Experienced Security Director Salary

Home to the top three paying cities for Experienced Security Directors (Washington, New York, and Boston), the East Coast dominates the job market. Total cash compensation for Experienced Security Directors runs from $42K to $150K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $22K and profit sharing that can reach almost $15K. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$44,910 - $141,146
(Median)
$45K
$77K
$140K
MEDIAN: $76,815
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$13.91 - $33.24
(Median)
$14
$20
$33
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,910 - $141,146  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $22,249  
Profit Sharing
$600 - $15,000  
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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$42,072 - $149,696  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 417
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.91 - $33.24  
   
Overtime
$15.10 - $62.47  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $22,249  
   
Profit Sharing
$600 - $15,000  
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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$42,072 - $149,696  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $74,737

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Experienced Security Directors in Washington, New York, and Boston — all eastern cities in the United States — make more than the national average for those in this profession. They also represent the three highest-paid locations for Experienced Security Directors in this country. With compensation 20 percent below the national average, Miami is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

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National Average
$75,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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