Senior Security Consultant Salary

A Senior Security Consultant earns an average salary of $100,367 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Computer Security and IT Security & Infrastructure. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$69,334 - $136,918
(Median)
$69K
$100K
$140K
MEDIAN: $100,367
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$13.00 - $127.17
(Median)
$13
$51
$130
MEDIAN: $51.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$69,334 - $136,918  
   
Bonus
$1,490 - $20,113  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $30,000  
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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$70,599 - $150,609  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 260
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$13.00 - $127.17  
   
Overtime
$19.84 - $70.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,490 - $20,113  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $30,000  
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).
)
$70,599 - $150,609  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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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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Experience Affects Senior Security Consultant Salaries



National Average
$106,000



Skills That Affect Senior Security Consultant Salaries

Computer Security
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National Average
$106,000

Security Policies and Procedures
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 10%