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The average salary for a Late-Career Information Security Engineer is $108,247 per year.

$84,882 - $141,978
MEDIAN: $110,927

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Salary $84,882 - $141,978
Bonus $1,030 - $21,580
Profit Sharing $3,000
Commission $18,000
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$87,513 - $148,533
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 108

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.


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

Key Stats for Information Security Engineer


9 %
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
20 years or more

Skills That Affect Information Security Engineer Salaries

National Average

Security Risk Management

Security Policies and Procedures

Network Security Management

Security Testing and Auditing

IT Security & Infrastructure

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.


9 %
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 11%