Average Late-Career Network Security Engineer with Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration Skills Salary

$116,103
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$16,000
Bonus
$7,335
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The average salary for a Late-Career Network Security Engineer with Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration skills is $116,103.
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$76k
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$116k
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$139k
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Salary
$76k - $139k
Bonus
$1k - $21k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $7k
Total Pay
$75k - $168k

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Job Description for Network Security Engineer

Network Security Engineer Tasks
  • Maintain firewall, virtual private network, web, and email security programs, protocols, and security.
  • Maintain physical and code environment to protect servers, switches, and entire information technology (IT) system while balancing overall load.
  • Monitor and log security concerns and incidents, and generate reports and track performance.

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Popular Skills for Network Security Engineer

Skills in Cisco Networking are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Security Intrusion Detection, Security Policies and Procedures, Network Security Management and IT Security & Infrastructure.

Pay by Experience Level for Network Security Engineer

An entry-level Network Security Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $53,981 based on 23 salaries. An early career Network Security Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,263 based on 119 salaries. A mid-career Network Security Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,774 based on 94 salaries. An experienced Network Security Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $111,923 based on 67 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 303 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.6%
Early Career
39.3%
Mid Career
31.0%
Experienced
22.1%