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Security Engineer salary in United States

How much does a Security Engineer make in the United States?

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The average salary for a security engineer is $75,342 per year in the United States. 2.1k salaries reported, updated at August 9, 2022.

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Top companies for Security Engineers in United States

  1. Meta
    657 reviews32 salaries reported
    $173,094per year
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Highest paying cities for Security Engineers in United States

  1. San Diego, CA
    $80,755 per year
    12 salaries reported
  2. Las Vegas, NV
    $74,275 per year
    15 salaries reported
  3. San Antonio, TX
    $73,266 per year
    14 salaries reported
  1. Omaha, NE
    $72,650 per year
    5 salaries reported
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Where can a Security Engineer earn more?

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Most common benefits for Security Engineers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Parental leave
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Stock options
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 201 ratings

58% of Security Engineers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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