Experienced Security Director Salary

For Experienced Security Directors, annual average wages total $80K per year. Cash earnings for Experienced Security Directors — including $32K in bonuses and $20K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $42K to $158K depending on individual performance. A fair number receive medical and dental insurance and a majority get vision plans. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$44,185 - $149,640
$44K
$80K
$150K
MEDIAN: $80,244
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$13.41 - $33.28
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MEDIAN: $23.75
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$44,185 - $149,640  
   
Bonus
$1,188 - $31,562  
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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$42,274 - $158,267  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 245
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$13.41 - $33.28  
   
Overtime
$27.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,188 - $31,562  
   
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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$42,274 - $158,267  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $78,713

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For Experienced Security Directors, Washington provides a pay rate that is 66 percent greater than the national average. Experienced Security Directors will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+55 percent), New York (+32 percent), Boston (+24 percent), and Seattle (+12 percent). Experienced Security Directors in Chicago make 34 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay.

Key Stats for Security Director

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
10-19 years
73%
20 years or more
27%
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Skills That Affect Security Director Salaries

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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