How Much Does A Security Engineer Make?

Salary Comparison By Experience

Security engineer with 1-5 years experience and no CS degree earns an average salary of $90,000, with a range around $80K - $166K across all experience levels.

Salary Comparison by Location

Security Engineers working in California make an average income of $99,000/yr, while those in the US make an average income of $104,425/yr.

Salary Comparison by Skillset

Security Engineer salaries range from $165k/yr for Application Security Engineer to 175k/yr for Cyber Security Lead to $225/yr for Chief Security Officer.

Salary Comparison by Employer

Salary of a cyber security engineer varies depending on the employer, from $142k+ at Apple to $166k+ at Amazon to $190k+ at Google and Facebook.

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