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

Earnings for Entry-Level IT Network Security Consultants come in at around $72K annually on average. Cash earnings for Entry-Level IT Network Security Consultants — which occasionally include more than $11K from bonuses and more than $7K from profit sharing — stretch from around $42K to approximately $107K. Residence 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 (83 percent) who took the survey. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level IT Network Security Consultants, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$49,714 - $100,164
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$72K
$100K
MEDIAN: $71,785
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$12.16 - $59.67
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,714 - $100,164  
   
Bonus
$484.79 - $11,335  
Profit Sharing
$200.67 - $7,213  
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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$41,853 - $106,860  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 365
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.16 - $59.67  
   
Overtime
$1.04 - $66.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$484.79 - $11,335  
   
Commission
$6,240  
Profit Sharing
$200.67 - $7,213  
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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$41,853 - $106,860  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 51

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Employees at PricewaterhouseCoopers enjoy the biggest paychecks, and $77K is the median salary. Range in pay, on the other hand, is narrow, with lower figures hovering around $64K and higher ones not far away at only $100K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $72,391

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For Entry-Level IT Network Security Consultants, New York provides a pay rate that is 8 percent greater than the national average. Entry-Level IT Network Security Consultants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+7 percent), San Francisco (+7 percent), Bellevue (+5 percent), and Dallas (+5 percent). The lowest-paying market is Irvine, which sits 14 percent below the national average. Workers in Atlanta and Austin earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (5 percent less and 4 percent less, respectively).

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

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
16%
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Skills That Affect Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) Salaries

Cyber Security
▲7%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲5%

UNIX
▲5%

Web Security & Encryption
▲3%


Security Intrusion Detection
▲1%

Linux
▲1%

Cisco Networking
▲1%

Security Policies and Procedures
▼0%

National Average
$72,000

Security Risk Management
▼1%

Security Testing and Auditing
▼2%

Network Security Management
▼3%

Security Maintenance
▼4%

Network Management / Administration
▼6%

Microsoft Office
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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