$70,629
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$3,893

Profit Sharing

$2,250
Entry-Level IT Security Consultants can expect wages of $71K annually on average. The vast majority of Entry-Level IT Security Consultants (88 percent) who took the survey are men. The majority of Entry-Level IT Security Consultants claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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MEDIAN: $70,629
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$15.26 - $48.61
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$0$103K
Salary $52,298 - $97,870
Bonus $205 - $10,000
Profit Sharing $2,250
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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$53,364 - $103,048
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 155
Hourly Data $0$75
Hourly Rate $30.00
Overtime $75.00
Annual Data $0$103K
Bonus $205 - $10,000
Profit Sharing $2,250
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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$53,364 - $103,048
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

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.

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Key Stats for Security Consultant, IT

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
15%

Skills That Affect Security Consultant, IT Salaries

Security Policies and Procedures
▲4%

Security Risk Management
▲4%

IT Security & Infrastructure
▲3%

Security Testing and Auditing
▲1%

National Average
$72,000

Security Intrusion Detection
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 7%