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Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Salary

A Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) earns an average salary of $70,791 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$29,361 - $136,852
(Median)
$29K
$71K
$140K
MEDIAN: $70,791
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$29,361 - $136,852  
   
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$0.00 - $20,608  
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$29,087 - $130,760  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 46

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Job Description for Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

  • Perform application analysis, reverse engineering, malware analysis, protocol analysis, and debugging.
  • Penetrate networks or computer systems to find and fix computer security vulnerabilities.

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Experience Affects Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 61%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$72,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 9%