Average Entry-Level Security Administrator, IT with IT Security & Infrastructure Skills Salary

$52,456
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,300
Bonus
$1,250
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Security Administrator, IT with IT Security & Infrastructure skills is $52,456.
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$36k
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MEDIAN $52,456
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Salary
$36k - $81k
Bonus
$2k - $4k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$35k - $81k

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Job Description for Security Administrator, IT

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.

Career Paths

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Security Administrator, IT
Information Security Analyst
Information Security Engineer
Information Security Officer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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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.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 378 survey responses.
Early Career
45.8%
Mid Career
27.0%
Experienced
20.9%
Late Career
6.3%