Average Security Director Salary in Chicago, Illinois

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The average salary for a Security Director in Chicago, Illinois is $76,547.
MEDIAN $76,547
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$49k - $134k
$515 - $31k
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$45k - $141k

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Job Description for Security Director

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.

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Popular Skills for Security Director

Skills that pay less than market rate include Operations Management, Security Risk Management and Security Policies and Procedures.

Pay by Experience Level for Security Director

A mid-career Security Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $52,072 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Security Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,947 based on 13 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $85,000.
Employees with Security Director in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 53.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (34.0% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (28.6% more).

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