A Security Director earns an average salary of $75,619 per year.
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$42,259 - $143,640
$42K
$76K
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MEDIAN: $75,619
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$13.70 - $31.92
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$42,259 - $143,640  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $26,500  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $13,809  
Total Pay (?
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$39,682 - $148,553  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 526
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.70 - $31.92  
   
Overtime
$14.87 - $40.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $26,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $13,809  
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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$39,682 - $148,553  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 49

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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 Difference by Location

National Average: $72,792

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Key Stats for Security Director

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 71 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
43%
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Experience Affects Security Director Salaries



National Average
$73,000



Skills That Affect Security Director Salaries


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 71 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
43%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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