Average Late-Career Network Security Engineer Salary

$112,489
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,087
Bonus
$4,500
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The average salary for a Late-Career Network Security Engineer is $112,489.
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$79k
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$112k
90%
$149k
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Salary
$79k - $149k
Bonus
$2k - $21k
Profit Sharing
$658 - $8k
Total Pay
$77k - $159k

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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 Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration and Cisco Networking are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Security Intrusion Detection, 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 $64,846 based on 35 salaries. An early career Network Security Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,783 based on 365 salaries. A mid-career Network Security Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,272 based on 285 salaries. An experienced Network Security Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,280 based on 266 salaries.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 951 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.7%
Early Career
38.4%
Mid Career
30.0%
Experienced
28.0%