Security Consultant, IT Salary

A Security Consultant, IT earns an average salary of $77,746 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.

$53,072 - $109,106
$53K
$78K
$110K
MEDIAN: $77,746
10%
50%
90%

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$24.50 - $250.00
$80
MEDIAN: $80.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,072 - $109,106  
   
Bonus
$1,441 - $10,438  
Profit Sharing
$5,250  
Total Pay (?
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$55,431 - $116,838  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 129
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$90$180$270
Hourly Rate
$80.00  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,441 - $10,438  
   
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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$55,431 - $116,838  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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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

Pay by Experience for a Security Consultant, IT has a positive trend. An entry-level Security Consultant, IT with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 86 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Security Consultant, IT with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Security Consultant, IT which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $104,000 based on 18 salaries. A Security Consultant, IT with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $130,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $79,678

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Security Consultant, IT Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Security Consultant, IT?

Security Consultant, IT in Minneapolis:
"Stressful But With Benefits."
Pros: Having a flexible schedule and being able to work from home when necessary is very nice.
Cons: It can be stressful at times with demanding clients and deadlines that need to be met.

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Key Stats for Security Consultant, IT

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Security Consultant, IT Salaries

Late-Career
▲63%

▲31%

▲17%

National Average
$80,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Security Consultant, IT Salaries

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 10%