Entry-Level Security Consultant, IT Salary

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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$51,863 - $97,869
$52K
$70K
$98K
MEDIAN: $69,965
10%
50%
90%

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$15.26 - $42.48
$34
MEDIAN: $33.50
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$0$105K
Salary $51,863 - $97,869
Bonus $998 - $11,546
Profit Sharing $4,000
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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$52,824 - $105,781
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 156
Hourly Data $0$58
Hourly Rate $33.50
Overtime $58.57
Annual Data $0$105K
Bonus $998 - $11,546
Profit Sharing $4,000
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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$52,824 - $105,781
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Feb 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
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
18%

Skills That Affect Security Consultant, IT Salaries

Security Policies and Procedures
▲5%

Security Risk Management
▲5%

IT Security & Infrastructure
▲4%

Security Testing and Auditing
▲2%

National Average
$71,000

Security Intrusion Detection
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
no benefits
None: 5%