Soon, a cybersecurity professional at the Department of Homeland Security could make as much money as the vice president of the United States, $255,800 — or more, up to $332,100, if they’re in a geographic market where that salary makes the offer competitive. See the full article here:
https://www.cyberscoop.com/cyber-talent-management-system-dhs-cyber-professionals-hire-recruit-retain/ – October 21, 2021
A recent report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates "Computer and mathematical occupations are expected to see fast employment growth as strong demand is expected for IT security and software development, in part due to increased prevalence of telework spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic. Demand for new products associated with the Internet of Things (IoT), and for analyzing and interpreting large datasets are also expected to contribute to fast employment growth for these occupations, which include statisticians, information security analysts, and data scientists." (https://www.bls.gov/news.release/ecopro.nr0.htm)
Information Security analysts (which Cybersecurity analysts fall under) have a projected growth rate of 33.3% nationally, with a median pay of $103, 950.
(https://www.cnbc.com/2021/09/17/the-10-fastest-growing-jobs-of-the-next-decadeand-how-much-they-pay.html) – October 04, 2021