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

The average Entry-Level IT Network Security Consultant can expect to rake in roughly $72K per year. Total incomes of Entry-Level IT Network Security Consultants incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $11K from bonuses and close to $52K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $43K and $106K. Geography and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. There are far more male Entry-Level IT Network Security Consultants survey respondents than women, making up 85 percent. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$49,417 - $99,447
$49K
$72K
$99K
MEDIAN: $72,346
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$11.74 - $58.54
$12
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$59
MEDIAN: $20.22
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,417 - $99,447  
   
Bonus
$964 - $10,553  
Profit Sharing
$200.67 - $51,521  
Commission
$6,000  
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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$43,150 - $105,661  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 379
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.74 - $58.54  
   
Overtime
$0.95 - $46.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$964 - $10,553  
   
Commission
$6,000  
Profit Sharing
$200.67 - $51,521  
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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$43,150 - $105,661  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 46

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Although the highest salaries can be found at PricewaterhouseCoopers where median pay is $77K, there is little variation in compensation; paychecks are spread only between $64K and $100K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $72,974

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

For Entry-Level IT Network Security Consultants, New York provides a pay rate that is 14 percent greater than the national average. Entry-Level IT Network Security Consultants will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+11 percent), Seattle (+8 percent), San Francisco (+7 percent), and Bellevue (+5 percent). The lowest-paying market is Irvine, which sits 15 percent below the national average. On the whole, employers pay 5 percent below the median salary for those in this field in Atlanta and Philadelphia.

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

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
17%
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Skills That Affect Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) Salaries

Cyber Security
▲6%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲6%

Web Security & Encryption
▲4%

Linux
▲3%


Security Intrusion Detection
▲1%

Cisco Networking
▲1%

National Average
$73,000


Security Policies and Procedures
▼2%


Network Security Management
▼4%

Security Maintenance
▼6%

Risk Management / Risk Control
▼9%

Microsoft Office
▼11%

Network Management / Administration
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 10%
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