Security Director, Computing / Networking / Information Technology Salary

A Security Director, Computing / Networking / Information Technology earns an average salary of $128,173 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$88,064 - $167,687
(Median)
$88K
$130K
$170K
MEDIAN: $128,172
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$88,064 - $167,687  
   
Bonus
$4,055 - $30,382  
Profit Sharing
$986 - $20,511  
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$88,692 - $187,145  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 235
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Security Director, Computing / Networking / Information Technology

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $140,132

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



National Average
$140,000


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

IT Security & Infrastructure
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Security Risk Management
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Computer Security
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National Average
$140,000

Security Testing and Auditing
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Network Management / Administration
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Security Policies and Procedures
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Security Intrusion Detection
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Security Maintenance
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
52%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 93%
medical benefits
Vision: 80%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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