The average salary for an Early-Career Security Administrator, IT is $59,648.
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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
IT Security & Infrastructure
Microsoft Active Directory
Security Intrusion Detection
Skills in IT Security & Infrastructure, Security Policies and Procedures, Security Testing and Auditing and Security Intrusion Detection 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 $51,800 based on 23 salaries. A mid-career Security Administrator, IT with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,877 based on 180 salaries. An experienced Security Administrator, IT with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,367 based on 159 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $89,756.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Security Administrator, IT in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 21.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (12.7% more) and New York, New York (4.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (13.5% less), Madison, Wisconsin (12.2% less) and O'Fallon, Missouri (9.5% less).
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