Average Experienced Network Security Engineer with Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration Skills Salary

$111,923
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$10,750
Bonus
$7,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced Network Security Engineer with Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration skills is $111,923.
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$76k
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$112k
90%
$143k
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Salary
$76k - $143k
Bonus
$2k - $22k
Profit Sharing
$3k - $8k
Total Pay
$77k - $155k

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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 that pay less than market rate include IP Network, Security Intrusion Detection, Cisco Networking, Network Security Management and IT Security & Infrastructure.

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 $53,981 based on 23 salaries. An early career Network Security Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,114 based on 122 salaries. A mid-career Network Security Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,492 based on 96 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $116,103.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 278 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.3%
Early Career
43.9%
Mid Career
34.5%
Late Career
13.3%