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Ethical Hacker Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Ethical Hacker is $85,000 per year.
Ethical Hacker Salary (?
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$30,639 - $166,381
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National Salary Data

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$30,639 - $166,381  
   
Bonus
$103.04 - $10,033  
Total Pay (?
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$29,590 - $138,873  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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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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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 11%