Average Ethical Hacker Salary

$78,119
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$49k
MEDIAN
$78k
90%
$145k

The average salary for an Ethical Hacker is $78,119

Base Salary
$49k - $145k
Bonus
$48 - $33k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $99k
Total Pay
$46k - $204k
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What Do Ethical Hackers Do?

Ethical Hacker 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 Breakdown

Male
90.0%
Female
10.0%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

62%

Dental

62%

Vision

48%

None

38%