Digital Forensics Analysts

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Description

Conduct investigations on computer-based crimes establishing documentary or physical evidence, such as digital media and logs associated with cyber intrusion incidents. Analyze digital evidence and investigate computer security incidents to derive information in support of system and network vulnerability mitigation. Preserve and present computer-related evidence in support of criminal, fraud, counterintelligence, or law enforcement investigations.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit67.56%
  2. State and local government14.05%
  3. Private, not for profit7.63%
  4. Federal government6.56%
  5. Self-employed3.96%
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$92,870

State-by-state Salary

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$123,320
$32,000
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Education

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