Entry-Level Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level IT Network Security Consultants is around $73K annually. With some bonuses approaching $12K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $63K, overall incomes of Entry-Level IT Network Security Consultants spread between $43K and $108K depending on individual performance. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Men make up the vast majority of Entry-Level IT Network Security Consultants (84 percent) who took the survey. For the most part, Entry-Level IT Network Security Consultants enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$49,362 - $100,481
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$73K
$100K
MEDIAN: $72,947
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$11.23 - $59.43
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$0$107K
Salary $49,362 - $100,481
Bonus $825 - $12,000
Profit Sharing $200.00 - $62,500
Commission $6,000
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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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$42,618 - $107,662
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 360
Hourly Data $0$59
Hourly Rate $11.23 - $59.43
Overtime $1.04 - $46.54
Annual Data $0$107K
Bonus $825 - $12,000
Commission $6,000
Profit Sharing $200.00 - $62,500
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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$42,618 - $107,662
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 42

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With a median salary of $77K, PricewaterhouseCoopers offers Entry-Level IT Network Security Consultants the highest pay. However, earnings don't seem to live on a large spectrum; they generally peter out at $64K and are capped at $100K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $73,662

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Entry-Level IT Network Security Consultants that is 13 percent greater than the national average, New York offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Entry-Level IT Network Security Consultants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+10 percent), Seattle (+7 percent), San Francisco (+6 percent), and Bellevue (+4 percent). In Irvine, salaries are 15 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Below-median salaries also turn up in Atlanta and Philadelphia (6 percent lower).

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

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) in Columbus:
Invest the time to learning, education, and networking.

Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) in San Antonio:
"Career Path."
Cyber security requirements are still evolving. Rarely is there a clear path to take for advancement.

Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) in Seattle:
"Mind over matter; you don't mind and it does not matter."
STUDY.

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

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
17%
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Skills That Affect Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) Salaries

Cyber Security
▲5%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲5%

Web Security & Encryption
▲3%

Linux
▲2%


Security Intrusion Detection
▼0%

Cisco Networking
▼0%

National Average
$74,000


Security Policies and Procedures
▼3%


Network Security Management
▼5%

Security Maintenance
▼7%

Risk Management / Risk Control
▼10%

Microsoft Office
▼12%

Network Management / Administration
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 11%
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