How much does a Security Researcher make in the United States? The average Security Researcher salary in the United States is $128,702 as of September 27, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $118,033 and $138,780. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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25% $118,033 10% $108,320 90% $147,955 75% $138,780 $128,702 50%(Median)
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As a Security Researcher, you will be part of the Advanced Practices team focused on reverse-engineering adversary tradecraft and operationalizing what we learn for the highest echelon of subversive ...
LinkedIn - 24 days ago
This is a position that presents significant opportunities to do research, present at conferences ... Familiarity with mobile security and development resources, terminology, secure design best ...
LinkedIn - 40 days ago
This role will work with our clients to maintain the security solutions provided by the Security Research Architects, covering all aspects of cyber security. In this role, you will be a subject ...
LinkedIn - 24 days ago
Masterapp Labs - Richmond , VA
Conduct security research and keeps abreast of latest security issues. Prepare IT security documentation related to RAs Skills Required 6+ years of experience in Familiar with standard concepts ... - 3 days ago
RICEFW Technologies Inc - Richmond , VA
Conduct security research and keeps abreast of latest security issues. Prepare IT security documentation related to RAs RequiredDesired Skills Skill Required Desired Amount of Experience Consultant ... - 3 days ago
As a cyber security innovator, we are the leader in Mobile Application Security Testing. We ... Our engineers and researchers believe in creating conversations and supporting the community, so we ...
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