A Security Consultant, IT earns an average salary of $77,533 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Security Maintenance, IT Security & Infrastructure, and Security Policies and Procedures.

$53,206 - $108,696
$53K
$78K
$110K
MEDIAN: $77,533
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50%
90%

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$19.00 - $200.00
$53
MEDIAN: $53.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,206 - $108,696  
   
Bonus
$1,459 - $10,380  
Profit Sharing
$5,250  
Total Pay (?
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$55,207 - $116,485  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 132
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$70$140$210
Hourly Rate
$53.00  
   
Overtime
$75.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,459 - $10,380  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,250  
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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$55,207 - $116,485  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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Job Description for Security Consultant, IT

An information technology (IT) security consultant works with companies' computer networks and technological assets. Consultants in this sector concern themselves with the safety and integrity of the organization’s data, including the way it is stored and the way it is communicated.

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Security Consultant, IT 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 by Experience Level for Security Consultant, IT

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Key Stats for Security Consultant, IT

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
048
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Security Consultant, IT Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$79,000


Skills That Affect Security Consultant, IT Salaries

Security Maintenance
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National Average
$79,000


Security Intrusion Detection
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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