Cyber Security Engineer Salary in 2021

💰 The median Cyber Security Engineer Salary in 2021 is USD 105,175

✏️ This salary info is based on 36 individual salaries reported during 2021

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Salary details

The average Cyber Security Engineer salary lies between USD 74,000 and USD 140,000 globally. It represents the overall compensation/gross salary amount for the working year (before deductions like social security, taxes and other contributions), not including equity/stock options or similar benefits.

Job title
Cyber Security Engineer
Experience
all levels
Region
global/worldwide
Salary year
2021
Sample size
36
Top 10%
$ 177,308
Top 25%
$ 140,000
Median
$ 105,175
Bottom 25%
$ 74,000
Bottom 10%
$ 61,896

All data shown are full-time equivalent (FTE) salaries. Part-time salary information has been extrapolated to its FTE value.

Last updated: June 9, 2024

Salary trend

Top 20 Job Tags for Cyber Security Engineer roles

The three most common job tag items assiciated with Cyber Security Engineer job listings are Computer Science, Cloud and Incident response. Below you find a list of the 20 most occuring job tags in 2021 and the number of open jobs that where associated with them during that period:

Computer Science | 22 jobs Cloud | 17 jobs Incident response | 16 jobs Linux | 14 jobs Monitoring | 14 jobs Vulnerability management | 12 jobs Compliance | 11 jobs ISO 27001 | 10 jobs CISSP | 10 jobs Clearance | 10 jobs SLAs | 10 jobs Forensics | 9 jobs Machine Learning | 9 jobs Scripting | 9 jobs Malware | 8 jobs Risk management | 8 jobs SIEM | 7 jobs Artificial Intelligence | 7 jobs AWS | 7 jobs Vulnerabilities | 6 jobs

Top 20 Job Perks/Benefits for Cyber Security Engineer roles

The three most common job benefits and perks assiciated with Cyber Security Engineer job listings are Career development, Team events and Health care. Below you find a list of the 20 most occuring job perks or benefits in 2021 and the number of open jobs that where offering them during that period:

Career development | 25 jobs Team events | 20 jobs Health care | 19 jobs Competitive pay | 19 jobs 401(k) matching | 17 jobs Lunch / meals | 16 jobs Wellness | 16 jobs Snacks / Drinks | 16 jobs Insurance | 15 jobs Medical leave | 14 jobs Parental leave | 13 jobs Unlimited paid time off | 13 jobs Flex vacation | 8 jobs Flex hours | 6 jobs Salary bonus | 5 jobs Startup environment | 2 jobs Equity / stock options | 1 jobs

Related salaries

Cyber Security Engineer @ $ 81,750 (global) - Entry-level / Junior Details
Cyber Security Engineer @ $ 97,675 (global) - Mid-level / Intermediate Details
Cyber Security Engineer @ $ 141,950 (global) - Senior-level / Expert Details
Cyber Security Engineer @ $ 115,000 (United States) Details
Cyber Security Engineer @ $ 109,000 (United States) - Mid-level / Intermediate Details
Cyber Security Engineer @ $ 150,000 (United States) - Senior-level / Expert Details
Cyber Security Engineer @ $ 81,750 (United States) - Entry-level / Junior Details

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