The average salary for a Security Manager in South Africa is R239,281.
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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. Some organizations require their security managers to be proficient in basic office software, such as Microsoft Office programs, wh…Read more
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.
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Popular Skills for Security Manager
Security Risk Management
Security Policies and Procedures
Security Testing and Auditing
Skills in Security Risk Management, Security Policies and Procedures and Security Testing and Auditing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Security Investigation and Operations Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Security Manager
An entry-level Security Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R174,456 based on 5 salaries. An early career Security Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R182,461 based on 88 salaries. A mid-career Security Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R239,442 based on 94 salaries. An experienced Security Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R276,568 based on 146 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R287,043.
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