How much does a Security Penetration Tester make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Security Penetration Tester in the United States is $45 as of April 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $40 and $50. Hourly rate 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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System One - Herndon , VA
ACTIVE SECRET Per Federal Government Sector, must be able to pass federal guidelines for security clearance ALTA IT Services is looking for a Penetration Tester Responsibilities: The ST&E team is ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 11 days ago
BreakPoint Labs - Alexandria , VA
REMOTE SENIOR PENETRATION TESTER BreakPoint Labs is seeking a Penetration Tester to help perform ... Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP) [Off Sec] Company Description BreakPoint Labs, a ...
ZipRecruiter - 18 days ago
Job Description THE IMPACT YOU WILL MAKE The Information Security - Penetration Testing - Senior Associate role will offer you the flexibility to make each day your own, while working alongside ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 18 days ago
Avint - Alexandria , VA
Top Secret/SCI, Active Avint is seeking an experienced Penetration Tester to support a Federal ... This position will perform computer network evaluations to include penetration security assessments ...
LinkedIn - 22 days ago
TestPros, Inc. - Sterling , VA
Job Summary TestPros is looking for an experienced Penetration Tester professional to support our IT Security consulting work for various Commercial and Federal consulting services projects. This ...
LinkedIn - 25 days ago
First Information Technology Services - Alexandria , VA
We're looking for a Security Engineer who wants to take their existing penetration testing, infrastructure engineering, and threat research skills to the next level. The work focuses primarily on ...
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