The average salary for a Network Security Engineer in San Francisco, California is $123,155.
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Job Description for Network Security Engineer
A network security engineer is an essential part of any large (and many mid-sized) business' overall technology team. A network security engineer is involved in the provisioning, deployment, configuration, and administration of many different pieces of network- and security-related hardware and software. These include firewalls, routers, switches, various network monitoring tools, and VPNs (virtual private networks). These engineers also regularly perform network-based security risk assessments,…Read more
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
IT Security & Infrastructure
Security Intrusion Detection
Network Security Management
Security Policies and Procedures
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.
Pay Difference by Location
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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).
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