Security Consultant, IT Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Security Consultant, IT is $78,731 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 Total Pay (?
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$48,764 - $123,273
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MEDIAN: $78,731
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Security Consultant, IT Total Pay (?
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$16.78 - $75.76
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MEDIAN: $38.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,764 - $123,273  
   
Bonus
$342.55 - $15,232  
Profit Sharing
$511 - $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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$45,982 - $129,495  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 243
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$16.78 - $75.76  
   
Overtime
$13.29 - $76.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$342.55 - $15,232  
   
Profit Sharing
$511 - $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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$45,982 - $129,495  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 243
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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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Washington
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National Average
$82,000
Atlanta
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New York
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Experience Affects Security Consultant, IT Salaries

National Average
$82,000

Skills That Affect Security Consultant, IT Salaries

Security Maintenance
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Security Intrusion Detection
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Security Policies and Procedures
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Security Risk Management
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Security Testing and Auditing
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National Average
$82,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 55 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
26%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 9%
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