Average Network Security Engineer Salary in San Francisco, California

$123,155
Avg. Salary
$8,500
Bonus
$7,000
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The average salary for a Network Security Engineer in San Francisco, California is $123,155.
10%
$72k
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$123k
90%
$141k
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$72k - $141k
Bonus
$0 - $20k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $7k
Total Pay
$78k - $175k
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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 IT Security & Infrastructure and Network Security Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Security Policies and Procedures, Cisco Networking and Security Intrusion Detection.

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 $123,155 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Network Security Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $127,467 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Network Security Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $115,000 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (49.3% less), San Antonio, Texas (36.1% less) and Dallas, Texas (33.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 18 survey responses.
Early Career
33.3%
Mid Career
38.9%
Experienced
27.8%