The average pay for a Penetration Tester is AU$90,392 per year. A skill in Security Testing and Auditing is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

AU$55,931 - AU$135,063
AU$56K
AU$90K
AU$140K
MEDIAN: AU$90,392
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Salary
AU$55,931 - AU$135,063  
   
Bonus
AU$5,000  
Total Pay (?
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$49,784 - AU$140,937  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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Key Stats for Penetration Tester

053
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
12%
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Experience Affects Penetration Tester Salaries

Mid-Career
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National Average
AU$90,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Penetration Tester Salaries

Security Testing and Auditing
up arrow 30%

Black Box Testing
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IT Security & Infrastructure
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National Average
AU$90,000

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 20%
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vision benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 80%
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