Average Network Security Engineer with IT Security & Infrastructure Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$95,141
Avg. Salary
$8,844
Bonus
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The average salary for a Network Security Engineer with IT Security & Infrastructure skills in Chicago, Illinois is $95,141.
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$54k
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$95k
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$137k
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$54k - $137k
Bonus
$4k - $10k
Total Pay
$50k - $139k

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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 that pay less than market rate include Security Policies and Procedures, Security Intrusion Detection, Cisco Networking, Network Security Management and Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration.

Pay by Experience Level for Network Security Engineer

An early career Network Security Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $65,244 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Network Security Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $112,000 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Network Security Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,000 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Network Security Engineer in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 10.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (7.6% more) and New York, New York (6.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (12.2% less) and San Antonio, Texas (11.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 17 survey responses.
Early Career
29.4%
Mid Career
41.2%
Experienced
29.4%