Average Network Security Engineer Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$96,220
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$7,500
Bonus
$6,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Network Security Engineer in Washington, District of Columbia is $96,220.
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$53k
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$96k
90%
$150k
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Salary
$53k - $150k
Bonus
$3k - $19k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $6k
Total Pay
$52k - $166k

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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, Cyber Security, Network Security Management and IT Security & Infrastructure.

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 $70,475 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Network Security Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Network Security Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $119,189 based on 10 salaries.
Employees with Network Security Engineer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 3.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (35.1% less), San Antonio, Texas (18.3% less) and Dallas, Texas (15.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 26 survey responses.
Early Career
26.9%
Mid Career
34.6%
Experienced
38.5%