Ethical Hacker Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Ethical Hacker is $88,904 per year.
Ethical Hacker Total Pay (?
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$30,410 - $129,418
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$30,410 - $129,418  
   
Bonus
$101.37 - $10,101  
Total Pay (?
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$26,750 - $132,832  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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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
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 13%
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