$65,454
Avg. Salary
$26.24
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$3,055

Bonus

$1,464

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Security Administrator, IT is $26.24 per hour.

The median Security Administrator, IT has a base pay of $65,454. Salaries generally range from $44k to $96k. The median bonus is $3,055. Skills that can affect salary include IT Security & Infrastructure, Security Policies and Procedures, Microsoft Active Directory, Security Testing and Auditing, Network Security Management, Security Intrusion Detection, Security Risk Management, Network Management / Administration, Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration, Microsoft Exchange, Mainframe.
$17.27
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$39.18
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MEDIAN $26.24
$44k
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90%
MEDIAN $65,454
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MEDIAN: $65,454
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$0$96K
Salary $43,623 - $95,924
Bonus $562 - $9,797
Profit Sharing $301 - $3,902
Total Pay (?
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$42,910 - $96,638
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 572
Hourly Data $0$53
Hourly Rate $17.27 - $39.18
Overtime $20.05 - $53.47
Annual Data $0$96K
Bonus $562 - $9,797
Profit Sharing $301 - $3,902
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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$42,910 - $96,638
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 106

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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Security Administrator, IT

Pay by Experience for a Security Administrator, IT has a positive trend. An entry-level Security Administrator, IT with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 185 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Security Administrator, IT with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 115 salaries. An experienced Security Administrator, IT which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 79 salaries. A Security Administrator, IT with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 25 salaries.

Security Administrator, IT Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Security Administrator, IT?

Security Administrator, IT in Manhattan:
Pros: Just the crowds and shopping.
Cons: The subway.

Security Administrator, IT in Atlanta:
"Keep an open mind and be tolerant."
Manage your stress by letting go of the petty things, imagined slights, etc - and always speak up when you feel you see something that doesn't feel quite right or you don't understand what is being shown / said. Do not be afraid to ask questions when you don't know something - how else will you learn if you don't ask questions? Also, if you aren't happy with the situation you face, daily tasks, etc - bring it to your direct manager as a professional-to-professional discussion in a constructive manner. Lastly, any conversation should be constructive - always be ready with a construction of a solution to offset the possible negative conversation pieces. That way, you will not be branded as the 'negative' guy / girl - you'll be hailed as 'that person who always has something constructive to say'.

Security Administrator, IT in Allen:
"First Class."
Give your best in customer service.

Security Administrator, IT in San Diego:
"Research the company before accepting an offer!"
Make sure to do your research and have the specific experience and skills to do the work. Work on relevant certifications that will help in discussing the expected salary.

Security Administrator, IT in Saginaw:
"Create associate accounts, Active Directory management."
Document processes and procedures. Create spreadsheets for on-boarding and off-boarding of associates. Maintain active directory, CRM, STAR time and billing systems. Work with team to improve processes and security of company data. Be open minded and learn from your peers. Work with the IT Security Officer on improving firm-wide security of systems, equipment, data, etc.

Security Administrator, IT in Tampa:
"More administrative than technical."
Pros: It is easy.
Cons: Not technical at all, 100% administrative.

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Key Stats for Security Administrator, IT

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 137 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Security Administrator, IT Salaries

▲40%

▲27%

▲5%

National Average
$65,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Security Administrator, IT Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 137 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 10%