Average Early-Career Security Engineer with Security Intrusion Detection Skills Salary in San Diego, California

$83,492
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
25%
$70k
MEDIAN
$83k
75%
$120k

The average salary for a Security Engineer is $83,492

Base Salary
$70k - $120k
Total Pay
$70k - $128k
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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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