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Security Engineer Salary

$103,349 (USD)

Average Salary

$50/hr

Average Hourly

$3,803

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 11, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Security Engineer is $103,349 a year and $50 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Security Engineer is between $73,282 and $127,954. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Security Engineer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Oversees security plans and details security policies.
  • Implements and designs security counter-measures to respond in the event of a security breach.
  • Coordinates security rules and internal access authorization with IT Operations leadership and management.
  • Configures and maintains user access and accounts.
Security Engineer Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Business Operations Specialists, All Other

Job family population: 1,001,420

Estimated population of Security Engineer jobs: 128,442

Rate of error: 0.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$119,810
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Most of the country is located contiguously...

Security Engineer Job Listings for United States

Forescout Security Engineer
Nov 9
Merrifield, VA, USA
ALTA IT Services
Forescout Security Engineer Supporting USPS Merrifield, VA 20598 Per Federal Govt. Sector U.S Citizenship or Permanent Resident is Required ALTA IT is currently conducting a search for a Forescout ...
Cloud Security Engineer
Nov 7
us
EJR Search Partners
* The Cloud Security Engineer is principally responsible for researching, designing, and integrating information security solutions and controls across the global enterprise in a way that is ...
Senior Network Security Engineer
Nov 7
Atlanta, United States
SohanIT INC
Senior Network Security Engineer Location: Atlanta, GA Rate: DOE Duration: 6 Months Interview Type: Phone or Skype Work Status: Successful applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S
Mid-level Network Security Engineer
Nov 6
Arlington, VA, USA
iQuasar, LLC
The Mid-level Network Security Engineer will support PAC and our government customer in the Arlington, VA area. We offer competitive compensation and an extraordinary benefits package including ...
Sr. Security Engineer
Nov 6
Sunrise, FL, USA
TekPartners, A P2P Company
Title: Sr. Security Engineer Location: Sunrise, FL Duration: Contract Work Requirements: US Citizen, GC Holders or Authorized to Work in the US Overview: TekPartners has some of the most sought after ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Security Engineer is $103,349 a year and $50 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Security Engineer is between $73,282 and $127,954. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Security Engineer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Security Engineer Job Listings for United States

Forescout Security Engineer
Nov 9
Merrifield, VA, USA
ALTA IT Services
Forescout Security Engineer Supporting USPS Merrifield, VA 20598 Per Federal Govt. Sector U.S Citizenship or Permanent Resident is Required ALTA IT is currently conducting a search for a Forescout ...
Cloud Security Engineer
Nov 7
us
EJR Search Partners
* The Cloud Security Engineer is principally responsible for researching, designing, and integrating information security solutions and controls across the global enterprise in a way that is ...
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