The average salary for a Security Administrator, IT is $66,150.
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Job Description for Security Administrator, IT
A security administrator of information technology is responsible for managing all IT-related security and safety issues within a company. This can include developing systems and policies, as well as overseeing the implementation of procedures to secure both company and customer data. He/she also implements systems aimed toward preventing malware infections of company computer hardware. As a security administrator, this person helps develop their company's written official guidelines for how i…Read more
The top respondents for the job title Security Administrator, IT are from the companies Lamar Advertising Co, Qualys, Inc. and Qualys, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Qualys, Inc. where the average pay is $98,477. Lamar Advertising Co pays the lowest at around $50,526.
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Popular Skills for Security Administrator, IT
IT Security & Infrastructure
Microsoft Active Directory
Network Security Management
Skills in IT Security & Infrastructure, Security Policies and Procedures, Security Testing and Auditing and Network Security Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Active Directory.
Pay by Experience Level for Security Administrator, IT
An entry-level Security Administrator, IT with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $51,469 based on 106 salaries. An early career Security Administrator, IT with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,407 based on 325 salaries. A mid-career Security Administrator, IT with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,548 based on 187 salaries. An experienced Security Administrator, IT with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,020 based on 144 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $89,073.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Security Administrator, IT in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 21.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (14.1% more) and San Antonio, Texas (9.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Madison, Wisconsin (9.3% less) and New York, New York (4.8% less).
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