Average Security Director Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

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The average salary for a Security Director in Atlanta, Georgia is $92,992.
MEDIAN $92,992
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$54k - $169k
$5k - $26k
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$35k - $168k

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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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Security Director. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Security Director
Security Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Security Director

Skills in Security Policies and Procedures, Security Risk Management and Emergency Response are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Security Director

An experienced Security Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $110,500 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $96,008.
Employees with Security Director in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 26.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (10.3% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (5.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (17.7% less), Los Angeles, California (15.1% less) and Dallas, Texas (8.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 20 survey responses.
Late Career