A Director, Computing/Networking/Information Technology (IT) Security earns an average salary of $102,037 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Security Risk Management, Cisco Networking, and IT Security & Infrastructure. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down significantly for employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Director, Computing/Networking/Information Technology (IT) Security Total Pay (?
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$63,749 - $151,136
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Director, Computing/Networking/Information Technology (IT) Security Total Pay (?
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$11.56 - $65.95
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$63,749 - $151,136  
   
Bonus
$699 - $34,546  
Profit Sharing
$1,021 - $24,944  
Total Pay (?
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$62,299 - $171,943  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 652
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$11.56 - $65.95  
   
Overtime
$12.25 - $58.50  
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$699 - $34,546  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,021 - $24,944  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$62,299 - $171,943  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 652
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Job Description for Director, Computing/Networking/Information Technology (IT) Security
  • Act as resource for security technical information and problem solving.
  • Plan, direct and coordinate daily activities of a department/group/team.
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate internal information technology security, including technology, software, policies, application security, access control, and corporate data safeguards.
  • Hire, review, and fire non-management employees.
  • Work with senior management to design and implement security master plan.
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Director, Computing/Networking/Information Technology (IT) Security in Minneapolis:
"Never Stop Learning."
Never stop trying to learn new technologies or processes. Any additional skill you can pick up will allow you to not only grow in your current role, but to extend your reach to other areas of business. Multi-talented individuals are easier to justify keeping on staff when layoffs are needed, as they can pick up slack. Skilled workers are also easier to promote, as they can mentor and assist with a past role while being immediately useful in a new role.
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Experience Affects Director, Computing/Networking/Information Technology (IT) Security Salaries

National Average
$103,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Director, Computing/Networking/Information Technology (IT) Security Salaries

Network Architecture / Design
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National Average
$103,000
Project Management
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Strategic Planning
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Gender
Female
28%
female alumni
 
Male
72%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
33%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 7%
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