How much does a Data Security Engineer make? The average Data Security Engineer salary is $80,480 as of August 27, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $69,408 and $92,272. 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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RTX - Woodbridge , VA
... data center LANs, wireless networks, telephone networks, and connections to TS Core Service Area ... As a Cyber Security Engineer , you will provide support for a large-scale IT modernization ...
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Data Engineer - TS Clearance, Security+, Java We work within the realms of technology, intellectual property, and market knowledge to develop data-managing solutions to help companies improve their ...
CyberCoders, Inc - 1 day ago
... including data center LANs, wireless networks, telephone networks, and connections to TS Core ... Security Engineering Specialist , you will provide Cyber Data Presentation Services with the ...
Capital Markets Placement - Today
An experienced Principal Information System Security Engineer (ISSE) - Top Secret Clearance with ... Implement existing media control and data transfer policies Work within the IA team to perform ...
Monster - 6 days ago
Addison Group - McLean , VA
The team owns the end-to-end security of all systems and data, and the Security Engineer should be passionate about security and working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Responsibilities Defend ...
Dice.com - 7 days ago
Leidos - Alexandria , VA
The Security Engineer will provide information security services as a member of the program ... data throughout its lifecycle, vulnerability management (scanning, assessment, reporting, and ...
Dice.com - 20 days ago

Data Security Engineer Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Data Security Engineer between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of August 27, 2020. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Data Security Engineer in each city.
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City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $100,600
Washington, DC $89,590
Miami, FL $78,348
Chicago, IL $85,380
Boston, MA $90,677
New York, NY $96,817
Dallas, TX $79,957
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Average Base Salary

Core compensation

 
 
 
69408
92272
80480

Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

 
 
 
69821
97476
82323
What is the average salary for Data Security Engineer in 2020?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Data Security Engineer in the United States. The base salary for Data Security Engineer ranges from $69,408 to $92,272 with the average base salary of $80,480. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $69,821 to $97,476 with the average total cash compensation of $82,323.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $80,480 $69,408 - $92,272
Bonus $1,843 $413 - $5,205
Total Pay $82,323 $69,821 - $97,476
* Base Salary represents gross income before taxes and deductions. It does not include additional pay such as benefits, bonuses, profit sharing or commissions.
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What's the difference between Data Security Manager and Data Security Engineer?
According to our latest salary estimation on August 27, 2020. The average salary of Data Security Engineer is $80,480, and the average salary of Data Security Manager is $129,127. The average salary of Data Security Manager is higher than Data Security Engineer. ( 2020-08-27 salary.com )
I am a Data Security Engineer, which location’s salary is higher, Idaho Falls, ID or Harlingen, TX?
Idaho Falls, ID typically sees higher pay than Harlingen, TX for Data Security Engineer. a Data Security Engineer Salary in Idaho Falls, ID is $73,160 as of August 27, 2020; a Data Security Engineer Salary in Harlingen, TX is $70,540 as of August 27, 2020. ( 2020-08-27 salary.com )
Why does the salary of a Data Security Engineer vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2020-08-27 salary.com )
What are the Pay Factors for Data Security Engineer?
Salary ranges for a Data Security Engineer can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2020-08-27 salary.com )
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Last Update: August 27, 2020