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Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) is $80,534 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) Salary (?
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$49,697 - $125,390
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MEDIAN: $80,534
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Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) Salary (?
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$14.72 - $121.91
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MEDIAN: $46.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,697 - $125,390  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,725  
Profit Sharing
$975 - $10,161  
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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$47,216 - $148,803  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 902
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$14.72 - $121.91  
   
Overtime
$11.84 - $99.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,725  
   
Profit Sharing
$975 - $10,161  
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).
)
$47,216 - $148,803  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 180
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Job Description for Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology)

Security consultants (computing/networking/information technology) often work in large organizations and educational institutions that have large digitized databases.
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Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) Tasks
  • Educate business about polices, procedure and standards.
  • Assist in risk analysis and mitigation techniques.
  • Interface with clients and technically manage security projects.
  • Assess vulnerability, including preforming penetration tests.
  • Provide incident response and forensics.

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Pay by Experience Level for Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Seattle
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San Francisco
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Atlanta
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Houston
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Los Angeles
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New York
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Denver
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National Average
$84,000
Dallas
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Austin
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San Antonio
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Philadelphia
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Minneapolis
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Experience Affects Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) Salaries

National Average
$84,000

Skills That Affect Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) Salaries

UNIX
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Computer Security
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Internet Information Server (IIS)
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Linux
0%
National Average
$84,000
Security Intrusion Detection
up arrow 2%
Cisco Networking
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Security Maintenance
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Network Management / Administration
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Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 15%