Average pay for a Experienced Network Security Engineer is considerable, rounding six figures at $99K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $18K and $8K, respectively — total cash payment to Experienced Network Security Engineers can bottom out near $75K or peak near $142K depending on individual performance. Most receive medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$73,408 - $130,734
$73K
$99K
$130K
MEDIAN: $98,989
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$16.11 - $99.33
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$73,408 - $130,734  
   
Bonus
$1,750 - $18,486  
Profit Sharing
$387.83 - $8,243  
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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$75,170 - $142,451  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 195
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$34$68$102
Hourly Rate
$16.11 - $99.33  
   
Overtime
$52.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$1,750 - $18,486  
   
Profit Sharing
$387.83 - $8,243  
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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$75,170 - $142,451  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Key Stats for Network Security Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
089
10-19 years
89%
20 years or more
11%
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Skills That Affect Network Security Engineer Salaries

Switching and Routing
up arrow 18%

Security Policies and Procedures
up arrow 11%

Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration
up arrow 10%

Checkpoint
up arrow 10%

Network Architecture / Design
up arrow 7%

Network Support
up arrow 7%

Security Intrusion Detection
up arrow 6%

Virtual Private Networking (VPN)
up arrow 5%

Network Security Management
up arrow 2%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 1%

IT Security & Infrastructure
0%

National Average
$102,000

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 1%

Security Testing and Auditing
up arrow 3%

IP Network
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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