Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Lead Cyber Security Engineer make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$127,130 / yrTotal Pay
$104,144 / yrBase Pay
$22,986 / yrAdditional Pay

$127,130

 / yr
$79K$206K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Lead Cyber Security Engineer is $127,130 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $104,144 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $22,986 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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MITRE
3.8
Lead Cyber Security EngineerSee 22 salaries from all locations

$147,202

 / yr

$148,500

 / yr

$126,689

 / yr

$139,191

 / yr

$177,539

 / yr
TECHEAD
4.7
Lead Cyber Security EngineerSee 1 salaries from all locations

$135,805

 / yr

$147,600

 / yr

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ENSCO
3.8
Lead Cyber Security EngineerSee 1 salaries from all locations

$130,316

 / yr

$137,835

 / yr

$167,979

 / yr

$123,200

 / yr

$123,874

 / yr

$126,950

 / yr

$124,633

 / yr

$153,291

 / yr

$148,734

 / yr
USAA
3.6
Cyber Security Engineer - LeadSee 1 salaries from all locations

$163,863

 / yr

$124,933

 / yr

$145,593

 / yr

$118,888

 / yr
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Top Paying Industries

For a Lead Cyber Security Engineer in United States

The top paying industry for a Lead Cyber Security Engineer in United States is Government & Public Administration with a median total pay of $147,202.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Government & Public AdministrationGovernment & Public Administration$147,202

    0% Lower than other industries

Government & Public Administration

The top paying company in Government & Public Administration for Lead Cyber Security Engineer is MITRE.

MITREMITRE$147,202/yr

Glassdoor Economist Pay Overview

What is the pay outlook for Information Technology?

Overall demand for information technology workers will continue to grow as companies increasingly rely on data and technology. Individual job outlook varies by profession; demand for more specialized jobs, like cybersecurity analysts, is expected to grow significantly, while other jobs are vulnerable to outsourcing. IT jobs, which are particularly well-suited for remote work, usually require higher education or certifications and offer higher than average salaries.

Recent Salaries Shared

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Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date or Time

Lead Cyber Security Engineer

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$177,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Lead Cybersecurity Engineer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$170,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Lead Cyber Security Engineer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$166,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Lead Cybersecurity Engineer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$159,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Lead Cyber Security Engineer

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$160,000

/yr

Submitted 2 days ago

10-14 years
2 days ago
Lead Security Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$233,000

/yr

Submitted 3 days ago

1-3 years
3 days ago
Lead Information Security Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$160,000

/yr

$140K | $20K

Submitted 4 days ago

1-3 years
4 days ago
Lead Endpoint Engineer

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$95,200

/yr

$95K | $200

Submitted 4 days ago

10-14 years
4 days ago
Lead Information Security Engineer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$150,000

/yr

$135K | $15K

Submitted 6 days ago

15+ years
6 days ago

Lead Cyber Security Engineer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Lead Cyber Security Engineer is $104,144 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Lead Cyber Security Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 47 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Lead Cyber Security Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Lead Cyber Security Engineer in United States is $163,971 per year.

The lowest salary for a Lead Cyber Security Engineer in United States is $66,145 per year.

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