Security Director Salary

The average salary for a Security Director is $74,390 per year. Experience strongly influences income for this job.
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$43,354 - $144,184
(Median)
$43K
$74K
$140K
MEDIAN: $74,390
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50%
90%

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$12.99 - $31.28
(Median)
$13
$19
$31
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$43,354 - $144,184  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $26,073  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $14,967  
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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$40,530 - $151,638  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 935
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$12.99 - $31.28  
   
Overtime
$14.54 - $38.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $26,073  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $14,967  
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).
)
$40,530 - $151,638  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 74
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Job Description for Security Director

The security director's most important responsibility is ensuring an organization's assets are secure and maintaining the safety of the staff and customers. These professionals are responsible for creation, review, and implementation of policies relating to the security department. They also oversee compliance with relevant local, state, and federal laws. The security director also works directly with their subordinates or fellow employees to build awareness and safety, such as through training programs.

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Security Director Tasks

  • Train and manage the security staff.
  • Establish and update security procedures and protocols.
  • Plan, organize, coordinate, and direct security and safety supervisory and office employees in the performance of security functions.

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Pay by Experience Level for Security Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $72,838

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Experience Affects Security Director Salaries



National Average
$73,000



Skills That Affect Security Director Salaries


Security Policies and Procedures
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Operations Management
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National Average
$73,000

People Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 124 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
41%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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