The average pay for a Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) is $78,961 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) Total Pay (?
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$48,693 - $121,505
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MEDIAN: $78,961
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Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) Total Pay (?
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$14.50 - $114.53
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MEDIAN: $42.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,693 - $121,505  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,731  
Profit Sharing
$498.33 - $14,391  
Total Pay (?
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$45,169 - $143,275  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,330
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$14.50 - $114.53  
   
Overtime
$12.00 - $83.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,731  
   
Profit Sharing
$498.33 - $14,391  
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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$45,169 - $143,275  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,330
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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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Experience Affects Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) Salaries

National Average
$82,000

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

IT Security & Infrastructure
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Security Intrusion Detection
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National Average
$82,000
Cisco Networking
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Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
11%
female alumni
 
Male
89%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 16%
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