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Penetration Tester Salary

$69,000 - $77,999
3% of jobs
$78,000 - $86,999
5% of jobs
$87,000 - $95,999
11% of jobs
$99,000 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$96,000 - $104,999
18% of jobs
$105,000 - $113,999
12% of jobs
The average salary is $117,523 a year
$114,000 - $122,999
12% of jobs
$132,000 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$123,000 - $131,999
15% of jobs
$132,000 - $140,999
8% of jobs
$141,000 - $149,999
5% of jobs
$150,000 - $158,999
4% of jobs
$159,000 - $168,000
3% of jobs

National Average

$69,000 $117,523/year $168,000
Penetration Tester Salary Comparison by Location
Nationwide
United States
$117,523
Ashburn, VA
Virginia
$120,521

As of Jun 10, 2019, the average annual pay for a Penetration Tester in the United States is $117,523 a year.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $168,000 and as low as $69,000, the majority of Penetration Tester salaries currently range between $99,000 (25th percentile) to $132,000 (75th percentile) across the United States. The average pay range for a Penetration Tester varies little (about $33,000), which suggests that regardless of location, there are not many opportunities for increased pay or advancement, even with several years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Penetration Tester job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. People working as a Penetration Tester in your area are making on average $120,521 per year or $2,998 (3%) more than the national average annual salary of $117,523. Virginia ranks number 16 out of 50 states nationwide for Penetration Tester salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Penetration Tester jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

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Average Penetration Tester Salary Across the U.S.

Salary Range (Percentile)
  25th Average 75th
Annual Salary $99,000 $117,523 $132,000
Monthly Salary $8,250 $9,794 $11,000
Weekly Salary $1,904 $2,260 $2,538
Hourly Salary $48 $57 $63

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