Average Early-Career Network Security Engineer with Network Security Management Skills Salary

$77,354
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,000
Bonus
$2,035
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The average salary for an Early-Career Network Security Engineer with Network Security Management skills is $77,354.
10%
$48k
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$77k
90%
$118k
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Salary
$48k - $118k
Bonus
$197 - $11k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $4k
Total Pay
$48k - $120k

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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 Security Policies and Procedures are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Security Intrusion Detection, Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration, Cisco Networking 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 $65,000 based on 6 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. An experienced Network Security Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,807 based on 90 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $110,893.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 242 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.5%
Mid Career
43.0%
Experienced
37.2%
Late Career
17.4%