Certified Ethical Hacker Salary

How much does a Certified Ethical Hacker make?

The average Certified Ethical Hacker in the US makes $182,214. Certified Ethical Hackers make the most in San Francisco at $273,369, averaging total compensation 50% greater than the US average.

U.S. Average

$182,214
$35,160$786,676
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$182,214
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The average certified-ethical-hacker in the US makes $182,214

Salary Ranges for Certified Ethical Hackers

The salaries of Certified Ethical Hackers in the US range from $35,160 to $786,676 , with a median salary of $168,948 . The middle 57% of Certified Ethical Hackers makes between $168,948 and $374,847, with the top 86% making $786,676.

How much tax will you have to pay as a Certified Ethical Hacker

For an individual filer in this tax bracket, you would have an estimated average federal tax in 2018 of 32%. After a federal tax rate of 32% has been taken out, Certified Ethical Hackers could expect to have a take-home pay of $142,216/year, with each paycheck equaling approximately $5,926*.

* assuming bi-monthly pay period. Taxes estimated using tax rates for a single filer using 2018 federal and state tax tables. Metro-specific taxes are not considered in calculations. This data is intended to be an estimate, not prescriptive financial or tax advice.

Quality of Life for Certified Ethical Hacker

With a take-home pay of roughly $11,851/month, and the median 2BR apartment rental price of $2,506/mo**, a Certified Ethical Hacker would pay 21.15% of their monthly take-home salary towards rent.

** This rental cost was derived according to an online report at Apartment List
*** Average cost of living was acquired from Numbeo's Cost of Living Index

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