A cryptologist’s is a high-paying job, with government agencies offering numerous employment opportunities. The average income of a cryptologist is $80,000 and the same increases with experience. Most of them work for the National Security Administration (NSA) and academic institutions. Cryptology is a specialized field that involves the study of secret codes. Cryptologists come across problems that may not have been experienced before. A cryptologist is also known as crypto analyst, cryptographer, crypto logic technician or decipherer. The book and movie “The Da Vinci Code” features the study of cryptology.