Security Engineer salary in Boston

Average Base Salary in Boston

$121,625
$6,017
Additional Cash Compensation
$127,642
Total Compensation
Median: $122K
Min: $65K
Max: $156K

How Much Does a Security Engineer Make in Boston?

The average salary for a Security Engineer in Boston is $121,625. The average additional cash compensation for a Security Engineer in Boston is $6,017. The average total compensation for a Security Engineer in Boston is $127,642. 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

Security Operations Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+44
Define marketing team goals and objectives for brand, core product, and direct to consumer groups. Plan, implement and manage the overall marketing strategy, identifying the key brand moments to prioritize that will drive awareness, brand consideration, and revenue. Partner with internal and external teams on creative and content marketing strategy. Define, measure and report on the performance of our brand including awareness, consideration, and NPS in addition to results of all paid and earned marketing channels/campaigns with focused assessment against brand and DTC product ROI and KPI goals. Work closely with Product owners to ensure voice of traveler is driving product decisions and that marketing is in support of Product goals. Manage customer segmentation strategy and develop smart attribution modeling, ensuring we reach the right audience with the right message, at the right place and time.

Cloud Security Sales Engineer

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+24
Partner closely with the sales team as a technical advisor and advocate for the DivvyCloud platform while continuously improving the conversion rate from qualified opportunities to closed deals in order to meet quarterly and annual revenue targets. Build deep expertise in the DivvyCloud platform and public cloud platforms, and apply this knowledge to solve customer challenges. Participate in pipeline, and quarterly business reviews.  Win the trust of customers by demonstrating technical and business acumen and empathizing with their business challenges.  Act as trusted advisor and advocate for our customers.

Senior Site Reliability Engineer (Security)

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+44
Klaviyo is growing fast and we have openings for all skill levels across all of our teams. Learn more about our engineering culture at https://klaviyo.tech   Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) is what you get when you treat system operations as a software engineering problem. The mission of the Site Reliability Engineering team is to ensure uninterrupted service for Klaviyo customers and act as a force multiplier for Klaviyo product teams to

Principal Site Reliability Engineer - Cloud Security

Greater Boston Area
3 days ago
+60
The Cloud Security Architect will have strong experience working on Securing Cloud Infrastructure/ Architecture and Apps. Must have strong leadership skills, analytical mind, detailed understanding of cyber security methodologies and outstanding problem-solving skills.  Top candidates will be comfortable working with a variety of technologies, security problems and troubleshooting of the network (Firewalls, VPN, Data Loss Prevention, IDS/IPS, Web-Proxy and Security Audits) as well as Continuous Integration and Deployment of software products to Cloud. 

Senior Application Security Engineer, Employee Cloud

Remote
1 week ago
+50
Now, more than ever, the Toast team is committed to our customers. We’re taking steps to help restaurants navigate these unprecedented times with technology, resources, and community. Our focus is on building the restaurant platform that helps restaurants adapt, take control, and get back to what they do best: building the businesses they love. And because our technology is purpose-built for restaurants, by restaurant people, restaurants can

Senior Application Security Engineer, Employee Cloud

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+50
Now, more than ever, the Toast team is committed to our customers. We’re taking steps to help restaurants navigate these unprecedented times with technology, resources, and community. Our focus is on building the restaurant platform that helps restaurants adapt, take control, and get back to what they do best: building the businesses they love. And because our technology is purpose-built for restaurants, by restaurant people, restaurants can

Principal Cyber Security Engineer

Greater Boston Area
3 weeks ago
+43
As a Principal Cyber Security Engineer, you will identify and research tools in order to develop and improve labs and challenges on the Immersive Labs platform in order to train cybersecurity professionals across the world. 

Cyber Security Pre Sales Engineer

Greater Boston Area
2 weeks ago
+43
Engage with sales teams and partner with customers to understand their needs, define requirements and demo the technical aspects of the platform. Meet with prospective customers, to understand their technical requirements. Plan and manage product proof of concept efforts. Drive user adoption across a variety of use cases. Help upskill new staff on the technical aspects of the platform and on cyber security in general. Collaborate with the content team to produce multi-format content utilising various teaching methods; written, exercises, questions and gamification.

Application Security Engineer

Greater Boston Area
3 days ago
+35
Drift is seeking an Application Security Engineer to help design, build, deploy and maintain secure products. We are ingraining security into the core of how we build our product from inception and design to deployment in the cloud and are seeking the right individual to. This high visibility role will work closely with Product and Engineering teams performing core application security practices like threat modeling, design review, secure code reviews, and security testing while continuously improving our SDLC.

Security Engineer - Customer Safety

Greater Boston Area
3 days ago
+43
As a Security Engineer on the Customer Safety Team you will design and develop security measures that keep end users safe, build tooling and automation to curb abuse, assist with incident response, and analyze data to uncover patterns of attack and abuse.

Software Engineer - Security

Cambridge
6 days ago
+24
As a Principal Security Engineer, you are a thoughtful, collaborative, and dynamic technologist who loves ensuring security across a number of systems and web applications. You think deeply about the implications, relationships, edge cases, and failure modes, and you are passionate about correctness, security, and writing the next thing, so you aren't spending time maintaining older projects.

Software Engineer - Security Development

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+43
Design and code a novel way to detect and mitigate a low-level security vulnerability. Keep our security alerting platform observable, up and running, while planning for a 10x scale that’s a mere 12 months away. Prototype new ideas, test new open-source security tools. Help other engineering teams rely on our security infrastructure.

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 501-1,000 employees, earning $131,231 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 $120,700.

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
Junior Software Engineer $91,125
Min: $80K
Max: $105K
QA Engineer $95,714
Min: $70K
Max: $161K
Software Test Engineer $96,000
Min: $68K
Max: $125K
Front End Developer $100,664
Min: $62K
Max: $150K
Salesforce Developer $101,357
Min: $76K
Max: $110K
Automation Engineer $101,900
Min: $75K
Max: $158K
Software Engineer $112,415
Min: $75K
Max: $160K
Android Developer $113,677
Min: $80K
Max: $163K
Data Engineer $114,150
Min: $73K
Max: $165K
iOS Developer $115,293
Min: $77K
Max: $179K
Sales Engineer $115,543
Min: $55K
Max: $178K
Security Engineer $121,625
Min: $65K
Max: $156K
DevOps Engineer $122,286
Min: $85K
Max: $175K
Game Developer $124,000
Min: $124K
Max: $124K
Database Administrator $128,500
Min: $115K
Max: $142K
Machine Learning Engineer $129,000
Min: $120K
Max: $138K
Lead Software Engineer $131,250
Min: $120K
Max: $165K
Senior Software Engineer $131,689
Min: $90K
Max: $185K
Site Reliability Engineer $133,000
Min: $133K
Max: $133K
Data Architect $134,548
Min: $80K
Max: $190K
Hardware Engineer $135,000
Min: $135K
Max: $135K
Systems Engineer $137,000
Min: $137K
Max: $137K
QA Manager $138,692
Min: $108K
Max: $165K
Engineering Manager $147,981
Min: $109K
Max: $205K
Principal Software Engineer $161,992
Min: $110K
Max: $210K
Data Engineering Manager $172,000
Min: $172K
Max: $172K
Director of Software Engineering $180,890
Min: $140K
Max: $228K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $190,886
Min: $90K
Max: $260K
Vice President of Engineering $202,000
Min: $120K
Max: $272K

Skills that affect Security Engineer salaries in Boston

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Python
1% have this skill
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Linux
1% have this skill
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Java
1% have this skill
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Security
1% have this skill
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Javascript
0% have this skill
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C
0% have this skill

Recent Security Engineer salaries in Boston

$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$1,600 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Boston
$88,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $88,000 with +$1,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
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
501-1,000 Employees
Boston
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $140,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Boston
$145,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $145,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Boston
$147,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $147,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Boston
$128,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $128,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 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
501-1,000 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
501-1,000 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
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