Cryptologist Career

Job Description: Plan, implement, upgrade, or monitor security measures for the protection of computer networks and information. May ensure appropriate security controls are in place that will safeguard digital files and vital electronic infrastructure. May respond to computer security breaches and viruses.

*A job as a Cryptologist falls under the broader career category of Information Security Analysts. The information on this page will generally apply to all careers in this category. We are still seeking more specific information about this career from experts in this field. If you can provide us with more information, .

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Cryptologist Career

Salary Info

We do not have salary data for this specific career but we can provide average wages for all careers in the category of Information Security Analysts

Median Annual Wage

$91,210

Median Hourly Wage

$43.85*

Total Employed Nationally

78,020


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2013 wage data and 2012-2022 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2012-2022). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.