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Security Consultant, IT Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Security Consultant, IT is $78,914 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Security Maintenance is associated with high pay for this job.
Security Consultant, IT Salary (?
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$49,923 - $124,630
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MEDIAN: $78,913
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Security Consultant, IT Salary (?
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$15.35 - $80.00
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MEDIAN: $40
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,923 - $124,630  
   
Bonus
$490.35 - $15,427  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,787  
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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$49,682 - $133,410  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 206
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$15.35 - $80.00  
   
Overtime
$13.38 - $75.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$490.35 - $15,427  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,787  
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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$49,682 - $133,410  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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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
  • 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, IT

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

Pay Difference By Location

Houston
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Chicago
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National Average
$83,000
New York
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Washington
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Atlanta
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Experience Affects Security Consultant, IT Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%
National Average
$83,000

Skills That Affect Security Consultant, IT Salaries

Security Maintenance
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Security Policies and Procedures
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Security Intrusion Detection
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National Average
$83,000
Security Risk Management
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
11%
female alumni
 
Male
89%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 10%