The average Penetration Tester salary lies between USD 55,368 and USD 132,000 globally. It represents the overall compensation/gross salary amount for the working year (before deductions like social security, taxes and other contributions), not including equity/stock options or similar benefits.
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All data shown are full-time equivalent (FTE) salaries. Part-time salary information has been extrapolated to its FTE value.Last updated: Dec. 10, 2023
Top 20 Job Tags for Penetration Tester roles
The three most common job tag items assiciated with Penetration Tester job listings are Pentesting, Vulnerabilities and OSCP. Below you find a list of the 20 most occuring job tags in 2023 and the number of open jobs that where associated with them during that period:Pentesting | 125 jobs Vulnerabilities | 120 jobs OSCP | 91 jobs Cloud | 85 jobs Application security | 52 jobs Scripting | 52 jobs OWASP | 49 jobs Linux | 48 jobs Compliance | 48 jobs CEH | 47 jobs Python | 45 jobs Windows | 41 jobs Exploit | 40 jobs AWS | 37 jobs Red team | 37 jobs GPEN | 36 jobs Security assessment | 35 jobs Burp Suite | 34 jobs Computer Science | 34 jobs Cryptography | 33 jobs
Top 20 Job Perks/Benefits for Penetration Tester roles
The three most common job benefits and perks assiciated with Penetration Tester job listings are Career development, Health care and Flex hours. Below you find a list of the 20 most occuring job perks or benefits in 2023 and the number of open jobs that where offering them during that period:Career development | 90 jobs Health care | 48 jobs Flex hours | 45 jobs Competitive pay | 40 jobs Team events | 37 jobs Salary bonus | 27 jobs Startup environment | 23 jobs Equity | 22 jobs 401(k) matching | 15 jobs Flex vacation | 15 jobs Insurance | 15 jobs Fitness / gym | 14 jobs Wellness | 9 jobs Conferences | 8 jobs Parental leave | 7 jobs Medical leave | 5 jobs Unlimited paid time off | 5 jobs Snacks / Drinks | 4 jobs Yoga | 4 jobs Transparency | 2 jobs
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