Average Penetration Tester Salary in Singapore

S$58,406
Avg. Salary
S$10,000
Bonus
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The average salary for a Penetration Tester in Singapore is S$58,406.
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SGD 5k
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SGD 58k
90%
SGD 96k
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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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What Are Popular Skills for Penetration Testers?

Skills in Penetration Testing, Vulnerability Assessment and Security Testing and Auditing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Cyber Security.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Penetration Testers?

An entry-level Penetration Tester with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of S$48,031 based on 10 salaries. An early career Penetration Tester with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of S$58,900 based on 21 salaries. A mid-career Penetration Tester with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of S$81,448 based on 7 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 38 survey responses.
Entry Level
26.3%
Early Career
55.3%
Mid Career
18.4%