The average pay for a Penetration Tester is AU$92,199 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Security Testing and Auditing and Computer Security. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

AU$56,724 - AU$125,112
AU$57K
AU$91K
AU$130K
MEDIAN: AU$91,335
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AU$56,724 - AU$125,112  
   
Bonus
AU$8,000  
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$50,348 - AU$138,000  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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Key Stats for Penetration Tester

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
7%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Penetration Tester Salaries

Mid-Career
▲29%

National Average
AU$92,000

Entry-Level
▼2%

Skills That Affect Penetration Tester Salaries

Security Testing and Auditing
▲23%

Computer Security
▲23%

Black Box Testing
▲4%

National Average
AU$92,000

IT Security & Infrastructure
▼2%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 12%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 88%
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