$79,536
Avg. Salary
$37.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$5,000

Bonus

$2,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) is $37.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) is $79,536 per year.

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MEDIAN $79,536
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$0$144K
Salary $37,638 - $128,746
Bonus $254 - $122,554
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$36,212 - $144,080
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 91
Hourly Data $0$442
Hourly Rate $37.00
Overtime $72.89
Annual Data $0$144K
Bonus $254 - $122,554
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$36,212 - $144,080
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

Job Description for Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

A certified ethical hacker is an expert in hacking, who helps companies to realize their vulnerabilities. The work can be done for businesses or government organizations. The ethical hacker should have proficient knowledge of various operating systems and hacking techniques. It is important to continuously learn and update skills, as the world of hacking progresses quickly. Sometimes, duties relating to security training at a company will be delegated to the ethical hacker, in order to teach other employees about how they can best protect themselves. So even though much of the work of an ethical hacker is done at a computer in a solitary manner, public speaking and communication skills are also important.

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Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Tasks
  • Penetrate networks or computer systems to find and fix computer security vulnerabilities.
  • Perform application analysis, reverse engineering, malware analysis, protocol analysis, and debugging.

Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Job Listings

Key Stats for Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
28%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Salaries

Mid-Career
▲24%

Experienced
▲15%

National Average
$80,000

Entry-Level
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
28%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 29%