Security Director (Physical, Personnel, Grounds, et al.) with Security Risk Management Skills Salary

Physical Security Directors with Security Risk Management skills who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up over four-fifths of Physical Security Directors with Security Risk Management skills. Pay fluctuates from $48K to $159K per year, but expected earnings average $79K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. A strong majority have medical and dental plans, and more than half have vision insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$48,891 - $150,961
$49K
$79K
$150K
MEDIAN: $79,046
10%
50%
90%

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$19.50 - $34.10
$26
MEDIAN: $26.00
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$48,891 - $150,961  
   
Bonus
$153.19 - $33,686  
Profit Sharing
$10,113  
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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$48,057 - $159,372  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 143
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$26.00  
   
Overtime
$35.00  
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$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$153.19 - $33,686  
   
Profit Sharing
$10,113  
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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$48,057 - $159,372  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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Pay by Experience Level for Security Director (Physical, Personnel, Grounds, et al.)

Pay by Experience for a Security Director (Physical, Personnel, Grounds, et al.) has a positive trend. An entry-level Security Director (Physical, Personnel, Grounds, et al.) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 19 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Security Director (Physical, Personnel, Grounds, et al.) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Security Director (Physical, Personnel, Grounds, et al.) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 65 salaries. A Security Director (Physical, Personnel, Grounds, et al.) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 69 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $79,535

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Physical Security Directors with Security Risk Management skills that is 80 percent greater than the national average, New York offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Physical Security Directors with Security Risk Management skills will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+64 percent) and Atlanta (+17 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Physical Security Directors with Security Risk Management skills in Chicago earning a whopping 31 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Houston (8 percent lower) and Las Vegas (5 percent lower).

Key Stats for Security Director (Physical, Personnel, Grounds, et al.)

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
51%
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Experience Affects Security Director (Physical, Personnel, Grounds, et al.) Salaries

Late-Career
▲10%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
$80,000

Mid-Career
▼31%

Entry-Level
▼37%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
51%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 17%
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