How much does a Software Security Engineer make in the United States? The average Software Security Engineer salary in the United States is $115,605 as of January 26, 2023, but the salary range typically falls between $106,075 and $125,739. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Leidos - Arlington, VA

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BreakPoint Labs - Reston , VA
... and the world, is seeking a Security Engineer to work on cyber engineering projects in a ... the software and hardware side • Use of the Django Web Framework • Administration and ...
ZipRecruiter - 6 days ago
Russell Tobin - Dulles , VA
Technical Security Analyst Location: Dulles, VA Duration: 6+ month Responsibilities The Technical ... Apply For This Job * Sr Software Dev Engineer Contract Remote, Remote Russell Tobin is looking for ...
Upward.net - 26 days ago
Leidos - Merrifield , VA
This Principal Cyber Security Engineer will be responsible for implementing and maintaining cyber ... their associated software, such as firewalls (Security Groups), intrusion detection/intrusion ...
Appcast Exchange - 18 days ago
Mantis Security Corporation - Herndon , VA
Mantis Security is a leading specialty firm of high caliber talent who specialize in Cyber Operations, Cyber Defense, Information Assurance, Software Development, DevSecOps, Security Engineering, and ...
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Mantis Security Corporation - Herndon , VA
Mantis Security is a leading specialty firm of high caliber talent who specialize in Cyber Operations, Cyber Defense, Information Assurance, Software Development, DevSecOps, Security Engineering, and ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 21 days ago
ENSCO Inc. is seeking a Senior Information System Security Engineer for our Security Services ... Responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to: • Evaluating hardware, software, and ...
Upward.net - 28 days ago

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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Software Security Engineer in the United States. The base salary for Software Security Engineer ranges from $106,075 to $125,739 with the average base salary of $115,605. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $110,031 to $133,204 with the average total cash compensation of $120,922.

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