Security Engineer salary in the United States

Average salary
$108,000/yr
Based on 1,625 income tax records
$43,000
$290,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$79K
 
$102K
 
$115K
 
$122K
 
$114K
$43,000
$290,000
How much do Security Engineers make?
The average total salary for a Security Engineer is $108,000 per year. This is based on data from 1,625 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Security Engineer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Security Engineer salary can vary between $43,000 to $290,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Security Engineer salary by location

Security Engineer salary by company

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Security Engineer demographics in United States

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49% are single
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51% are married
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36% have kids
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57% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Security Engineers in United States

1,625 full-time salaries from 2019
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FAQS
The average salary for a security engineer in the United States is $108,000 per year. Security engineer salaries in the United States can vary between $43,000 to $290,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,625 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as security engineer.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for security engineers in the United States: San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($196,000 a year), San Jose Metro Area, CA ($189,000 a year), and New York Metro Area, NY ($135,500 a year).
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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
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.