Security Director, Computing / Networking / Information Technology Salary

The average salary for a Security Director, Computing / Networking / Information Technology is $134,798 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. A skill in Security Intrusion Detection is associated with high pay for this job.

$78,421 - $168,494
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$140K
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MEDIAN: $136,119
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$78,421 - $168,494  
   
Bonus
$4,958 - $36,106  
Profit Sharing
$805 - $19,866  
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$75,150 - $192,679  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 102

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Job Description for Security Director, Computing / Networking / Information Technology

A security director of computing/networking/information technology is a high-level manager who generally oversees the safe and secure handling of all company data and messages. He/she works to implement and maintain data-sharing systems throughout an organization, as well as develop procedures and rules regarding the use of company IT equipment. These directors constantly evaluate the effectiveness of security protocols and software and evolve their functional controls to help keep the company's data/communications and data from being examined or used by unauthorized entities.

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Security Director, Computing / Networking / Information Technology Tasks

  • Hire, review, and fire non-management employees.
  • Work with senior management to design and implement security master plan.
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate internal information technology security, including technology, software, policies, application security, access control, and corporate data safeguards.
  • Act as resource for security technical information and problem solving.
  • Plan, direct and coordinate daily activities of a department/group/team.

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Pay by Experience Level for Security Director, Computing / Networking / Information Technology

Pay by Experience for a Security Director, Computing / Networking / Information Technology has a positive trend. An entry-level Security Director, Computing / Networking / Information Technology with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 9 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Security Director, Computing / Networking / Information Technology with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Security Director, Computing / Networking / Information Technology which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $154,000 based on 64 salaries. A Security Director, Computing / Networking / Information Technology with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $157,000 based on 36 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $144,418

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Key Stats for Security Director, Computing / Networking / Information Technology

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
32%
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Experience Affects Security Director, Computing / Networking / Information Technology Salaries

▲9%

▲7%

National Average
$144,000

▼17%

Entry-Level
▼62%

Skills That Affect Security Director, Computing / Networking / Information Technology Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 98%
dental benefits
Dental: 93%
vision benefits
Vision: 86%
no benefits
None: 2%
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