Experienced Security Director Salary

The three top-paying cities for Experienced Security Directors — Washington, New York, and Boston — are all on the East Coast. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $21K and $13K, respectively — total cash payment to Experienced Security Directors can bottom out near $41K or peak near $147K depending on individual performance. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The majority of Experienced Security Directors claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$45,022 - $137,449

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$13.57 - $30.91

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,022 - $137,449  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,785  
Profit Sharing
$582 - $13,395  
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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$41,361 - $147,223  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 347
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 (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,785  
   
Profit Sharing
$582 - $13,395  
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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$41,361 - $147,223  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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For Experienced Security Directors, above-average compensation can be found going east — in Washington, New York, and Boston, in particular. The smallest paychecks in the market, 16 percent south of the national average, can be found in Miami.

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Skills That Affect Experienced Security Director Salaries

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National Average
$72,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 15%
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