Analysts earn about $67,270 a year. The Wisconsin Department of Labor offered an analysis of jobs according to county. The information for Computer and Information Systems Analysts breaks down as follows:
- Brown County, which includes Green Bay, has a median annual salary of $102,000 for experienced employees
- Dane County, which includes Madison, has a median annual salary of $96,000 for experienced employees
- Milwaukee County, which includes Milwaukee, has a median annual salary of $113,000