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Security Director, Computing / Networking / Information Technology Salary (United States)

A Security Director, Computing / Networking / Information Technology earns an average salary of $116,246 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
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$75,220 - $155,281
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$75,220 - $155,281  
   
Bonus
$3,945 - $31,027  
Profit Sharing
$4,600 - $20,000  
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$67,563 - $179,608  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 200
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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
  • Act as resource for security technical information and problem solving.
  • Plan, direct and coordinate daily activities of a department/group/team.
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate internal information technology security, including technology, software, policies, application security, access control, and corporate data safeguards.
  • Hire, review, and fire non-management employees.
  • Work with senior management to design and implement security master plan.

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Experience Affects Security Director, Computing / Networking / Information Technology Salaries

National Average
$126,000

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

Security Risk Management
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Computer Security
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National Average
$126,000
IT Security & Infrastructure
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Security Policies and Procedures
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Security Testing and Auditing
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Security Intrusion Detection
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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 52 votes.

Gender

Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
53%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 89%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 3%