Average Network Security Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas

$95,000
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$8,500
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The average salary for a Network Security Engineer in Houston, Texas is $95,000.
10%
$76k
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$95k
90%
$129k
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$76k - $129k
Bonus
$4k - $23k
Total Pay
$52k - $151k

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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, Network Security Management and IP Network are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $80,286 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Network Security Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,929 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Network Security Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $119,831 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with Network Security Engineer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 4.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (1.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (34.3% less), San Antonio, Texas (17.2% less) and Dallas, Texas (14.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 22 survey responses.
Early Career
27.3%
Mid Career
36.4%
Experienced
36.4%