$77,567
Avg. Salary
$34.78
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$5,124

Bonus

$1,028

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Information Security Engineer is $34.78 per hour.

The average pay for an Information Security Engineer is $77,567 per year.

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MEDIAN $77,567
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$0$116K
Salary $56,216 - $111,313
Bonus $1,015 - $14,692
Profit Sharing $507 - $10,304
Total Pay (?
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$56,504 - $116,804
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 573
Hourly Data $0$85
Hourly Rate $21.81 - $49.80
Overtime $29.15 - $85.00
Annual Data $0$116K
Bonus $1,015 - $14,692
Profit Sharing $507 - $10,304
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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$56,504 - $116,804
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 44

Job Description for Information Security Engineer

Many large companies have employees working in a variety of office locations, job sites, and home environments (through telecommuting). Information security engineers help maintain the integrity of all data communicated and stored throughout the business enterprise. They develop and maintain protocols for the safe use, entry, transmission, and retrieval of data and software assets at a company. They work to ensure that these security protocols are flexible enough to remain user-friendly for employees, while also ensuring that security is strong enough to meet the needs of the business.

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Information Security Engineer Tasks
  • Configure and set up firewalls and intrusion detection systems.
  • Respond to network intrusions and be familiar with performing forensic investigation.
  • Test new or upgraded hardware and software and implement new technologies.
  • Create test plans which will allow for a proper evaluation of security issues for new hardware and software.
  • Identify security solutions and implement a multi-layered defense to protect the networks.

Information Security Engineer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $79,237

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Information Security Engineer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 98 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
25%

Skills That Affect Information Security Engineer Salaries

Security Intrusion Detection
▲12%

Security Policies and Procedures
▲1%

Network Security Management
▲1%

Cyber Security
▲1%

IT Security & Infrastructure
▼0%

National Average
$79,000

Security Risk Management
▼1%

Security Testing and Auditing
▼2%

Computer Security
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 98 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 8%