Security Administrator, IT Salary

A Security Administrator, IT earns an average salary of $64,430 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$41,424 - $97,814
$41K
$64K
$98K
MEDIAN: $64,430
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50%
90%

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$17.49 - $46.98
$17
$25
$47
MEDIAN: $24.96
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$41,424 - $97,814  
   
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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$41,004 - $99,508  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 282
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$17.49 - $46.98  
   
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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$41,004 - $99,508  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 52

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Security Administrator, IT

Pay by Experience for a Security Administrator, IT has a positive trend. An entry-level Security Administrator, IT with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 185 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Security Administrator, IT with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 115 salaries. An experienced Security Administrator, IT which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 79 salaries. A Security Administrator, IT with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 25 salaries.

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Key Stats for Security Administrator, IT

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 63 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Security Administrator, IT Salaries

▲40%

▲28%

▲6%

National Average
$64,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Security Administrator, IT Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 9%