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

$84,613
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,968
Bonus
$3,500
Commission
$3,024
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) is $84,613.
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$56k
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$134k
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MEDIAN $84,613
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Salary
$56k - $134k
Bonus
$1k - $20k
Profit Sharing
$10 - $23k
Commission
$600 - $19k
Total Pay
$51k - $150k

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

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

The top respondents for the job title Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) are from the companies EY (Ernst & Young), Deloitte & Touche LLP and Booz, Allen, and Hamilton. Reported salaries are highest at KPMG, LLP where the average pay is $85,497. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include EY (Ernst & Young) and International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., earning around $81,002 and $80,497, respectively. PricewaterhouseCoopers pays the lowest at around $72,809. Deloitte and Booz, Allen, and Hamilton also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $72,880 and $74,083, respectively.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology). Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology)
Information Security Manager
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) Job Listings

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

Skills in IT Security & Infrastructure, Security Risk Management, Security Testing and Auditing and Security Policies and Procedures are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Cyber Security.

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

An entry-level Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $68,531 based on 246 salaries. An early career Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,610 based on 565 salaries. A mid-career Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,380 based on 346 salaries. An experienced Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $112,434 based on 338 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $128,052.
Employees with Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 21.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (16.2% more) and Seattle, Washington (2.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (15.3% less), Los Angeles, California (4.4% less) and New York, New York (2.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,632 survey responses.
Entry Level
15.1%
Early Career
34.6%
Mid Career
21.2%
Experienced
20.7%
Late Career
8.4%