$76,572
Avg. Salary
$19.58
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$9,017

Bonus

$3,750

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Security Director (Physical, Personnel, Grounds, Et Al.) is $19.58 per hour.

The average pay for a Security Director (Physical, Personnel, Grounds, Et Al.) is $76,572 per year.

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$11.80
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$19.58
50%
$36.20
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MEDIAN $19.58
10%
$47k
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$77k
50%
$148k
90%
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MEDIAN $76,572
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MEDIAN: $76,572
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$0$155K
Salary $46,700 - $148,190
Bonus $490 - $29,441
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $21,141
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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$42,207 - $155,305
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 565
Hourly Data $0$49
Hourly Rate $11.80 - $36.20
Overtime $0.00 - $49.68
Annual Data $0$155K
Bonus $490 - $29,441
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $21,141
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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$42,207 - $155,305
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 56

Job Description for Security Director (Physical, Personnel, Grounds, et al.)

A director of physical security resides over all of his/her company’s assets within particular facilities in a region. This director is responsible for developing the standard practices which keep the company's facilities and products safe and continuously monitoring these practices to ensure they are adhering to all security policies. When the policies are not being followed, the director must make corrections and provide discipline when necessary.

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Security Director (Physical, Personnel, Grounds, et al.) Tasks
  • Develop policy and procedures for protection services operations.
  • Conduct physical examinations of property to ensure compliance with security policies and regulations.
  • Communicate security status, updates, and actual or potential problems, using established protocols.
  • Manage special projects, research, and assignments related to loss prevention and security.
  • Ensure that all loss and safety incidents involving customers, vendors or employees are thoroughly investigated.

Common Career Paths for Security Director (Physical, Personnel, Grounds, et al.)


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Security Director (Physical, Personnel, Grounds, et al.) Job Listings

Popular Skills for Security Director (Physical, Personnel, Grounds, et al.)


Physical Security Directors report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, skills in People Management, Operations Management, Security Risk Management, and Security Policies and Procedures are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Security Policies and Procedures. Most people familiar with Security Policies and Procedures also know Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Security Director (Physical, Personnel, Grounds, et al.)

Pay by Experience for a Security Director (Physical, Personnel, Grounds, et al.) has a positive trend. An entry-level Security Director (Physical, Personnel, Grounds, et al.) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 48 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Security Director (Physical, Personnel, Grounds, et al.) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 66 salaries. An experienced Security Director (Physical, Personnel, Grounds, et al.) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 139 salaries. A Security Director (Physical, Personnel, Grounds, et al.) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 149 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

84%

-6%

-21%

National Average: $74,875

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

New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Physical Security Directors, 80 percent higher than the national average. Physical Security Directors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+75 percent), San Francisco (+45 percent), Philadelphia (+28 percent), and Boston (+27 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Physical Security Directors in Atlanta earning a whopping 37 percent below the national average. Chicago and Dallas are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 23 percent lower and 19 percent lower, respectively.

Security Director (Physical, Personnel, Grounds, et al.) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Security Director (Physical, Personnel, Grounds, et al.)?

Security Director (Physical, Personnel, Grounds, et al.) in New York:
"Challenging in maintains a safe work environment."
Pros: Responsibilities
Cons: I have to fight tooth and nail to implement new ideas

Security Director (Physical, Personnel, Grounds, et al.) in Detroit:
"Good."
Pros: The people
Cons: The weather in the wintertime!

Security Director (Physical, Personnel, Grounds, et al.) in McPherson:
"What does this have to do with comparing my salary."
Pros: Its close to home
Cons: The number of people here

Security Director (Physical, Personnel, Grounds, et al.) in Los Angeles:
"New Hires."
Get very knowledgeable with millennials. They have very different values and habits. They need to be communicated with properly or you will not get the result you are looking for. They are not bad, they are different and need to be treated as such.

Security Director (Physical, Personnel, Grounds, et al.) in Orlando:
"Job Flexibility."
Pros: Interacting with people and solving situations.
Cons: The feeling of being taken advantage of.

Security Director (Physical, Personnel, Grounds, et al.) in Moscow:
"Daily Challenges, Diverse Political Opinions."
Pros: The challenge.
Cons: Lack of funds/resources - split responsibility between the company and the client. Very limited on the client side.

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Key Stats for Security Director (Physical, Personnel, Grounds, et al.)

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 95 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
47%

Experience Affects Security Director (Physical, Personnel, Grounds, et al.) Salaries

▲10%

▲8%

National Average
$75,000

▼17%

▼34%

Skills That Affect Security Director (Physical, Personnel, Grounds, et al.) Salaries

People Management
▲20%



National Average
$75,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 95 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
47%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 21%