Average Experienced Network Security Engineer with Security Intrusion Detection Skills Salary

$101,333
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$8,844
Bonus
$4,372
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced Network Security Engineer with Security Intrusion Detection skills is $101,333.
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$74k
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$101k
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$145k
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Salary
$74k - $145k
Bonus
$1k - $23k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $8k
Total Pay
$79k - $153k

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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, Network Security Management and Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include IP Network and Cisco Networking.

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 $59,237 based on 6 salaries. An early career Network Security Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,029 based on 84 salaries. A mid-career Network Security Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,085 based on 72 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $111,119.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 181 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.3%
Early Career
46.4%
Mid Career
39.8%
Late Career
10.5%