Average Senior Security Consultant Salary

$108,558
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,666
Bonus
$32,500
Commission
$4,943
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The average salary for a Senior Security Consultant is $108,558.
10%
$76k
MEDIAN
$109k
90%
$144k
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$76k - $144k
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$77k - $158k
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What Do Senior Security Consultants Do?

Senior Security Consultant Tasks
  • Assess vulnerability of information systems through usage of various software security tools.
  • Conduct interviews to gain customer information and maintain customer relationships.
  • Prepare and deliver risk analysis reports based on findings.
  • Identify security risks and provide improvement suggestions.

Job Satisfaction for Senior Security Consultant

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The top respondents for the job title Senior Security Consultant are from the companies EY (Ernst & Young), Deloitte & Touche LLP and Booz, Allen, and Hamilton. Reported salaries are highest at Fireye where the average pay is $122,465. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. and EY (Ernst & Young), earning around $110,000 and $101,130, respectively. Booz, Allen, and Hamilton pays the lowest at around $74,749. Deloitte & Touche LLP and Symantec Corporation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $93,636 and $96,056, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Senior Security Consultants?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Security Consultants?

An early career Senior Security Consultant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $94,739 based on 90 salaries. A mid-career Senior Security Consultant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $109,090 based on 148 salaries. An experienced Senior Security Consultant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $123,586 based on 168 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $123,759.
Employees with Senior Security Consultant in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 19.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (8.5% more) and Denver, Colorado (6.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (5.8% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (2.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 493 survey responses.
Early Career
18.3%
Mid Career
30.0%
Experienced
34.1%
Late Career
17.6%