Average Network Security Engineer with Cisco Networking Skills Salary

$84,304
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,000
Bonus
$1,949
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Network Security Engineer with Cisco Networking skills is $84,304.
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$55k
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$84k
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$127k
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Salary
$55k - $127k
Bonus
$500 - $17k
Profit Sharing
$102 - $8k
Total Pay
$54k - $136k

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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, Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration, Security Intrusion Detection and Security Policies and Procedures are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $54,848 based on 5 salaries. An early career Network Security Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,152 based on 116 salaries. A mid-career Network Security Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,910 based on 91 salaries. An experienced Network Security Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,274 based on 77 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $122,876.
Employees with Network Security Engineer in their job title in Austin, Texas earn an average of 30.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (15.7% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (3.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (5.1% less), San Antonio, Texas (4.2% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 316 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.6%
Early Career
36.7%
Mid Career
28.8%
Experienced
24.4%
Late Career
8.5%