Average Entry-Level Security Administrator, IT with Microsoft Active Directory Skills Salary

$49,948
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$7,600
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Security Administrator, IT with Microsoft Active Directory skills is $49,948.
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$37k
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MEDIAN $49,948
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Salary
$37k - $66k
Bonus
$0 - $8k
Total Pay
$33k - $62k

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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.

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Security Administrator, IT
Information Security Analyst
Information Security Engineer
Information Security Officer
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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 $54,914 based on 71 salaries. A mid-career Security Administrator, IT with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,472 based on 53 salaries. An experienced Security Administrator, IT with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,801 based on 40 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $81,000.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 171 survey responses.
Early Career
41.5%
Mid Career
31.0%
Experienced
23.4%
Late Career
4.1%