Average Experienced Security Engineer Salary in San Francisco, California

$157,243
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
25%
$149k
MEDIAN
$157k
75%
$178k

The average salary for a Security Engineer is $157,243

Base Salary
$149k - $178k
Bonus
$0 - $8k
Total Pay
$149k - $182k
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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
40.0%
Prefer to self-define
40.0%
Female
20.0%
This data is based on 5 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

86%

Dental

71%

Vision

71%

None

14%