Average Network Security Engineer with IT Security & Infrastructure Skills Salary in Houston, Texas

$100,000
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$7,000
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The average salary for a Network Security Engineer with IT Security & Infrastructure skills in Houston, Texas is $100,000.
25%
$82k
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$100k
75%
$126k
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$82k - $126k
Bonus
$4k - $26k
Total Pay
$32k - $156k

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

Pay by Experience Level for Network Security Engineer

A mid-career Network Security Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $83,971 based on 4 salaries. An experienced Network Security Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $124,344 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Network Security Engineer in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 4.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (2.4% more) and New York, New York (1.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (16.4% less), San Antonio, Texas (15.9% less) and Chicago, Illinois (4.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 9 survey responses.
Mid Career
44.4%
Experienced
55.6%