Average Director, Computing/Networking/Information Technology (IT) Security Salary

$140,931
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$16,432
Bonus
$9,759
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The average salary for a Director, Computing/Networking/Information Technology (IT) Security is $140,931.
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$83k
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$141k
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$178k
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MEDIAN $140,931
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Salary
$83k - $178k
Bonus
$5k - $36k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $22k
Total Pay
$77k - $202k

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Job Description for Director, Computing/Networking/Information Technology (IT) Security

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Director, Computing/Networking/Information Technology (IT) Security. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Director, Computing/Networking/Information Technology (IT) Security
Chief Information Security Officer
Chief Information Officer (CIO)
Information Security Officer
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Director, Computing/Networking/Information Technology (IT) Security

Skills in IT Security & Infrastructure, Security Risk Management, Security Policies and Procedures, Cyber Security and Strategic Planning are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Director, Computing/Networking/Information Technology (IT) Security

An entry-level Director, Computing/Networking/Information Technology (IT) Security with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $60,000 based on 9 salaries. An early career Director, Computing/Networking/Information Technology (IT) Security with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,926 based on 38 salaries. A mid-career Director, Computing/Networking/Information Technology (IT) Security with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $130,075 based on 69 salaries. An experienced Director, Computing/Networking/Information Technology (IT) Security with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $145,458 based on 303 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $146,996.
Employees with Director, Computing/Networking/Information Technology (IT) Security in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 15.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (10.1% more) and Chicago, Illinois (7.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (4.4% less), Phoenix, Arizona (3.9% less) and Indianapolis, Indiana (2.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 666 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.4%
Early Career
5.7%
Mid Career
10.4%
Experienced
45.5%
Late Career
37.1%