Cyber Security Engineer salary in the United States

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Based on 1,882 income tax records
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How much do Cyber Security Engineers make?
The average total salary for a Cyber Security Engineer is $93,000 per year. This is based on data from 1,882 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Cyber Security Engineer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Cyber Security Engineer salary can vary between $35,500 to $177,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Cyber Security Engineer salary by location

Cyber Security Engineer salary by company

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The MITRE, Fairfax County, VA
17 income tax records
$54K – $155K

Cyber Security Engineer demographics in United States

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55% are single
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45% are married
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35% have kids
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55% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Cyber Security Engineers in United States

1,882 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a cyber security engineer in the United States is $93,000 per year. Cyber security engineer salaries in the United States can vary between $35,500 to $177,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,882 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as cyber security engineer.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for cyber security engineers in the United States: San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($191,500 a year), Los Angeles Metro Area, CA ($114,500 a year), and Boston Metro Area, MA ($113,500 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.