Average Network Security Engineer with IT Security & Infrastructure Skills Salary

$87,838
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,059
Bonus
$2,449
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Network Security Engineer with IT Security & Infrastructure skills is $87,838.
10%
$59k
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$88k
90%
$128k
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Salary
$59k - $128k
Bonus
$985 - $16k
Profit Sharing
$497 - $8k
Total Pay
$58k - $135k

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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 Network Security Management, Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration and Security Policies and Procedures are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Security Intrusion Detection and Cisco Networking.

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 $65,000 based on 8 salaries. An early career Network Security Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,667 based on 170 salaries. A mid-career Network Security Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,443 based on 151 salaries. An experienced Network Security Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $102,061 based on 138 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $111,359.
Employees with Network Security Engineer in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 19.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (16.6% more) and New York, New York (15.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4.8% less) and Raleigh, North Carolina (3.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 528 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.5%
Early Career
32.2%
Mid Career
28.6%
Experienced
26.1%
Late Career
11.6%