The average salary for an Early-Career Security Administrator, IT with IT Security & Infrastructure skills is $59,713.
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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
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Popular Skills for Security Administrator, IT
Microsoft Active Directory
Security Intrusion Detection
Network Security Management
Skills in Security Policies and Procedures, Security Testing and Auditing, Security Intrusion Detection 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 $52,937 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Security Administrator, IT with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,697 based on 102 salaries. An experienced Security Administrator, IT with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,646 based on 81 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $82,798.
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Employees with Security Administrator, IT in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 34.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Corvallis, Oregon (2.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Nashville, Tennessee (12.1% less) and O'Fallon, Missouri (9.6% less).
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