Cryptographer

But federalpay.org publishes some unclassified authorities employment knowledge. According to that site, the FBI employed 18 cryptanalysts in 2018 at a median annual salary of over $125,000. SalaryExpert.com calculates the average annual wage of cryptanalysts to be about $seventy five,000. The worldwide staffing shortage in the cybersecurity industry is nicely documented, and cryptoanalysis is not any different. There is a certain spy world attraction to being a cryptanalyst that continuously brings new mathematicians and computer…