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 earnings of Experienced Security Directors range from $42K on the low end to $149K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $21K and $13K, respectively. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Experienced Security Directors. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$45,612 - $139,442
(Median)
$46K
$75K
$140K
MEDIAN: $74,898
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$13.57 - $30.91
(Median)
$14
$19
$31
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,612 - $139,442  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $21,141  
Profit Sharing
$587 - $13,277  
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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$41,961 - $148,548  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 346
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.57 - $30.91  
   
Overtime
$15.10 - $62.47  
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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $21,141  
   
Profit Sharing
$587 - $13,277  
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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$41,961 - $148,548  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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Pay Difference by Location


Experienced Security Directors in search of above-average pay will head east: In particular, Experienced Security Directors in Washington, New York, and Boston enjoy higher pay rates than the national average. In Miami, salaries are 18 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

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National Average
$73,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 15%
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