$78,223
Avg. Salary
$19.87
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$9,000

Bonus

$6,500

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Security Director is $19.87 per hour.

The average pay for a Security Director is $78,223 per year.

$12.24
10%
$19.87
50%
$31.48
90%
MEDIAN $19.87
$44k
10%
$78k
50%
$147k
90%
MEDIAN $78,223
$44,297 - $146,568
$44K
$78K
$150K
MEDIAN: $78,223
10%
50%
90%

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$12.24 - $31.48
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$0$152K
Salary $44,297 - $146,568
Bonus $481 - $25,806
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $25,602
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$40,767 - $152,886
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 955
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $12.24 - $31.48
Overtime $15.00 - $44.32
Annual Data $0$152K
Bonus $481 - $25,806
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $25,602
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$40,767 - $152,886
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 93

Job Description for Security Director

The security director's most important responsibility is ensuring an organization's assets are secure and maintaining the safety of the staff and customers. These professionals are responsible for creation, review, and implementation of policies relating to the security department. They also oversee compliance with relevant local, state, and federal laws. The security director also works directly with their subordinates or fellow employees to build awareness and safety, such as through training programs.

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Security Director Tasks
  • Plan, organize, coordinate, and direct security and safety supervisory and office employees in the performance of security functions.
  • Establish and update security procedures and protocols.
  • Train and manage the security staff.

Popular Employer Salaries for Security Director

Common Career Paths for Security Director


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Popular Skills for Security Director

Pay by Experience Level for Security Director

Pay by Experience for a Security Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Security Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 85 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Security Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 126 salaries. An experienced Security Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 233 salaries. A Security Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 222 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

46%

25%

16%

13%

-10%

-17%

-30%

National Average: $75,108

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Security Director Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Security Director?

Security Director in Jackson:
"I enjoy m y works it makes a difference."
Pros: The interactions with Staff and Visitors
Cons: H.R. VERY difficult to work with

Security Director in Columbia:
"Everyday we make a difference... We battle to stay on top."
Data and facts... Don't move forward on anything without them.

Security Director in Hollywood:
"How to deal with the homeless."
When dealing with the homeless and transients be courteous and be firm.

Security Director in Los Angeles:
"If I knew then..."
If I knew the amount of deceit I'd have to deal with and egotistical people that I'd be in contact with, as well as how dangerous it is. I'd probably do something else.

Security Director in New York:
"Research."
Interview those in the field, long time, short time, different markets.

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Key Stats for Security Director

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 153 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
44%

Experience Affects Security Director Salaries

▲15%

▲6%

National Average
$75,000

▼17%

▼34%

Skills That Affect Security Director Salaries


National Average
$75,000



People Management
▼39%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 153 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
44%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 21%