The average salary for a Network Security Engineer with IT Security & Infrastructure skills in Dallas, Texas is $104,936.
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Job Description for Network Security Engineer
A network security engineer is an essential part of any large (and many mid-sized) business' overall technology team. A network security engineer is involved in the provisioning, deployment, configuration, and administration of many different pieces of network- and security-related hardware and software. These include firewalls, routers, switches, various network monitoring tools, and VPNs (virtual private networks). These engineers also regularly perform network-based security risk assessments,…Read more
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
Network Security Management
Security Intrusion Detection
Skills that pay less than market rate include Cisco Networking, Security Policies and Procedures, Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration, Security Intrusion Detection and Network Security Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Network Security Engineer
A mid-career Network Security Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $110,000 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Network Security Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $119,792 based on 6 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (20.4% less), San Antonio, Texas (19.8% less) and Chicago, Illinois (9.3% less).
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