The average salary for a Security Manager is AU$81,174.
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Job Description for Security Manager
Security managers are employed in a range of industries, from retail to computer technology. Because the work can vary greatly, some employers require that applicants have a bachelor's degree in management, while others prefer work experience over education; this is a managerial position, so most employers require anywhere between three and ten years of experience. Some organizations require their security managers to be proficient in basic office software, such as Microsoft Office programs, wh…Read more
Security Manager Tasks
- Create and implement security standards, policies, and procedures.
- Supervise security staff.
- Plan and coordinate security activities to safeguard company assets, employees, guests or others.
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Popular Skills for Security Manager
Security Policies and Procedures
Security Risk Management
Security Testing and Auditing
Skills in Security Risk Management, Security Testing and Auditing, Operations Management and Team Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Security Policies and Procedures.
Pay by Experience Level for Security Manager
An early career Security Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$69,738 based on 56 salaries. A mid-career Security Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$83,806 based on 63 salaries. An experienced Security Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$90,230 based on 79 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$88,527.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Security Manager in their job title in Albury, New South Wales earn an average of 27.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Melbourne, Victoria (7.1% more) and Sydney, New South Wales (6.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Gold Coast, Queensland (19.9% less), Adelaide, South Australia (13.3% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (7.6% less).
Years of Experience
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