Security Consultant, IT Salary

A Security Consultant, IT earns an average salary of $77,746 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Security Maintenance, IT Security & Infrastructure, and Security Policies and Procedures.

$52,095 - $119,866
$52K
$77K
$120K
MEDIAN: $76,682
10%
50%
90%

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$49.13 - $203
$85
MEDIAN: $85.00
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$0$130K
Salary $52,095 - $119,866
Bonus $1,007 - $14,681
Profit Sharing $5,250
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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$55,794 - $130,398
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 120
Hourly Data $0$203
Hourly Rate $85.00
Overtime $75.00
Annual Data $0$130K
Bonus $1,007 - $14,681
Profit Sharing $5,250
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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$55,794 - $130,398
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

Job Description for Security Consultant, IT

An information technology (IT) security consultant works with companies' computer networks and technological assets. Consultants in this sector concern themselves with the safety and integrity of the organization’s data, including the way it is stored and the way it is communicated.

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Security Consultant, IT 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, IT


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Security Consultant, IT Job Listings

Popular Skills for Security Consultant, IT

Pay by Experience Level for Security Consultant, IT

Pay by Experience for a Security Consultant, IT has a positive trend. An entry-level Security Consultant, IT with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 86 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Security Consultant, IT with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Security Consultant, IT which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $104,000 based on 18 salaries. A Security Consultant, IT with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $130,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $80,055

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

Security Consultant, IT Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Security Consultant, IT?

Security Consultant, IT in Minneapolis:
"Stressful But With Benefits."
Pros: Having a flexible schedule and being able to work from home when necessary is very nice.
Cons: It can be stressful at times with demanding clients and deadlines that need to be met.

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Key Stats for Security Consultant, IT

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Security Consultant, IT Salaries

Late-Career
▲62%

▲30%

▲17%

National Average
$80,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Security Consultant, IT Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 12%