Average Entry-Level Cyber Security Engineer Salary

$71,570
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,248
Bonus
$7,450
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Cyber Security Engineer is $71,570.
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$51k
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MEDIAN $71,570
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United States (change)
Salary
$51k - $94k
Bonus
$497 - $11k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $7k
Total Pay
$49k - $96k

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Popular Skills for Cyber Security Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include Network Security Management, Security Testing and Auditing, Security Risk Management, IT Security & Infrastructure and Cyber Security.

Pay by Experience Level for Cyber Security Engineer

An early career Cyber Security Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $80,336 based on 406 salaries. A mid-career Cyber Security Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,069 based on 347 salaries. An experienced Cyber Security Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $115,665 based on 329 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $123,866.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,159 survey responses.
Early Career
35.0%
Mid Career
29.9%
Experienced
28.4%
Late Career
6.6%