Senior Security Consultant Salary

The average pay for a Senior Security Consultant is $101,290 per year. A skill in Computer Security is associated with high pay for this job.

$72,479 - $136,244
(Median)
$72K
$100K
$140K
MEDIAN: $101,289
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$14.79 - $127.48
(Median)
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$130
MEDIAN: $51.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$72,479 - $136,244  
   
Bonus
$1,546 - $20,121  
Profit Sharing
$1,250 - $29,934  
Commission
$20,000  
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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$73,775 - $149,746  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 415
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$14.79 - $127.48  
   
Overtime
$50.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,546 - $20,121  
   
Commission
$20,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,250 - $29,934  
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).
)
$73,775 - $149,746  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Job Description for Senior Security Consultant

Senior security consultants are responsible for providing effective system security recommendations for their organization. They analyze security settings and subsequently give advice to their organization, as well as check for security risks and take specific steps to highten security levels. These consultants help minimize security risks by using specialized techniques and scripts. They also monitor user activities and suggest changes to system procedures, as well as strengthen the security of wired and wireless connections. Proficient with security tools, senior software consultants serve as expert users on different operating systems; additionally, they follow industry security standards and user privacy protocols.

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Senior Security Consultant Tasks

  • Prepare and deliver risk analysis reports based on findings.
  • Identify security risks and provide improvement suggestions.
  • Assess vulnerability of information systems through usage of various software security tools.
  • Conduct interviews to gain customer information and maintain customer relationships.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $107,389

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Experience Affects Senior Security Consultant Salaries



National Average
$107,000



Skills That Affect Senior Security Consultant Salaries



Security Risk Management
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Security Testing and Auditing
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Network Security Management
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National Average
$107,000


Project Management
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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