AU$117,865
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The average pay for a Senior Security Consultant is AU$117,865 per year.

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AU$87,896 - AU$155,714
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 76

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

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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 AU$90,000 based on 6 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 AU$113,000 based on 19 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 AU$128,000 based on 19 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 AU$120,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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National Average: AU$120,589

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Key Stats for Senior Security Consultant

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Senior Security Consultant Salaries

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National Average
AU$121,000

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Skills That Affect Senior Security Consultant Salaries

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

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: 19%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 81%