Security Director (Physical, Personnel, Grounds, et al.) with Security Risk Management Skills Salary

With nearly four in five of Physical Security Directors with Security Risk Management skills reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Physical Security Directors with Security Risk Management skills is $79K per year and can range from $48K on the lower end to $156K per year near the higher end. Geography and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Physical Security Directors with Security Risk Management skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$48,505 - $148,816
$49K
$81K
$150K
MEDIAN: $81,223
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50%
90%

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$14.81 - $48.96
$15
$28
$49
MEDIAN: $28.00
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$0$161K
Salary $48,505 - $148,816
Bonus $0.00 - $32,298
Profit Sharing $10,113
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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$47,591 - $161,540
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 156
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $14.81 - $48.96
Overtime $41.00
Annual Data $0$161K
Bonus $0.00 - $32,298
Profit Sharing $10,113
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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$47,591 - $161,540
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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

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 $50,000 based on 19 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 $54,000 based on 27 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 $81,000 based on 65 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 $87,000 based on 69 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $82,449

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

For Physical Security Directors with Security Risk Management skills, New York provides a pay rate that is 79 percent greater than the national average. Physical Security Directors with Security Risk Management skills will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+63 percent) and Atlanta (+16 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Chicago Physical Security Directors with Security Risk Management skills earning much less — 31 percent less — than the national average. Employers in Houston and Las Vegas also lean toward paying below-median salaries (9 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively).

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

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
51%

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

Late-Career
▲6%

National Average
$82,000

Experienced
▼2%

Mid-Career
▼34%

Entry-Level
▼39%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
51%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 17%