Experienced Penetration Tester Salary

Salaries for Experienced Penetration Testers are generous, with average pay above six figures ($115K) per year. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Experienced Penetration Testers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Experienced Penetration Testers (88 percent) survey respondents are men. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$69,244 - $145,452
$69K
$110K
$150K
MEDIAN: $114,864
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$42.32 - $80.00
$68
MEDIAN: $68.16
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$0$162K
Salary $69,244 - $145,452
Bonus $1,454 - $20,426
Total Pay (?
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$66,749 - $162,971
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 53
Hourly Data $0$80
Hourly Rate $68.16
Overtime $25.00
Annual Data $0$162K
Bonus $1,454 - $20,426
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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$66,749 - $162,971
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

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Key Stats for Penetration Tester

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
10-19 years
90%
20 years or more
10%
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Skills That Affect Penetration Tester Salaries

National Average
$119,000

Security Testing and Auditing
▼3%

Network Security Management
▼3%

Web Security & Encryption
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 18%
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