$60,536
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$2,556

Profit Sharing

$2,023

The average Mid-Career Security Manager earns approximately $60K annually. In the world of Mid-Career Security Managers, overall income ranges from $33K near the bottom to $101K at the top; this can include more than $15K from bonuses and more than $28K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Some workers in this field — one-fifth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by the larger part. The majority of Mid-Career Security Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Male Mid-Career Security Managers far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,339 - $110,044
$39K
$61K
$110K
MEDIAN: $60,536
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50%
90%

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$12.64 - $25.41
$13
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $17.44
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$0$110K
Salary $39,339 - $110,044
Bonus $0.00 - $15,020
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $20,000
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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$33,921 - $103,537
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 728
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $12.64 - $25.41
Hourly Tips $4.83
Overtime $16.95 - $38.56
Annual Data $0$103K
Bonus $0.00 - $15,020
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $20,000
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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$33,921 - $103,537
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 199

Job Description for Security Manager

Security managers are employed in a range of industries, from retail to computer technology. Because the work can vary greatly, some employers require that applicants have a bachelor's degree in management, while others prefer work experience over education; this is a managerial position, so most employers require anywhere between three and ten years of experience.

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Security Manager Tasks

  • Create and implement security standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Supervise security staff.
  • Plan and coordinate security activities to safeguard company assets, employees, guests or others.

Security Manager Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $55,737

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

For those looking to make money, Mid-Career Security Managers in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 69 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Security Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+61 percent), Boston (+47 percent), San Diego (+42 percent), and Atlanta (+30 percent). Mid-Career Security Managers in Ocala make 51 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Miami and Orlando are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 29 percent lower and 27 percent lower, respectively.

Key Stats for Security Manager

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 135 votes.
5-9 years
65%
10-19 years
35%

Skills That Affect Security Manager Salaries

IT Security & Infrastructure
▲48%

Security Testing and Auditing
▲6%


National Average
$56,000


Team Leadership
▼5%

Operations Management
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 135 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 20%