Security Administrator, Computer Network Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Security Administrator, Computer Network is $60,820 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Security Administrator, Computer Network Total Pay (?
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$38,565 - $92,589
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MEDIAN: $60,820
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Security Administrator, Computer Network Total Pay (?
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$13.86 - $48.72
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MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$38,565 - $92,589  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,119  
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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$37,185 - $97,655  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 233
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.86 - $48.72  
   
Overtime
$20.49 - $75.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,119  
   
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).
)
$37,185 - $97,655  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 233
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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

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$62,000

Skills That Affect Security Administrator, Computer Network Salaries

Security Testing and Auditing
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IT Security & Infrastructure
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Security Risk Management
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Security Policies and Procedures
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Security Intrusion Detection
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Linux
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Microsoft Office
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$62,000
Cisco Networking
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Network Management / Administration
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Security Maintenance
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Gender

Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 8%
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