Security Engineer Salary in 2023

💰 The median Security Engineer Salary in 2023 is USD 166,000

✏️ This salary info is based on 1697 individual salaries reported during 2023

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Salary details

The average Security Engineer salary lies between USD 132,100 and USD 212,800 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
Security Engineer
Experience
all levels
Region
global/worldwide
Salary year
2023
Sample size
1697
Top 10%
$ 258,000
Top 25%
$ 212,800
Median
$ 166,000
Bottom 25%
$ 132,100
Bottom 10%
$ 100,000

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

Last updated: June 16, 2024

Salary trend

Top 20 Job Tags for Security Engineer roles

The three most common job tag items assiciated with Security Engineer job listings are Cloud, AWS and Python. Below you find a list of the 20 most occuring job tags in 2023 and the number of open jobs that where associated with them during that period:

Cloud | 2564 jobs AWS | 1738 jobs Python | 1626 jobs Automation | 1424 jobs Computer Science | 1346 jobs Vulnerabilities | 1342 jobs Compliance | 1237 jobs Application security | 1088 jobs Monitoring | 1038 jobs Azure | 1016 jobs Incident response | 947 jobs GCP | 926 jobs Scripting | 920 jobs Linux | 914 jobs Network security | 802 jobs CISSP | 783 jobs C | 774 jobs Pentesting | 766 jobs Privacy | 766 jobs Java | 706 jobs

Top 20 Job Perks/Benefits for Security Engineer roles

The three most common job benefits and perks assiciated with Security Engineer job listings are Career development, Health care and Flex hours. Below you find a list of the 20 most occuring job perks or benefits in 2023 and the number of open jobs that where offering them during that period:

Career development | 2106 jobs Health care | 1419 jobs Flex hours | 1115 jobs Team events | 1060 jobs Equity / stock options | 1007 jobs Flex vacation | 888 jobs Startup environment | 807 jobs Competitive pay | 803 jobs Parental leave | 705 jobs Salary bonus | 680 jobs Insurance | 639 jobs Medical leave | 497 jobs Wellness | 473 jobs 401(k) matching | 464 jobs Home office stipend | 233 jobs Conferences | 221 jobs Unlimited paid time off | 174 jobs Fitness / gym | 126 jobs Gear | 104 jobs Fertility benefits | 96 jobs

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Security Engineer @ $ 135,500 (global) - Mid-level / Intermediate Details
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Security Engineer @ $ 120,000 (global) - Entry-level / Junior Details
Security Engineer @ $ 170,000 (global) - Senior-level / Expert Details
Security Engineer @ $ 168,000 (United States) Details
Security Engineer @ $ 140,000 (United States) - Mid-level / Intermediate Details
Security Engineer @ $ 120,000 (United States) - Entry-level / Junior Details
Security Engineer @ $ 213,625 (United States) - Executive-level / Director Details
Security Engineer @ $ 170,000 (United States) - Senior-level / Expert Details
Security Engineer @ $ 98,432 (United Kingdom) Details
Security Engineer @ $ 180,000 (Canada) Details
Security Engineer @ $ 180,000 (Canada) - Senior-level / Expert Details

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