Network Security Engineer with Security Testing and Auditing Skills Salary

For Network Security Engineers with Security Testing and Auditing skills, yearly average wages total $89K annually. Men account for the majority of Network Security Engineers with Security Testing and Auditing skills who responded to the questionnaire — 89 percent to be exact. In this profession, a strong majority enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a majority have vision insurance, as well. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$60,264 - $129,654
$60K
$89K
$130K
MEDIAN: $88,685
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90%

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$19.04 - $50.28
$48
MEDIAN: $47.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$60,264 - $129,654  
   
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).
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$58,958 - $133,731  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 48
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$47.50  
   
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.
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$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).
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$58,958 - $133,731  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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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.


Network Security Engineers with Security Testing and Auditing skills with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. During the first five years of their careers, Network Security Engineers with Security Testing and Auditing skills see a median income of $71K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $80K. Network Security Engineers with Security Testing and Auditing skills see a median salary of $99K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Network Security Engineers with Security Testing and Auditing skills who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $114K.

Key Stats for Network Security Engineer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Network Security Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$93,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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