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 to Experienced Security Directors approaches anywhere from $42K on the lower end to $150K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $22K from bonuses and upwards of $15K from profit sharing. The majority of Experienced Security Directors claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$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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90%

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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 (?
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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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For Experienced Security Directors, Washington, New York, and Boston, three eastern American cities, are home to the highest salaries in the country, all offering a rate above the national average. Miami is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 20 percent.

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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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