Entry-Level Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) Salary

Average Entry-Level IT Network Security Consultants make around $73K annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $12K and $63K, respectively — total cash payment to Entry-Level IT Network Security Consultants can bottom out near $44K or peak near $109K depending on individual performance. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. The majority of Entry-Level IT Network Security Consultants claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The vast majority (85 percent) of Entry-Level IT Network Security Consultants who answered the questionnaire are male. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$48,374 - $102,248
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$73K
$100K
MEDIAN: $72,690
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$11.00 - $57.81
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$0$111K
Salary $48,374 - $102,248
Bonus $986 - $14,795
Profit Sharing $201.34 - $51,064
Commission $6,000
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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$43,961 - $111,766
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 383
Hourly Data $0$66
Hourly Rate $11.00 - $57.81
Overtime $0.63 - $66.00
Annual Data $0$111K
Bonus $986 - $14,795
Commission $6,000
Profit Sharing $201.34 - $51,064
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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$43,961 - $111,766
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 39

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


With a median salary of $77K, PricewaterhouseCoopers offers Entry-Level IT Network Security Consultants the highest pay. However, earnings don't seem to live on a large spectrum; they generally peter out at $64K and are capped at $100K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $73,559

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level IT Network Security Consultants, New York offers exceptional salaries, 12 percent above the national average. Entry-Level IT Network Security Consultants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+10 percent), Seattle (+7 percent), San Francisco (+5 percent), and Bellevue (+3 percent). Irvine ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 15 percent below the national average. Atlanta and Philadelphia are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries tend to be 6 percent less than the median.

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

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) in Columbus:
Invest the time to learning, education, and networking.

Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) in San Antonio:
"Career Path."
Cyber security requirements are still evolving. Rarely is there a clear path to take for advancement.

Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) in Seattle:
"Mind over matter; you don't mind and it does not matter."
STUDY.

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

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 55 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
18%
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Skills That Affect Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) Salaries

Cyber Security
▲6%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲5%

Web Security & Encryption
▲3%

Linux
▲2%


Security Intrusion Detection
▼0%

Cisco Networking
▼0%

National Average
$74,000


Security Policies and Procedures
▼3%


Network Security Management
▼5%

Security Maintenance
▼7%

Risk Management / Risk Control
▼10%

Microsoft Office
▼12%

Network Management / Administration
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 11%
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