Security Researcher Salaries in United States

134 SalariesUpdated May 13, 2021

Average Base Pay
$118,624 / yr
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How much does a Security Researcher make?

The national average salary for a Security Researcher is $118,624 in United States. Filter by location to see Security Researcher salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 134 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Security Researcher employees.

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Security Researcher

Intel Corporation

$129,836/yr

Range: $105K - $179K

40 salaries

$129,836/yr
$105K$179K

Security Researcher

McAfee

$110,715/yr

Range: $65K - $182K

21 salaries

$110,715/yr
$65K$182K

Security Researcher

Adobe

$151,791/yr

Range: $100K - $218K

10 salaries

$151,791/yr
$100K$218K

Security Researcher

Forcepoint

$91,091/yr

Range: $39K - $125K

10 salaries

$91,091/yr
$39K$125K

Security Researcher

Palo Alto Networks

$140,919/yr

Range: $127K - $151K

6 salaries

$140,919/yr
$127K$151K

Security Researcher

Cisco Systems

$120,788/yr

Range: $85K - $142K

4 salaries

$120,788/yr
$85K$142K

Security Researcher

Microsoft

$131,962/yr

Range: $117K - $148K

4 salaries

$131,962/yr
$117K$148K

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Security Researcher

Forescout Technologies

$116,638/yr

Range: $113K - $158K

4 salaries

$116,638/yr
$113K$158K

Security Researcher

Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE

$150,208/yr

Range: $119K - $169K

4 salaries

$150,208/yr
$119K$169K

Security Researcher

Sonatype

$102,622/yr

Range: $98K - $115K

4 salaries

$102,622/yr
$98K$115K

Security Researcher

Trustwave

$97,028/yr

Range: $90K - $136K

3 salaries

$97,028/yr
$90K$136K

Security Researcher

Fortify Software

$146,627/yr

Range: $118K - $167K

3 salaries

$146,627/yr
$118K$167K

Security Researcher

Alert Logic

$104,651/yr

Range: $100K - $108K

3 salaries

$104,651/yr
$100K$108K

Security Researcher

Verizon

$123,087/yr

Range: $121K - $131K

3 salaries

$123,087/yr
$121K$131K

Security Researcher

MITRE

$124,080/yr

Range: $117K - $125K

3 salaries

$124,080/yr
$117K$125K

Security Researcher

Booz Allen Hamilton

$120,998/yr

Range: $113K - $125K

3 salaries

$120,998/yr
$113K$125K

Security Researcher

General Dynamics Information Technology

$100,997/yr

Range: $98K - $109K

3 salaries

$100,997/yr
$98K$109K

Security Researcher

Akamai

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$98K - $113K

2 salaries

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$98K - $113K
$98K$113K

Security Researcher

GE Power

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$127K - $154K

2 salaries

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$127K - $154K
$127K$154K

Security Researcher - Hourly Intern

Intel Corporation

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$38 - $46hourly

2 salaries

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$38 - $46hourly
$38$46

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent security researcher salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$70,000
per year
A Security Researcher in the Pittsburgh, PA Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Pittsburgh, PA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$21,000
per year
A Computer Security Researcher in the Ann Arbor, MI Area area reported making $21,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Ann Arbor, MI Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Hospital
$98,000
per year
A Security Researcher in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $98,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$168,000
per year
A Security Researcher in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $168,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$132,000
per year
A Cyber Security Researcher in the Idaho Falls, ID Area area reported making $132,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Idaho Falls, ID Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Government
$48,000
per year
A Conflicts Researcher in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $48,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$85,000
per year
A Security Researcher in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $85,000 per year
Job Highlights
Austin, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$90,637
per year
A Security Researcher in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $90,637 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$18
hourly
A Conflicts Researcher in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization