Average Penetration Tester with Security Risk Management Skills Salary

$66,129
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$8,100
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The average salary for a Penetration Tester with Security Risk Management skills is $66,129.
25%
$61k
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$66k
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$91k
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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 Security Testing and Auditing, Penetration Testing, Cyber Security, Web Security & Encryption and Network Security Management are correlated to pay that is above average.

Years of Experience

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