Penetration tester salary in United States
How much does a Penetration Tester make in the United States?
Average base salary
The average salary for a penetration tester is $119,349 per year in the United States. 205 salaries reported, updated at September 27, 2023
Salaries by years of experience in the United States
|Years of experience||Per year|
|Less than 1 year|
|1 to 2 years|
|3 to 5 years|
|6 to 9 years|
|More than 10 years|
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Salary satisfactionBased on 6 ratings
83% of Penetration Testers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.
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