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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

Lead Security Engineer, Security Operations

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+24
As Rapid7 and the Insight Cloud continue to grow, so does our attack surface. That’s why we’re looking for a Lead Security Engineer to join our Security Operations (SecOps) team in Boston. You’ll hit the ground running by building and implementing security controls in partnership with our Corporate IT teams to secure our end user devices, infrastructure systems, and cloud services. You’ll partner closely with our Security Operations Analysts to help automate their vulnerability management and incident response operations. You’ll also be helping build and lead a new security engineering function from scratch, one that will rapidly evolve our defenses to keep our customers and company safe by continuously raising the bar for our prevention, detection, and remediation capabilities.

Lead Security Engineer

Greater Boston Area
14 hours ago
As part of this role, you will work closely with architects, software engineers and operations to design, secure, build, deploy, manage and operate our development, test and production environments. You will build and maintain tools to ensure our applications meet our stringent SLA's in a fast paced culture with a passion to learn and contribute. We are looking for a strong engineer with a can do attitude and a passion to solve problems.

DevOps Engineer (Security DevOps)

Greater Boston Area
14 hours ago
As part of this role, you will work closely with architects, software engineers and operations to design, build, deploy, manage and operate our development, test and production environments - all with an eye towards security and compliance! You will build and maintain tools to ensure our applications meet our stringent SLA's in a fast paced culture with a passion to learn and contribute. We are looking for a strong engineer with a can do attitude and a passion to solve problems.

Senior Application Security Engineer

Greater Boston Area
3 days ago
+31
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 Engineering Manager

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+42
Klaviyo is looking for Security Engineering Manager to take ownership of building/implementing security tooling and defenses, identifying areas for improvement, and helping mature the information security program. You’ll hire and lead a team of security engineers, to help ensure we secure our internal and customer’s information to the highest standards.

Staff Security Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
The Security team at Drift plays an integral and recognized role within the company. Our customer-centric focus means that ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of their data and our services is something we are proud to demonstrate. That enables the team to not only practice their craft, but do so in a customer facing way, working cross functionally with sales, customer success, and others on a daily basis.

Senior Manager, Security Engineering

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+21
This role requires a significant amount of autonomy to create and drive the roadmap so maintaining strong relationships with leaders in Engineering and Legal is paramount. We’re looking for someone with a proven track record of leadership in the security and privacy space on a fast growing cloud platform. We are in the early design stages of rebuilding our core Talent Optimization platform so this is a great opportunity to influence that design with the latest security and privacy practices, enabling us to scale with massive growth across the US and globally. 

Principal Information Security Engineer / Analyst

Greater Boston Area
3 days 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.

Manager, Network Security and Engineering

Greater Boston Area
4 days 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.

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

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+27
As a member of the Information Security Team, you’ll be continuously attacking and defending the DraftKings web applications, cloud environments, and networks to ensure security for our customers and employees. Our team consists of forward-thinking individuals who want to disrupt the traditional mold through progressive design, automation, and system implementation practices.

Technical Lead, Security Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 day 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.

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 $67,882
Min: $36K
Max: $90K
QA Engineer $95,111
Min: $70K
Max: $161K
Software Test Engineer $96,000
Min: $68K
Max: $125K
Front End Developer $99,736
Min: $62K
Max: $140K
Salesforce Developer $101,357
Min: $76K
Max: $110K
Automation Engineer $107,000
Min: $82K
Max: $158K
iOS Developer $109,200
Min: $77K
Max: $155K
Android Developer $113,047
Min: $80K
Max: $163K
Data Engineer $113,095
Min: $75K
Max: $154K
Software Engineer $113,649
Min: $80K
Max: $158K
Sales Engineer $113,919
Min: $55K
Max: $160K
DevOps Engineer $122,914
Min: $85K
Max: $175K
Security Engineer $123,429
Min: $65K
Max: $156K
Data Architect $125,700
Min: $80K
Max: $183K
Senior Software Engineer $127,762
Min: $90K
Max: $175K
Engineering Manager $142,667
Min: $109K
Max: $205K
QA Manager $147,875
Min: $136K
Max: $165K
Principal Software Engineer $157,663
Min: $110K
Max: $210K
Director of Software Engineering $179,006
Min: $160K
Max: $198K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $187,737
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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