Cyber Security Engineer Salary in the US

$93,480
per year
per month
$7,790
per month
per year
Bonus
$7,600/year
Bonus
$630/month

Cyber Security Engineer - Average Salary

The average salary for a Cyber Security Engineer is $93,480 per year ($7,790 per month), which is $39,990 (+75%) higher than the average salary in the United States.
A Cyber Security Engineer can expect an average starting salary of $63,290. The highest salaries can exceed $135,780.
$63,290
Low
$93,480
Average salary
$135,780
High
$5,270
Low
$7,790
Average salary
$11,320
High
Total pay includes salary and bonus.
$0
$78,100
$156,180
Salary$63,290 - 135,780
Bonus$0 - 20,400
Total Pay$63,290 - 156,180
$0
$6,510
$13,020
Salary$5,270 - 11,320
Bonus$0 - 1,700
Total Pay$5,270 - 13,020

Cyber Security Engineer Salary Range

Low
$63,290
Average salary
$93,480
Senior
$114,760
High
$135,780
Low
$5,270
Average salary
$7,790
Senior
$9,560
High
$11,320
Among Security Engineers in the U.S., Entry level Security Engineers have lower salaries, while Cloud Security Engineers and Senior Cyber Security Engineers enjoy the highest salaries.

Cyber Security Engineer - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Google Security Engineer$133K/year
+42% 
Amazon Security Engineer$129K/year
+38% 
Senior Security Engineer$112K/year
+20% 
Cloud Security Engineer$109K/year
+17% 
Network Security Engineer$108K/year
+15% 
Application Security Engineer$106K/year
+13% 
Software Security Engineer$98K/year
+5% 
IT Security Engineer$94K/year
±0% 
Entry level Security Engineer$71K/year
 -24%

Cyber Security Engineer - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level Cyber Security Engineer with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $71,240 per year. A mid level Cyber Security Engineer with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $84,680, while a Senior Cyber Security Engineer with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $112,640. Security Engineers with more than 20 years of experience earn $117,540 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Cyber Security Engineer

Late Career▲ +26%
Senior▲ +20%
Average Salary$93,480/year
Mid Level▼ -9%
Entry Level▼ -24%

Gender Breakdown

Female
11%
Male
89%

Cyber Security Engineer - Jobs by Location

Cyber Security Engineer - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Cyber Security Engineer jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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