Average Mid-Career Network Security Engineer with IT Security & Infrastructure Skills Salary

$87,443
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$6,068
Bonus
$2,950
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Network Security Engineer with IT Security & Infrastructure skills is $87,443.
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$61k
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$87k
90%
$124k
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Salary
$61k - $124k
Bonus
$1k - $12k
Profit Sharing
$101 - $8k
Total Pay
$61k - $129k

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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 and Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Security Policies and Procedures, 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. 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 San Diego, California earn an average of 32.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (28.1% more) and Dallas, Texas (25.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Columbus, Ohio (11.4% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (8.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 377 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.1%
Early Career
45.1%
Experienced
36.6%
Late Career
16.2%