Average Experienced Network Security Engineer with Network Security Management Skills Salary

$101,807
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$6,766
Bonus
$6,878
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced Network Security Engineer with Network Security Management skills is $101,807.
10%
$76k
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$102k
90%
$145k
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Salary
$76k - $145k
Bonus
$1k - $24k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $8k
Total Pay
$78k - $154k

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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 and Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include IP Network, Security Intrusion Detection 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 $65,000 based on 6 salaries. An early career Network Security Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,354 based on 106 salaries. A mid-career Network Security Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,265 based on 104 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $110,893.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Network Security Engineer in their job title in Atlanta, Georgia earn an average of 3.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (4.4% less) and Anchorage, Alaska (2.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 258 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.3%
Early Career
41.1%
Mid Career
40.3%
Late Career
16.3%