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Security Director Salary

The average salary for a Security Director is $72,657 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
$42,488 - $141,857
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $72,656
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$12.16 - $30.92
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$42,488 - $141,857  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,960  
Profit Sharing
$1,036 - $14,865  
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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$40,317 - $150,731  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 709
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$12.16 - $30.92  
   
Overtime
$10.85 - $40.43  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,960  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,036 - $14,865  
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).
)
$40,317 - $150,731  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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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

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Security Director Salaries



National Average
$71,000



Skills That Affect Security Director Salaries


Security Policies and Procedures
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Operations Management
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National Average
$71,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 129 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
44%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 18%