Network Security Engineer with Security Testing and Auditing Skills Salary

Network Security Engineers with Security Testing and Auditing skills can expect wages of $89K annually on average. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and more than half earn vision coverage. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$61,270 - $128,917
$61K
$89K
$130K
MEDIAN: $88,686
10%
50%
90%

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$19.38 - $50.42
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MEDIAN: $48.61
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$61,270 - $128,917  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $29,361  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
Total Pay (?
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$60,222 - $130,148  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$48.61  
   
Overtime
$50.76  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $29,361  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$60,222 - $130,148  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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Pay by Experience Level for Network Security Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Network Security Engineers with Security Testing and Auditing skills, more experience generally translates to higher pay. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $74K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $79K. For Network Security Engineers with Security Testing and Auditing skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $98K. Veteran professionals who boast more than 20 years of relevant experience enjoy plum median salaries that average out to the six-figure sum of $114K.

Key Stats for Network Security Engineer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Network Security Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲21%

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
$94,000

Mid-Career
▼16%

Entry-Level
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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