Lead Security Engineer Salary in the United States

How much does a Lead Security Engineer make in the United States? The average Lead Security Engineer salary in the United States is $123,898 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $106,513 and $139,975. 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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Plan B Solutions - El Segundo , CA
Security Engineer Engineering & Development Los Angeles, California - Direct Hire Description ... lead their implementation from end to end. -Configure and troubleshoot security infrastructure ...
ZipRecruiter - 7 days ago
Intelliswift Software Inc - Mountain View , CA
Lead security awareness program, secure coding practices * Automate security testing across build ... to Engineering and other relevant audiences. · In-depth cloud infrastructure security to cover ...
ZipRecruiter - Today
Yoh Services - Burlington , MA
... Lead incident response and forensic analysis to security breaches. · Maintain awareness on ... Security engineering experience which includes systems engineering principles, requirements ...
ZipRecruiter - 3 days ago
Lead DevOps, Cloud Infrastructure, Menlo Park, CA The JLL Digital Products team aims to bring ... Conducting security certifications of the production environment as required by the business
Dice.com - 1 day ago
ProEnlist - Andover , MA
Lead the development and guidance during data protection architecture design activities of new and ... Security Engineer/Architect/Consultant * Five (5+) years of systems architecture experience * In ...
ZipRecruiter - 6 days ago
TruGreen - Germantown , TN
Position Overview The Cyber Security Engineer is responsible for day-to-day Information Security ... Lead and collaborate with stakeholders on building secure enterprise cloud strategy and migration ...
ZipRecruiter - 7 days ago
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Average Base Salary

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Average Total Cash Compensation

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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 Lead Security Engineer in the United States. The base salary for Lead Security Engineer ranges from $106,513 to $139,975 with the average base salary of $123,898. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $109,656 to $151,532 with the average total cash compensation of $130,001.

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