Security Penetration Tester Salary in the United States

How much does a Security Penetration Tester make in the United States? The average Security Penetration Tester salary in the United States is $90,103 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $83,520 and $96,788. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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$83,520 to $96,788
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Triaxiom Security - CHARLOTTE , North Carolina
Triaxiom Security is an information security firm that specializes in penetration testing and strategic security consulting. Based out of Charlotte, NC, we're a team of creative and collaborative ...
Monster - 9 days ago
Amazon Corporate LLC - Seattle , Washington
Amazon's Offensive Security Team is looking for a penetration tester to identify problems before they're exploited and help keep Amazon secure and safe from attackers. This role has a broad scope ...
Monster - 9 days ago
GTT, LLC - Concord , California
In the position of Cybersecurity Penetration Tester, the analyst will be responsible for the assessment, verification, review, and audit of security/privacy controls and overall security/privacy ...
Monster - 6 days ago
Source Technology -
Penetration Tester - San Antonio An Information Security Consultancy based in San Antonio, who are a trusted adviser to top organizations worldwide and a leader in the cybersecurity industry, are ...
LinkedIn - 3 days ago
Amazon Corporate LLC - Seattle , Washington
The Customer Service Security team is continuously innovating to give our associates easy-to-use ... We need a Customer Service Penetration Tester to join us and help identify systemic security issues ...
Monster - 9 days ago
FlexIT Global -
Summary of Opportunity FLEX IT has an immediate need for a Penetration Tester with a proven track ... LEVELS OF SECURITY ENGINEER ENCOURAGED TO APPLY
LinkedIn - 9 days ago
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Security Penetration Tester in the United States. The base salary for Security Penetration Tester ranges from $83,520 to $96,788 with the average base salary of $90,103. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $87,939 to $104,630 with the average total cash compensation of $94,246.

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