Do cybersecurity engineers earn more than software engineers?


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I am a computer science undergrad. I have always believed that cybersecurity makes more than software engineering but that seems to be a myth because from what i am seeing, it's the opposite although the difference is slight. Maybe i might be making incorrect comparison in terms of the job role.

Can fellow redditors currently working in cyber industry give some insights into this?

for example, Salaries of:

Software engineer VS Security engineer

ML engineer (NLP, Computer vision, etc) VS Cybersecurity ML engineer

DevOps vs DevSecOps

What about CISOs VS all other top earners of IT?

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