A Security Consultant, IT earns an average salary of $77,985 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Security Consultant, IT Total Pay (?
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$45,364 - $121,477
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MEDIAN: $77,985
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Security Consultant, IT Total Pay (?
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$16.92 - $84.72
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MEDIAN: $40
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,364 - $121,477  
   
Bonus
$100.67 - $15,284  
Profit Sharing
$515 - $10,137  
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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$44,244 - $131,043  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 253
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$70$140$210
Hourly Rate
$16.92 - $84.72  
   
Overtime
$13.38 - $197.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$140K$280K$420K
Bonus
$100.67 - $15,284  
   
Profit Sharing
$515 - $10,137  
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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$44,244 - $131,043  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 253
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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
Washington
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National Average
$82,000
New York
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Experience Affects Security Consultant, IT Salaries

National Average
$82,000

Skills That Affect Security Consultant, IT Salaries

Security Intrusion Detection
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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 52 votes.
Gender
Female
11%
female alumni
 
Male
89%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 10%
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