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Experienced Security Director Salary

The three highest-paying cities for Experienced Security Directors can all be found on the East Coast: Washington, New York, and Boston. Total cash compensation for Experienced Security Directors runs from $42K to $140K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $20K and profit sharing that can reach almost $15K. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$46,161 - $129,144
(Median)
46K
73K
100K
130K
MEDIAN: $73,254
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$11.92 - $33.24
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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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$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,161 - $129,144  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,377  
Profit Sharing
$1,021 - $14,681  
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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$41,728 - $139,943  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 287
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.92 - $33.24  
   
Overtime
$21.72 - $38.78  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,377  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,021 - $14,681  
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).
)
$41,728 - $139,943  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Pay Difference by Location


Washington, New York, and Boston — America's eastern region — boast salaries above the national rate for Experienced Security Directors. Philadelphia is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 20 percent.

Skills That Affect Experienced Security Director Salaries

Security Risk Management
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Security Policies and Procedures
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National Average
$72,000

Operations Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 16%