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Security engineer salary in United States

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

Average base salary

Average $77,222
Low $41,736
High $142,880
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a security engineer is $77,222 per year in the United States. 2.1k salaries reported, updated at December 5, 2022

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Top companies for Security Engineers in United States

  1. Meta
    717 reviews38 salaries reported
    $170,738per year
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Highest paying cities for Security Engineers near United States

  1. New York, NY
    $135,118 per year
    70 salaries reported
  2. San Diego, CA
    $112,783 per year
    14 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $106,526 per year
    25 salaries reported
  1. Atlanta, GA
    $105,449 per year
    34 salaries reported
  2. Charlotte, NC
    $101,261 per year
    15 salaries reported
  3. Tulsa, OK
    $76,336 per year
    12 salaries reported
  1. Omaha, NE
    $71,861 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. San Antonio, TX
    $67,333 per year
    15 salaries reported
  3. Cincinnati, OH
    $55,465 per year
    8 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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