Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Security Director is $92,795
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Security Directors?
An early career Security Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $70,000 based on 33 salaries. A mid-career Security Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,848 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Security …Read more
What Do Security Directors Do?
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 …Read more
- 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.