Average Entry-Level Network Security Engineer Salary

$66,180
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$40k
MEDIAN
$66k
90%
$88k

The average salary for a Network Security Engineer is $66,180

Base Salary
$40k - $88k
Bonus
$487 - $11k
Profit Sharing
$508 - $2k
Total Pay
$40k - $89k
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What Do Network Security Engineers Do?

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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Gender Breakdown

Male
89.6%
Female
10.4%
This data is based on 48 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

71%

Dental

62%

Vision

45%

None

26%