Security Administrator, Computer Network Salary

The average pay for a Security Administrator, Computer Network is $65,726 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, 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. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Security Testing and Auditing and Security Policies and Procedures.

$44,718 - $94,437
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$66K
$94K
MEDIAN: $65,726
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$17.52 - $40.41
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$29
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MEDIAN: $29.48
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$44,718 - $94,437  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,100  
Profit Sharing
$1,750  
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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$44,980 - $94,235  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 56
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$17.52 - $40.41  
   
Overtime
$39.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,100  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,750  
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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$44,980 - $94,235  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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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

  • Detect, troubleshoot, and repair any breaches in security.
  • Select, deploy, monitor, and maintain Internet firewall and other security technologies.
  • 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.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $65,055

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Key Stats for Security Administrator, Computer Network

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Security Administrator, Computer Network Salaries

▲7%

▲5%

National Average
$65,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Security Administrator, Computer Network Salaries





Security Maintenance
▲6%


National Average
$65,000

Linux
▼1%


Security Risk Management
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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