Network Security Engineer with Security Testing and Auditing Skills Salary

Network Security Engineers with Security Testing and Auditing skills are often veterans in their line of work, with close to one-half bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $91K annually on average but can range from $59K to $137K per year. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Men account for the majority of Network Security Engineers with Security Testing and Auditing skills who responded to the questionnaire — 88 percent to be exact. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by a strong majority, and a majority earn vision coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$60,632 - $130,803
(Median)
$61K
$91K
$130K
MEDIAN: $90,810
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$19.04 - $50.28
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $47.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$60,632 - $130,803  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $29,590  
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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$59,031 - $137,020  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 46
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$47.50  
   
Overtime
$50.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $29,590  
   
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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$59,031 - $137,020  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | 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. The average beginner in this position makes around $71K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $86K. Network Security Engineers with Security Testing and Auditing skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $98K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $114K.

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Experience Affects Network Security Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$94,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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