Security Administrator, Computer Network Salary

The average salary for a Security Administrator, Computer Network is $61,840 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Security Testing and Auditing, Microsoft Office, and Security Policies and Procedures.

$42,435 - $91,818
(Median)
$42K
$62K
$92K
MEDIAN: $61,839
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$15.66 - $45.96
(Median)
$16
$31
$46
MEDIAN: $31.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$42,435 - $91,818  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,501  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $7,071  
Total Pay (?
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$42,364 - $98,408  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 154
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$15.66 - $45.96  
   
Overtime
$20.11 - $76.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,501  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $7,071  
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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$42,364 - $98,408  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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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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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,886

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Experience Affects Security Administrator, Computer Network Salaries



National Average
$63,000


Skills That Affect Security Administrator, Computer Network Salaries


Microsoft Office
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Security Maintenance
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Security Intrusion Detection
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Linux
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Network Management / Administration
up arrow 2%

Security Risk Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$63,000

Cisco Networking
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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