Average Experienced Security Directors make around $81K per year. In the world of Experienced Security Directors, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $30K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $20K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $42K and $158K. Men make up the vast majority of Experienced Security Directors (89 percent) who took the survey. Work is enjoyable for Experienced Security Directors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$44,362 - $150,287
(Median)
$44K
$81K
$150K
MEDIAN: $80,615
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$13.59 - $32.99
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$14
$21
$33
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$44,362 - $150,287  
   
Bonus
$1,195 - $30,134  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $19,727  
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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$41,809 - $157,639  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 261
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$13.59 - $32.99  
   
Overtime
$27.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,195 - $30,134  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $19,727  
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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$41,809 - $157,639  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $78,870

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Experienced Security Directors will find that Washington offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 66 percent. Experienced Security Directors will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+52 percent), San Francisco (+34 percent), New York (+27 percent), and Boston (+24 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Experienced Security Directors in Chicago earning a whopping 34 percent below the national average.

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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