Security Consultant, IT Salary (United States)

A Security Consultant, IT earns an average salary of $79,751 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Security Consultant, IT Salary (?
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$49,248 - $125,182
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MEDIAN: $79,751
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Security Consultant, IT Salary (?
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$16.97 - $75.50
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,248 - $125,182  
   
Bonus
$425.00 - $15,410  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $9,933  
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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$49,173 - $132,341  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 194
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$16.97 - $75.50  
   
Overtime
$13.38 - $75.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$425.00 - $15,410  
   
Profit Sharing
$503 - $9,933  
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).
)
$49,173 - $132,341  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | 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

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Pay Difference By Location

Houston
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Washington
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$84,000
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Experience Affects Security Consultant, IT Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$84,000

Skills That Affect Security Consultant, IT Salaries

Security Maintenance
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IT Security & Infrastructure
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Security Policies and Procedures
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Security Intrusion Detection
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National Average
$84,000
Security Testing and Auditing
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Security Risk Management
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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
7%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 10%
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