The average salary for a Senior Security Consultant is $103,404 per year.

$72,958 - $139,017
(Median)
$73K
$100K
$140K
MEDIAN: $103,404
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$14.85 - $121.81
(Median)
$15
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$120
MEDIAN: $55.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$72,958 - $139,017  
   
Bonus
$1,980 - $20,457  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $12,723  
Commission
$22,500  
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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$74,984 - $152,414  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 326
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$14.85 - $121.81  
   
Overtime
$20.09 - $104.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,980 - $20,457  
   
Commission
$22,500  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $12,723  
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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$74,984 - $152,414  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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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: $109,567

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Experience Affects Senior Security Consultant Salaries



National Average
$110,000



Skills That Affect Senior Security Consultant Salaries


Network Security Management
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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
$110,000

Project Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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