$79,260
Avg. Salary
$25.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$5,087

Bonus

$2,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) is $25.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) is $79,260 per year.

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MEDIAN $79,260
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$0$142K
Salary $38,000 - $128,083
Bonus $256 - $121,641
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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$36,340 - $142,991
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 94
Hourly Data $0$450
Hourly Rate $25.00
Overtime $72.89
Annual Data $0$142K
Bonus $256 - $121,641
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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$36,340 - $142,991
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

Job Description

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.

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Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
28%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
3%

How Experience Affects Salaries

Mid-Career
▲25%

Experienced
▲16%

National Average
$79,000

Entry-Level
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
28%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 27%