A Security Administrator, IT earns an average salary of $65,232 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$41,197 - $97,375
$41K
$65K
$97K
MEDIAN: $65,232
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50%
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$17.61 - $41.22
$18
$25
$41
MEDIAN: $25.10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$41,197 - $97,375  
   
Bonus
$550 - $8,193  
Profit Sharing
$675 - $6,500  
Total Pay (?
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$40,870 - $98,963  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 288
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$17.61 - $41.22  
   
Overtime
$19.89 - $62.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$550 - $8,193  
   
Profit Sharing
$675 - $6,500  
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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$40,870 - $98,963  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 55

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Job Description for Security Administrator, IT

A security administrator of information technology is responsible for managing all IT-related security and safety issues within a company. This can include developing systems and policies, as well as overseeing the implementation of procedures to secure both company and customer data. He/she also implements systems aimed toward preventing malware infections of company computer hardware.

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Security Administrator, IT Tasks

  • Analyze and define security requirements for local and wide area networks.
  • Update secure configurations by routinely reviewing vendor sites, bulletins, and notifications for security information.
  • Recertify application, platform, and server security periodically.
  • Provide technical advice on access control, security models, disaster recovery, business continuity planning, and security awareness training.
  • Plan, implement, monitor, and troubleshoot internal information technology security policies, application security, access control, and corporate data safeguards.

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Key Stats for Security Administrator, IT

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 65 votes.
040
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Security Administrator, IT Salaries




National Average
$65,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 65 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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