Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) Salary

The average pay for a Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) is $82,476 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Network Security Management and Cisco Networking.
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$54,106 - $131,482
$54K
$85K
$130K
MEDIAN: $84,660
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$15.52 - $102
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$100
MEDIAN: $36.64
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$0$149K
Salary $54,106 - $131,482
Bonus $1,003 - $19,329
Profit Sharing $9.86 - $24,190
Commission $8.07 - $22,846
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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$50,564 - $149,429
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,172
Hourly Data $0$121
Hourly Rate $15.52 - $102
Hourly Tips $1.11
Overtime $14.90 - $121
Annual Data $0$149K
Bonus $1,003 - $19,329
Commission $8.07 - $22,846
Profit Sharing $9.86 - $24,190
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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$50,564 - $149,429
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 194

Job Description for Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology)

Security consultants (computing/networking/information technology) often work in large organizations and educational institutions that have large digitized databases.

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Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) Tasks

  • Assess vulnerability, including preforming penetration tests.
  • Provide incident response and forensics.
  • Interface with clients and technically manage security projects.
  • Educate business about polices, procedure and standards.
  • Assist in risk analysis and mitigation techniques.

Common Career Paths for Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology)


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Popular Skills for Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology)

Pay by Experience Level for Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology)

Pay by Experience for a Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) has a positive trend. An entry-level Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 406 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 213 salaries. An experienced Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $113,000 based on 203 salaries. A Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $127,000 based on 65 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $87,701

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Key Stats for Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology)

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 176 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) Salaries

▲44%

▲29%

▲12%

National Average
$88,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) Salaries







National Average
$88,000

Security Testing and Auditing
▼3%

Cyber Security
▼3%

Security Maintenance
▼3%


▼6%




Microsoft Exchange
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 176 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 14%