Six-figure salaries are the norm for Experienced Network Security Engineers , with median pay hovering around $99K per year. Overall cash earnings for Experienced Network Security Engineers stretch from $73K on the lower end to $141K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $19K from bonuses and $11K from profit sharing. A large number enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a fair number get vision benefits. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$73,408 - $129,926
(Median)
$73K
$99K
$130K
MEDIAN: $98,817
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50%
90%

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$16.49 - $96.96
(Median)
$16
$46
$97
MEDIAN: $45.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$73,408 - $129,926  
   
Bonus
$1,993 - $19,458  
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $11,000  
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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$73,392 - $140,984  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 195
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$16.49 - $96.96  
   
Overtime
$52.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$1,993 - $19,458  
   
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $11,000  
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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$73,392 - $140,984  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Skills That Affect Network Security Engineer Salaries

Switching and Routing
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Checkpoint
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Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration
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Network Support
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Security Intrusion Detection
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Network Architecture / Design
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Security Policies and Procedures
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Virtual Private Networking (VPN)
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Network Security Management
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IT Security & Infrastructure
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Cisco Networking
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National Average
$102,000

Network Management / Administration
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Security Testing and Auditing
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IP Network
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Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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