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Security Administrator, Computer Network Salary

The average pay for a Security Administrator, Computer Network is $61,259 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Security Testing and Auditing is associated with high pay for this job.

$41,005 - $93,258
(Median)
$41K
$61K
$93K
MEDIAN: $61,258
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50%
90%

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$15.21 - $48.72
(Median)
$15
$32
$49
MEDIAN: $32.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$41,005 - $93,258  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,682  
Profit Sharing
$393.05 - $5,087  
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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$41,063 - $98,162  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 170
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $48.72  
   
Overtime
$20.11 - $76.03  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,682  
   
Profit Sharing
$393.05 - $5,087  
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).
)
$41,063 - $98,162  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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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
$63,000


Skills That Affect Security Administrator, Computer Network Salaries




Linux
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Security Risk Management
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Network Management / Administration
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Security Intrusion Detection
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Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$63,000

Cisco Networking
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Security Maintenance
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 9%