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Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) is $68,314 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Salary (?
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$25,342 - $120,603
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MEDIAN: $68,314
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Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Salary (?
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$10.13 - $61.69
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MEDIAN: $40
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$25,342 - $120,603  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,000  
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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$24,626 - $126,833  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 41
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.13 - $61.69  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,000  
   
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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$24,626 - $126,833  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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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

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$69,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Gender

Female
29%
female alumni
 
Male
71%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 17%