Average Entry-Level Network Security Engineer with IT Security & Infrastructure Skills Salary

$65,000
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,450
Bonus
$1,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Network Security Engineer with IT Security & Infrastructure skills is $65,000.
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$35k
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$65k
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$90k
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Salary
$35k - $90k
Bonus
$0 - $11k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$35k - $92k

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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 that pay less than market rate include Cisco Networking, Security Intrusion Detection and Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration.

Pay by Experience Level for Network Security Engineer

An early career Network Security Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $72,667 based on 170 salaries. A mid-career Network Security Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,443 based on 151 salaries. An experienced Network Security Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $102,061 based on 138 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $111,359.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 520 survey responses.
Early Career
32.7%
Mid Career
29.0%
Experienced
26.5%
Late Career
11.7%