$61,044
Avg. Salary
$17.34
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$2,989

Profit Sharing

$2,250

The average pay for a Security Manager is $17.34 per hour.

The average pay for a Security Manager is $61,044 per year.

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$25
90%
MEDIAN $17
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$112k
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MEDIAN $61,044
$39,684 - $112,498
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MEDIAN: $61,044
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$12.68 - $25.23
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$0$112K
Salary $39,684 - $112,498
Bonus $199 - $15,254
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $24,658
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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$33,923 - $107,624
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 741
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $12.68 - $25.23
Hourly Tips $4.83
Overtime $19.25 - $38.19
Annual Data $0$107K
Bonus $199 - $15,254
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $24,658
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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$33,923 - $107,624
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 196

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: $56,237

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.

Security Manager Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Security Manager in Seattle:
"Negotiate."
When considering a job in public service be willing to walk away because you will get a low offer.

Security Manager in Portland:
"Roll with the Changes in Security Posture."
Flexible, Watchful, Domain Awareness.

Security Manager in Omaha:
"Hectic."
Pros: Helping people.
Cons: Owerworked mot enough tome to complete daily tasks.

Security Manager in Jackson:
"N/A."
Be able to work all hours of the night and be able not to sleep for more than. 6 hours a night.

Security Manager in Harrison:
"Design layouts for CCTV Inspect Projects."

Security Manager in Tulsa:
"The Continuous Intensity Of Maintaining Such High Standards."
Always get all of the information necessary when investigating a problem or scenario that needs good judgement.

Security Manager in Columbus:
"It's About People."
Take care of your personnel and your client. You can't do the job without them both.

Key Stats for Security Manager

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 152 votes.
5-9 years
65%
10-19 years
35%

Skills That Affect Security Manager Salaries

IT Security & Infrastructure
▲46%

Security Testing and Auditing
▲5%


National Average
$56,000


Team Leadership
▼6%

Operations Management
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 152 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 20%