Security Engineer salary in Austin

Average Base Salary in Austin

$131,482
$11,480
Additional Cash Compensation
$142,962
Total Compensation
Median: $131K
Min: $61K
Max: $180K

How Much Does a Security Engineer Make in Austin?

The average salary for a Security Engineer in Austin is $131,482. The average additional cash compensation for a Security Engineer in Austin is $11,480. The average total compensation for a Security Engineer in Austin is $142,962. Security Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Austin from anonymous Security Engineer employees in Austin.

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Security Engineer jobs in Austin

Senior Applications Security Engineer

Austin
2 days ago
+55
BigCommerce is disrupting the e-commerce industry as the SaaS leader for fast- growing, mid-market businesses. We enable our customers to build intuitive and engaging stores to support every stage of their growth. BigCommerce is seriously growing its information security team, get in whilst the Security team is still small and you’ll have the ability to influence the culture and direction moving forward. As the BigCommerce e-commerce SaaS

Application Security Engineer

Remote
2 days ago
+62
The Application Security Engineer role CHAMPION | MONITOR | MITIGATE We're looking for an Application Security Engineer who can work collaboratively with Software Engineering teams to mitigate potential security threats and participate in building a culture of security in Engineering at ACG. You'll perform threat models and use AWS Security tooling in a SaaS product-led environment. This role will use knowledge and experience in vulnerabilities

Security Architect, IT

Austin
2 hours ago
+52
As a Security Architect, IT, you’ll join the Office of the CIO to help assess and drive all aspects of our information security program in a multifaceted, growing business. Working alongside the Sr. Director of IT Security and the Sr. Director of Product Security, you’ll innovate, lead, and advocate to ensure that our world-class security solutions continue to keep pace with our demanding business requirements. You’ll work closely with our global Security Engineering, Compliance, and Governance teams to design and implement programs that both maintain and improve our high-security expectations

Senior Security Engineer

Austin
1 week ago
+41
Amherst is revolutionizing the way U.S. real estate is priced, managed and financed in order to unlock opportunities for all market participants. Driven by data, analytics, and technology, Amherst has a 20-year history of anticipating where the next risks and opportunities are likely to emerge and designing actionable strategies for investors to capitalize on opportunities across residential real estate, commercial real estate and public

Staff Data Privacy & Security Engineer

Austin
2 hours ago
+52
As a Staff Privacy & Security Engineer, you’ll be a key member of the Privacy & Security Engineering team, within the Security Engineering Department. You’ll influence Engineering to adopt security and privacy by design, secure SDLC, and internal consulting on remediating security vulnerabilities. You’ll work on complex platform security projects both independently and collaboratively in our agile environment. This role requires a strong background in security as it relates to platform infrastructure, application security, and other aspects of network/cloud infrastructure security. If you’re interested in becoming a foundational member of the Procore security team, setting the course for security within Procore for years to come—we’d like to hear from you.

Senior Security Engineer, Purple Team

Austin
1 week ago
+52
As a Senior Security Engineer, Purple Team, you’ll be a key member of the Security Operations group, within the Security Engineering Division. You’ll use your knowledge of threat actor tools, tactics, and procedures to build an effective incident response toolset and process. This role requires a strong background in security as it relates to production cloud platform infrastructure, penetration testing, application security, and other aspects of network/cloud infrastructure. If you’re interested in becoming a foundational member of the Procore security team, setting the course for security within Procore for years to come—we’d like to hear from you.

Principal Security Engineer, Purple Team

Austin
1 week ago
+52
As a Principal Security Engineer, Purple Team, you’ll be a key member of the Security Operations group, within the Security Engineering Division. You’ll use your knowledge of threat actor tools, tactics, and procedures to build an effective incident response toolset and process. This role requires a strong background in security as it relates to production cloud platform infrastructure, penetration testing, application security, and other aspects of network/cloud infrastructure. If you’re interested in becoming a foundational member of the Procore security team, setting the course for security within Procore for years to come—we’d like to hear from you.

Senior Information Security Engineer

Remote
3 weeks ago
+27
As our Sr. Information Security Engineer, you will grow our software security program that facilitates security being built into all of the products and infrastructure built at Wheel. You will have a blend of security engineering and software engineering. If you’re a security engineer looking to build best-in-class security in the healthcare industry, this is a great opportunity for you to have an impact across an entire engineering organization and support a world-class software security program.

Staff Cloud Security Engineer

Remote
2 weeks ago
+53
Position Overview: As a Lead Engineer for Cloud Security, you will be leading client engagements focused on cloud security reviews across multiple platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP, and others), as well as advisory projects involving complex cloud security architecture, migration, and cloud first strategy. You will develop product and service capabilities to meet emerging customer needs in cloud security and optimize existing product and service capabilities to ensure quality, consistency, efficiency, and effectiveness. 

Security Engineer

Austin
1 week ago
+53
Company Overview: At Praetorian, we are bringing together the world's cybersecurity expertise to address one of the great technical challenges of our era: to be safe and secure in a digital-first world. From cryptocurrency exchanges to autonomous vehicles, we apply expertise and engineering to find, fix, stop, and ultimately solve cybersecurity problems across our customers’ digital landscape and product portfolios. Our accolades include Inc’s

Senior Security Engineer

Remote
2 weeks ago
+53
Company Overview: At Praetorian, we are bringing together the world's cybersecurity expertise to address one of the great technical challenges of our era: to be safe and secure in a digital-first world. From cryptocurrency exchanges to autonomous vehicles, we apply expertise and engineering to find, fix, stop, and ultimately solve cybersecurity problems across our customers’ digital landscape and product portfolios. Our accolades include Inc’s

Staff Security Engineer

Remote
2 weeks ago
+53
Company Overview: At Praetorian, we are bringing together the world's cybersecurity expertise to address one of the great technical challenges of our era: to be safe and secure in a digital-first world. From cryptocurrency exchanges to autonomous vehicles, we apply expertise and engineering to find, fix, stop, and ultimately solve cybersecurity problems across our customers’ digital landscape and product portfolios. Our accolades include Inc’s

Security Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Security Engineer salary in Austin is between $130k - $140k.

Average Security Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Security Engineer make the most at companies with 11-50 employees, earning $180,000 on average.

Security Engineer Salary by gender

The average Security Engineer salary for women is $130,000 and the average Security Engineer salary for men is $136,043.

Security Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Security Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $147,545. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $110,000.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Austin

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $72,950
Min: $42K
Max: $165K
Junior Software Engineer $75,157
Min: $60K
Max: $110K
QA Engineer $77,768
Min: $40K
Max: $115K
Software Test Engineer $88,159
Min: $61K
Max: $130K
Front End Developer $100,284
Min: $65K
Max: $153K
Salesforce Developer $100,786
Min: $70K
Max: $125K
Automation Engineer $105,048
Min: $79K
Max: $130K
Data Engineer $105,116
Min: $55K
Max: $150K
Game Developer $105,600
Min: $65K
Max: $141K
Android Developer $110,308
Min: $73K
Max: $135K
Sales Engineer $110,564
Min: $68K
Max: $168K
iOS Developer $111,386
Min: $85K
Max: $150K
Software Engineer $112,283
Min: $65K
Max: $188K
DevOps Engineer $112,646
Min: $84K
Max: $141K
Systems Engineer $123,276
Min: $90K
Max: $152K
QA Manager $126,575
Min: $95K
Max: $150K
Site Reliability Engineer $129,714
Min: $100K
Max: $150K
Security Engineer $131,482
Min: $61K
Max: $180K
Data Architect $131,944
Min: $98K
Max: $200K
Senior Software Engineer $135,401
Min: $95K
Max: $200K
Machine Learning Engineer $142,500
Min: $110K
Max: $210K
Lead Software Engineer $144,654
Min: $112K
Max: $177K
Hardware Engineer $147,000
Min: $147K
Max: $147K
Database Administrator $148,333
Min: $133K
Max: $163K
Engineering Manager $150,115
Min: $109K
Max: $220K
Principal Software Engineer $155,800
Min: $120K
Max: $275K
Director of Software Engineering $174,568
Min: $140K
Max: $240K
Data Engineering Manager $175,000
Min: $175K
Max: $175K
Vice President of Engineering $212,500
Min: $145K
Max: $265K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $244,833
Min: $130K
Max: $435K

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Recent Security Engineer salaries in Austin

$123,600
Yearly Salary
A Application Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $123,600 with +$24,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Austin
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $100,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Austin
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Austin
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Sr. Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $125,000
7+ Years of Experience
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51-200 Employees
Austin
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $140,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Austin
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Sr Security Analyst reported a yearly salary of $135,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Austin
1-5 Reports
$61,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $61,000 with +$2,500 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Austin
$180,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Architect reported a yearly salary of $180,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Austin
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $135,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Austin
$149,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $149,000 with +$3,800 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Austin
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