Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) Salary

The average pay for a Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) is $82,239 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are UNIX, Network Security Management, and Cisco Networking.
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$54,698 - $126,557
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MEDIAN: $82,239
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,698 - $126,557  
   
Bonus
$995 - $19,452  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,134  
Commission
$6,240  
Total Pay (?
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$51,016 - $146,211  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 654
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Hourly Rate
$15.05 - $100.06  
   
Overtime
$10.14 - $126.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$995 - $19,452  
   
Commission
$6,240  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,134  
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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$51,016 - $146,211  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 107

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Job Description for Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology)

Security consultants (computing/networking/information technology) often work in large organizations and educational institutions that have large digitized databases.

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Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) Tasks

  • Assess vulnerability, including preforming penetration tests.
  • Provide incident response and forensics.
  • Interface with clients and technically manage security projects.
  • Educate business about polices, procedure and standards.
  • Assist in risk analysis and mitigation techniques.

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Pay Difference by Location

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National Average: $85,150

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Key Stats for Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology)

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 96 votes.
037
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) Salaries




National Average
$85,000


Skills That Affect Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) Salaries

UNIX
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Cyber Security
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 96 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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