Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Cyber Security Engineer make in San Francisco, CA?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$111,254 / yrTotal Pay
$102,918 / yrBase Pay
$8,336 / yrAdditional Pay

$111,254

 / yr
$73K$170K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Cyber Security Engineer is $111,254 per year in the San Francisco, CA area, with an average salary of $102,918 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 $8,336 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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Related Job Titles

For Cyber Security Engineer in San Francisco, CA

Some related job titles are Cyber Security Analyst Salaries with median pay of $103,436, Information Security Analyst Salaries with median pay of $104,007, Information Security Engineer Salaries with median pay of $126,367, Network Security Engineer Salaries with median pay of $116,131.

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Darktrace
3.2
Cyber Security EngineerSee 2 salaries from this location

$198,676

 / yr

$219,842

 / yr

$167,530

 / yr

$185,307

 / yr

$70

 / hr

$153,563

 / yr

$203,017

 / yr

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$14,548

 / mo
Alkeme
5.0
Cyber Security EngineerSee 1 salary from this location

$151,739

 / yr

$156,576

 / yr

$180,563

 / yr

$140,379

 / yr

$97

 / hr

$144,730

 / yr
SelfMade
4.4
Cyber Security EngineerSee 1 salary from this location

$94

 / hr
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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date or Time

Information Security Engineer

San Francisco, CA

 | 7-9 years

$110,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Security Engineer

San Francisco, CA

 | 1-3 years

$190,000

/yr

$165K | $25K

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Security Engineer

San Francisco, CA

 | 1-3 years

$137,000

/yr

$125K | $12K

Submitted 3 days ago

1-3 years
3 days ago
Security Engineer

San Francisco, CA

 | 1-3 years

$172,000

/yr

$130K | $42K

Submitted 5 days ago

1-3 years
5 days ago
Cyber Security Engineer

San Francisco, CA

 | 7-9 years

$137,500

/yr

$135K | $3K

Submitted 8 days ago

7-9 years
8 days ago
Security Engineer

San Francisco, CA

 | 10-14 years

$400,000

/yr

$200K | $200K

Submitted 8 days ago

10-14 years
8 days ago
Security Engineer

San Francisco, CA

 | 10-14 years

$210,000

/yr

Submitted 9 days ago

10-14 years
9 days ago
Security Engineer

San Francisco, CA

 | 4-6 years

$875,000

/yr

$300K | $575K

Submitted 10 days ago

4-6 years
10 days ago
Application Security Engineer

San Francisco, CA

 | 4-6 years

$245,000

/yr

$180K | $65K

Submitted 12 days ago

4-6 years
12 days ago

Cyber Security Engineer pay FAQ in San Francisco, CA

The average salary for a Cyber Security Engineer is $102,918 per year in San Francisco, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 1719 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Cyber Security Engineer employees in San Francisco, CA.

The highest salary for a Cyber Security Engineer in San Francisco, CA is $155,059 per year.

The lowest salary for a Cyber Security Engineer in San Francisco, CA is $68,310 per year.

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