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Security Administrator, Computer Network Salary (United States)

A Security Administrator, Computer Network earns an average salary of $61,316 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Security Administrator, Computer Network Salary (?
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$38,806 - $92,211
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MEDIAN: $61,316
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Security Administrator, Computer Network Salary (?
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$13.95 - $48.18
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$38,806 - $92,211  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,090  
Profit Sharing
$2,948 - $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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$37,677 - $97,360  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 199
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$13.95 - $48.18  
   
Overtime
$20.31 - $75.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,090  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,948 - $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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$37,677 - $97,360  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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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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$62,000
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Experience Affects Security Administrator, Computer Network Salaries

National Average
$62,000

Skills That Affect Security Administrator, Computer Network Salaries

IT Security & Infrastructure
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Security Testing and Auditing
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Linux
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Security Risk Management
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Security Intrusion Detection
0%
Security Policies and Procedures
0%
Microsoft Office
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National Average
$62,000
Cisco Networking
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Network Management / Administration
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Security Maintenance
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 9%