Average Penetration Tester Salary at Paylocity

$97,663
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$5,000
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$27,500
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The average salary for a Penetration Tester at Paylocity is $97,663.
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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Penetration Tester

The top respondents for the job title Penetration Tester are from the companies Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, Acme, Inc. and International Business Machines (IBM) Corp.. Reported salaries are highest at Acme, Inc. where the average pay is $109,927. Booz, Allen, and Hamilton pays the lowest at around $79,497.

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