Average Entry-Level Security Engineer Salary in San Jose, California

$104,936
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
25%
$89k
MEDIAN
$105k
75%
$112k

The average salary for a Security Engineer is $104,936

Base Salary
$89k - $112k
Bonus
$0 - $7k
Total Pay
$93k - $120k
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What Do Security Engineers Do?

Security Engineer Tasks
  • Configure and set up firewalls and intrusion detection systems.
  • Respond to network intrusions and be familiar with performing forensic investigation.
  • Test new or upgraded hardware and software and implement new technologies.
  • Create test plans which will allow for a proper evaluation of security issues for new hardware and software.
  • Identify security solutions and implement a multi-layered defense to protect the networks.
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Gender Breakdown

Female
50.0%
Male
50.0%
This data is based on 6 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

86%

Dental

71%

Vision

71%

None

14%