Average Penetration Tester Salary in India

₹606,004
Avg. Base Salary (INR)
10%
₹210k
MEDIAN
₹606k
90%
₹2m

The average salary for a Penetration Tester is ₹606,004

Base Salary
₹210k - ₹2m
Bonus
₹5k - ₹203k
Profit Sharing
₹1k - ₹527k
Total Pay
₹215k - ₹2m
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What Do Penetration Testers Do?

Penetration Tester Tasks
  • Conduct IT/Cyber Security assessments / penetration tests (hands-on work), as an individual, self-managed tester, or in small project teams.
  • Work with customers to determine their need for security assessments, present and explain the employed methodology, and support them with feedback and verification during mitigation.
  • Document findings for management and technical staff and recommend mitigating actions.
  • Follow industry best practice methodologies for penetration testing, and be able to use tools for a basis level assessment.
  • Search for security vulnerabilities in web applications, fat/thin client applications, and standard applications, and assess the secure configuration of operating systems and network devices.
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Gender Breakdown

Male
97.0%
Female
3.0%
This data is based on 66 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

68%

Dental

4%

Vision

5%

None

32%