Average Network Security Engineer with Network Security Management Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

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The average salary for a Network Security Engineer with Network Security Management skills in Chicago, Illinois is $88,437.
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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, 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 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 $72,500 based on 4 salaries. An experienced Network Security Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,281 based on 3 salaries.
Employees with Network Security Engineer in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 34.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Anchorage, Alaska (24.4% more) and Denver, Colorado (21.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (9.5% less), Dallas, Texas (8.0% less) and Tampa, Florida (3.9% less).

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