Experienced Security Director Salary

Pay for Experienced Security Directors sits in the ballpark of $80K annually. In the world of Experienced Security Directors, overall income ranges from $42K near the bottom to $157K at the top; this can include more than $31K from bonuses and more than $20K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. For the most part, Experienced Security Directors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by a strong majority, and the greater part earn vision coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$43,748 - $147,729
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MEDIAN: $80,069
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$13.09 - $34.00
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MEDIAN: $25.98
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$43,748 - $147,729  
   
Bonus
$1,237 - $31,354  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $19,866  
Total Pay (?
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$42,116 - $156,894  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 218
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$13.09 - $34.00  
   
Overtime
$33.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,237 - $31,354  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $19,866  
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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$42,116 - $156,894  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $79,374

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For those looking to make money, Experienced Security Directors in Washington enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 65 percent above the national average. Experienced Security Directors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+54 percent), Boston (+23 percent), New York (+22 percent), and Seattle (+11 percent). Experienced Security Directors in Chicago report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 34 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay.

Key Stats for Security Director

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
10-19 years
74%
20 years or more
26%
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Skills That Affect Security Director Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 15%