Senior Security Consultant Salary

The average salary for a Senior Security Consultant is $106,190 per year.

$76,039 - $145,376
$76K
$110K
$150K
MEDIAN: $106,190
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$17.75 - $84.45
$18
$61
$84
MEDIAN: $61.04
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$76,039 - $145,376  
   
Bonus
$1,505 - $20,365  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $13,000  
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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$77,287 - $156,880  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 301
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$17.75 - $84.45  
   
Overtime
$44.38 - $106.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,505 - $20,365  
   
Commission
$20,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $13,000  
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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$77,287 - $156,880  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | 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 by Experience Level for Senior Security Consultant

Pay by Experience for a Senior Security Consultant has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Security Consultant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 87 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Security Consultant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $107,000 based on 116 salaries. An experienced Senior Security Consultant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $126,000 based on 134 salaries. A Senior Security Consultant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $137,000 based on 68 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $112,268

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Key Stats for Senior Security Consultant

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Senior Security Consultant Salaries

▲22%

▲12%

National Average
$112,000

▼4%

▼14%

Skills That Affect Senior Security Consultant Salaries



Network Security Management
▲4%


Security Policies and Procedures
▼0%

National Average
$112,000


Cyber Security
▼2%

Project Management
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 12%