Penetration tester

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How much does a Penetration Tester make in the United States?

Average base salary
367 salaries reported, updated at Jul 04, 2020
per year
The average salary for a penetration tester is $121,331 per year in the United States.
Most common benefits
  • Referral program
  • 401(k) matching
  • Food provided
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
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Most common benefits for Penetration Testers

  • Referral program
  • 401(k) matching
  • Food provided
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401(k)
  • Paid time off
  • On-site gym
  • Parental leave
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
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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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