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Penetration Testers

Sources for data displayed in, or linked from, this career's career overview are listed below. Unless otherwise stated:

  • Data from O*NET projects was collected under the O*NET-SOC 2019 occupation 15-1299.04 (Penetration Testers).
  • Data from other sources was collected under the 2018 SOC occupation 15-1299 (Computer Occupations, All Other).
Career video

CareerOneStop career videos

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What they do

O*NET-SOC 2019 taxonomy

Source: O*NET 27.1 Database

On the job, you would

2020 (analyst) task statements

Source: O*NET 27.1 Database


O*NET technology examples

Source: O*NET 27.1 Database


2021 (analyst - preliminary) job zone ratings
CareerOneStop training links
CareerOneStop certification links

Sources: O*NET 27.1 Database, CareerOneStop external site

Job Outlook

O*NET new and emerging occupations
2021 BLS wage data
2021 BLS state employment data

Sources: O*NET New & Emerging research, Bureau of Labor Statistics OEWS external site

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O*NET related occupations
2021 BLS industry employment by occupation

Sources: O*NET 27.1 Database, Bureau of Labor Statistics EP external site