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Security Administrator, Computer Network Salary

The average salary for a Security Administrator, Computer Network is $61,499 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
$39,839 - $91,620
(Median)
$40K
$61K
$92K
MEDIAN: $61,498
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$14.29 - $48.48
(Median)
$14
$31
$48
MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$39,839 - $91,620  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,241  
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $6,878  
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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$39,730 - $96,981  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 194
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$14.29 - $48.48  
   
Overtime
$20.21 - $75.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,241  
   
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $6,878  
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).
)
$39,730 - $96,981  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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Job Description for Security Administrator, Computer Network

Security administrators are also known as computer security specialists, network security analysts, or Internet security specialists. They perform a variety of security-related tasks for their organization, such as teaching colleagues about computer security, checking for security violations, installing protective software, and taking action against cyber attacks. Once a problem is detected, security administrators are expected to quickly and accurately find a solution, providing updates to management as needed. In some cases, a security administrator may provide evidence of a cyber attack to help prosecute individuals for breaching security.

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Security Administrator, Computer Network Tasks

  • Ensure the security of services and networks connected to the public Internet, for example websites and email gateways.
  • Educate user community on measures needed to maintain security.
  • Detect, troubleshoot, and repair any breaches in security.
  • Select, deploy, monitor, and maintain Internet firewall and other security technologies.

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Experience Affects Security Administrator, Computer Network Salaries



National Average
$62,000


Skills That Affect Security Administrator, Computer Network Salaries

Security Testing and Auditing
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Linux
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Security Intrusion Detection
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Security Risk Management
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Security Policies and Procedures
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National Average
$62,000

Cisco Networking
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Microsoft Office
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Network Management / Administration
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Security Maintenance
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 9%