Penetration Testers

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Description

Evaluate network system security by conducting simulated internal and external cyberattacks using adversary tools and techniques. Attempt to breach and exploit critical systems and gain access to sensitive information to assess system security.

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Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit67.56%
  2. State and local government14.05%
  3. Private, not for profit7.63%
  4. Federal government6.56%
  5. Self-employed3.96%

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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$92,870

Military salary*

$100,002

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State-by-state Salary

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$123,320
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Education

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