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Security Engineer salary in Boston

Average Base Salary in Boston

$123,429
$8,375
Additional Cash Compensation
$131,804
Total Compensation
Median: $123K
Min: $65K
Max: $156K

How Much Does a Security Engineer Make in Boston?

The average salary for a Security Engineer in Boston is $123,429. The average additional cash compensation for a Security Engineer in Boston is $8,375. The average total compensation for a Security Engineer in Boston is $131,804. Security Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Boston from anonymous Security Engineer employees in Boston.

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Security Engineer jobs in Boston
21

Security Sales Engineer - Associate

Greater Boston Area
5 hours ago
+24
Rapid7 is looking for a motivated individual to join our Americas pre- sales organization. The Security Solutions Analyst will work with the sales team in a pre-sales role to develop and position solutions involving Rapid7’s security solutions. They will work as an equal partner with our sales team in matching up customers with Rapid7's security solutions. If you are comfortable going toe-to-toe in a technical discussion with engineers and then shifting gears and having a brass-tacks business conversation with a CIO, this may be the opportunity for you. 

Manager, Network Security and Engineering

Greater Boston Area
2 hours ago
+24
Can design and support many types of networks with varying complexity, including virtual networks. Are able to manage logistics with vendors, hardware ordering, project deadlines, and people. Like to maintain and improve security tools and systems in the Network. Are resilient under pressure, let’s face it, lots of prima donnas out there… Have a strong desire to continually learn and apply new network technology and security techniques. Have an overwhelming need to find a permanent fix to something you have just fixed again, in fact you will lose sleep if you don’t… Can work well with a variety of technical teams, including a very talented, highly involved security team. Like to experiment.. a lot… hence the home lab. Keep current with the latest technology. Think Pen Testing your own network is fun.

Principal Information Security Engineer / Analyst

Greater Boston Area
2 weeks ago
+52
Act as a liaison to our centralized Security Operations and Product Security organizations and be a strong conduit for open lines of communication. Digest requirements and regulatory needs from the business and transform them into actionable plans for changes in policy, procedure, documentation. Ensure adherence to existing security plans and policies, adjusting as necessary for compliance and internal processes. Collaborate across the organization to help solve complex security problems. Work with our Tech Enablement engineers to evolve our security posture through implementation of new, cutting-edge engineering designs. Assist in planning for and participating in incident response as required. collaborate with product teams to address application security questions and issues. Clearly communicate the security plan – including the risks and controls in place for key stakeholders.

Security Engineer

Watertown
3 hours ago
+25
As a Security Engineer in a fast-paced Software Engineering team at Markforged, you will grow and lead the secured Software development & deployment lifecycle processes and practices for cloud, IoT and hybrid systems. We move at a breakneck speed but refuse to compromise on quality, and security is an integral part of our deliverables. Your security solutions will protect company's software assets & directly influence our future. You will have opportunity to do interdisciplinary work on physical systems and learn from best-of-the-best engineers across MatSci, Mech-E, EE, and Software.

Security Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+14
As a member of the Agero Security Team, this position is responsible for protecting data and information systems from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification or destruction; and protecting information and other valuable assets stored within facilities. This role covers systems that are located on premise or in the cloud and assists with developing network security to protect electronic information in transit over networks. The Security Engineer will be involved in a wide range of projects including developing methodologies requiring security best practices and use of industry standards, such as ISO 27001/2:2013, CIS, etc. Responsibilities include helping to maintain compliance to major governance and regulatory standards such as: PCI Data Security Standards, Massachusetts Data Protection Regulations, GDPR and other data protection standards. The Security Engineer will also work to ensure successful completion of vulnerability audits and assessments, as required.

Security Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
DataRobot is looking for an Information Security Engineer to be part of the information security team that defines, builds, and deploys security monitors and alert solutions that continuously protect our critical information assets. The Information Security Engineer will also ensure compliance with corporate and regulatory policies/standards and help institute industry best practices.

Security Engineer - Backend Development

Greater Boston Area
3 hours ago
+39
As a backend engineer on our Security team, you will build the next generation security infrastructure platform that protects our organization. This team gives our service a competitive advantage in security and reliability. You will work with product and internal teams to meet the evolving security needs of our high-throughput, low-latency distributed systems. Your work will impact not only Datadog’s infrastructure, but our customers’.

Security Software Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 day ago
We are looking for a creative engineer to solve high-scale security problems. Reporting to the Director of Security Engineering, the Security Software Engineer will find innovative ways to bring security-focused products and services to our internal engineering teams, and our customers. Our customers trust us with their data and operations, and we take that responsibility seriously. Security at DO means solving incredibly complex problems at a high-scale that have real impact for our customers, our products, and for the larger internet community.

Technical Lead, Security Engineer

Greater Boston Area
6 days ago
+29
Work closely with the development team to build an expert understanding of the architecture and operation of our platform to fully validate our security model and protections. Manage external compliance audits. Investigate and respond to third-party vulnerability reports. Provide support for internal security-related projects to facilitate best practices across the company. Proactively recommend practical software and operational security improvements. Facilitate any software or operational modifications needed as a result of security audits or vulnerability reports.

Senior Cloud Security Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+26
Build, monitor and proactively manage the security of our AWS environment. Evaluate, architect, implement, and support security-focused tools and services. Independently design, develop, deploy and maintain security management technologies in all phases of an agile service development and deployment life cycle. Designs, integrates, and tests a suite of tools for security management of multi-tenant private and public cloud application services. Recommends configuration changes to improve the performance, usability, and value of cyber analysis tools. Develop prototype resource definitions in AWS and Azure using infrastructure as code processes and tools. Advise and consult with service teams on risk assessment, threat modeling, and vulnerability remediation. Integrate knowledge of Cloud Security fundamentals, including cryptography and the shared responsibility model into our services. Leverage your strong teamwork and collaboration skills as you and your teammates engage with other engineering and operations teams spanning the entire technology stack – endpoints, networks, databases, and applications – to engineer and deploy cutting-edge defensive solutions to modern threats. Evangelize security within Amazon and be an advocate for customer trust. Evaluate and continuously improve controls and processes to increase security, eliminate vulnerabilities, improve system performance, reduce waste and lower cost.

Software Security Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+29
Grubhub is looking for a Software Security Engineer to ensure that our applications are designed and implemented to the highest security standards. If you enjoy analyzing system services, networks, and applications from a security perspective and are skilled at discovering and addressing security issues that appear under new threat scenarios, this position may be a good fit for you.

Senior Application Security Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+23
Reporting to the Lead Application Security Engineer in London, you will play an important role in driving the security mindset into the teams who are responsible for the applications they create, maintain and run. The successful candidate will help build a network of champions, define standards/guidelines, evaluate security products and technologies and strengthen our defenses through the SDLC.

Security Engineer Salary ranges

The two most common Security Engineer salary ranges in Boston are $110k - $120k and $140k - $150k.

Average Security Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Security Engineer make the most at companies with 500+ employees, earning $131,333 on average.

Security Engineer Salary by gender

The average Security Engineer salary for women is $128,000 and the average Security Engineer salary for men is $123,625.

Security Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Security Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $147,333. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $87,000.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Boston

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $66,818
Min: $36K
Max: $87K
QA Engineer $94,651
Min: $70K
Max: $161K
Software Test Engineer $96,000
Min: $68K
Max: $125K
Front End Developer $100,670
Min: $62K
Max: $140K
Salesforce Developer $101,357
Min: $76K
Max: $110K
Automation Engineer $107,000
Min: $82K
Max: $158K
Android Developer $109,000
Min: $80K
Max: $157K
iOS Developer $109,200
Min: $77K
Max: $155K
Data Engineer $113,095
Min: $75K
Max: $154K
Sales Engineer $113,833
Min: $55K
Max: $160K
Software Engineer $114,162
Min: $85K
Max: $158K
Data Architect $122,607
Min: $80K
Max: $183K
Security Engineer $123,429
Min: $65K
Max: $156K
DevOps Engineer $123,442
Min: $85K
Max: $175K
Senior Software Engineer $127,588
Min: $90K
Max: $175K
Engineering Manager $143,425
Min: $109K
Max: $205K
QA Manager $147,875
Min: $136K
Max: $165K
Principal Software Engineer $157,329
Min: $110K
Max: $210K
Director of Software Engineering $179,848
Min: $162K
Max: $198K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $187,056
Min: $90K
Max: $260K
Vice President of Engineering $203,714
Min: $150K
Max: $272K

Skills that affect Security Engineer salaries in Boston

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C
2% have this skill
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Javascript
2% have this skill
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Python
2% have this skill
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.NET
2% have this skill
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Linux
2% have this skill
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Java
2% have this skill

Recent Security Engineer salaries in Boston

$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000 with +$8,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Boston
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $140,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Boston
$145,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $145,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Boston
$147,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $147,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Boston
$128,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $128,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Boston
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $135,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Boston
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $150,000 with +$5,500 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Boston
$65,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Analyst reported a yearly salary of $65,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Boston
1-5 Reports
$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $115,000
500+ Employees
Boston
$119,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $119,000
500+ Employees
Boston
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