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

The average pay for a Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) is $81,555 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 Security Risk Management.
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$54,451 - $125,055
(Median)
$54K
$82K
$130K
MEDIAN: $81,555
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$14.97 - $99.98
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$15
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$100
MEDIAN: $43.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,451 - $125,055  
   
Bonus
$1,014 - $18,066  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,820  
Commission
$6,240  
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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$50,875 - $145,554  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 638
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$14.97 - $99.98  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.11  
Overtime
$10.21 - $125.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,014 - $18,066  
   
Commission
$6,240  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,820  
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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$50,875 - $145,554  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 103
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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

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

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National Average: $84,457

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Experience Affects Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) Salaries




National Average
$84,000


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

UNIX
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Security Testing and Auditing
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Security Maintenance
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Cyber Security
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National Average
$84,000

Linux
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Microsoft Exchange
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 85 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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