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

More than four-fifths of Physical Security Directors with Security Risk Management skills have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $47K to $160K per year, but median earnings come to around $79K per year. Location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Physical Security Directors with Security Risk Management skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A fair number enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$47,678 - $151,559
$48K
$79K
$150K
MEDIAN: $79,259
10%
50%
90%

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$17.30 - $33.28
$25
MEDIAN: $24.96
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$47,678 - $151,559  
   
Bonus
$500 - $35,000  
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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$46,529 - $160,122  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 136
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$24.96  
   
Overtime
$35.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$500 - $35,000  
   
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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$46,529 - $160,122  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Physical Security Directors with Security Risk Management skills with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Someone who has worked for fewer than five years earns around $55K on average. Individuals with five to 10 years of experience don't get much more, though; the average income in this group is $60K. On average, Physical Security Directors with Security Risk Management skills make $82K following one to two decades on the job. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $90K.

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

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
47%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Security Director (Physical, Personnel, Grounds, et al.) Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
$80,000

Mid-Career
▼25%

Entry-Level
▼30%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
47%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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