The average salary for an Ethical Hacker is $93,766 per year.
Ethical Hacker Total Pay (?
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$30,000 - $130,487
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$30,000 - $130,487  
   
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$100.67 - $9,933  
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$26,315 - $135,127  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Job Description for Ethical Hacker
  • 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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Gender
Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 13%
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