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Security Consultant, IT Salary

A Security Consultant, IT earns an average salary of $81,089 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$51,050 - $132,979
(Median)
$51K
$81K
$130K
MEDIAN: $81,089
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$15.32 - $83.19
(Median)
$15
$40
$83
MEDIAN: $40
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,050 - $132,979  
   
Bonus
$496.65 - $15,317  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,891  
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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$50,094 - $144,505  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 207
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$15.32 - $83.19  
   
Overtime
$13.38 - $76.40  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$496.65 - $15,317  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,891  
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).
)
$50,094 - $144,505  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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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.

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Experience Affects Security Consultant, IT Salaries


Late-Career
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National Average
$86,000


Skills That Affect Security Consultant, IT Salaries

Security Maintenance
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Security Policies and Procedures
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National Average
$86,000

Security Intrusion Detection
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 12%