The average salary for an Entry-Level Security Administrator, IT with IT Security & Infrastructure skills is $52,456.
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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
Security Administrator, IT Tasks
- Analyze and define security requirements for local and wide area networks.
- Update secure configurations by routinely reviewing vendor sites, bulletins, and notifications for security information.
- Recertify application, platform, and server security periodically.
- Provide technical advice on access control, security models, disaster recovery, business continuity planning, and security awareness training.
- Plan, implement, monitor, and troubleshoot internal information technology security policies, application security, access control, and corporate data safeguards.
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Pay by Experience Level for Security Administrator, IT
An early career Security Administrator, IT with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $59,629 based on 173 salaries. A mid-career Security Administrator, IT with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,116 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 79 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $82,798.
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