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Salary Details for an Exploitation Cryptanalyst at National Security Agency

Updated Aug 18, 2022

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The estimated total pay for a Exploitation Cryptanalyst at National Security Agency is $72,426 per year. This number represents the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated base pay is $67,833 per year. The estimated additional pay is $4,593 per year. Additional pay could include bonus, stock, commission, profit sharing or tips. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Breakdown


Total Pay

Pay TypePay EstimateMost Likely Range% of Total Pay
Base Pay
$67,833/yr$43K - $108K93.7%
$4,593/yr$3K - $6K6.3%

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The average salary for an Exploitation Cryptanalyst is $50,891 per year in United States, which is 29% lower than the average National Security Agency salary of $72,426 per year for this job.

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