Average Experienced Security Engineer with Security Testing and Auditing Skills Salary in San Francisco, California

$150,000
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
25%
$139k
MEDIAN
$150k
75%
$165k

The average salary for a Security Engineer is $150,000

Base Salary
$139k - $165k
Bonus
$0 - $13k
Total Pay
$137k - $168k
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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

Male
75.0%
Female
25.0%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

100%

Dental

80%

Vision

80%