Security Director

Security Director Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$82,000
$39,000
Min 10%
$82,000
Median 50%
$171,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
Alameda, CA
Highest Paying State
North Dakota
Average Experience Level
4.1 years
How much does a security director make?
As a Security Director in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $82,721 per year or $39.77 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $39,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $171,000. Professional companies and Hospitality companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. States with the highest Security Director salaries include North Dakota, District of Columbia, South Dakota, Maine, and Vermont. The typical tenure for a Security Director is 4.1 years.
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Average Security Director Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Security Director in the United States is $82,721 per year or $39.77 per hour. Working in Alameda, CA as a Security Director will pay you the highest wages at around $119,248 per year. Not only that, Alameda, CA also has an average entry-level salary of $66,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Security Director salaries are North Dakota, District of Columbia, South Dakota, Maine, and Vermont. The lowest earning states are Indiana, Louisiana, Ohio, South Carolina, and Hawaii.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Alameda, CA
$119,248
2
Washington, DC
$117,352
3
Denver, CO
$113,226
4
McLean, VA
$110,250
5
Draper, UT
$105,103

Average Security Director Salary By Company

Security Directors can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Most Security Director jobs are in Professional companies and Professional companies. Broadridge Financial Solutions and Fluor are the highest paying companies. Also, companies like Aon and BENCHMARK pay their Security Directors very well.

Average Security Director Pay By Industry

Security Director salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our data shows that Technology companies, Manufacturing companies, and Hospitality companies tend to have the highest salaries for Security Directors. Technology companies pay Security Directors an average salary of $90,958, Manufacturing companies pay $86,058, and Hospitality companys come in at $85,504. The average salary for Security Directors in the Real Estate industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $73,492.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Technology
$90,958
2
Manufacturing
$86,058
3
Hospitality
$85,504
4
Professional
$82,753
5
Non Profits
$82,179

Recently Added Security Director Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Randstad
Security Director
01/22/2020
$175,000
G4S
Security Director
01/03/2020
$70,000
Titan Security
Security Director
12/11/2019
$55,000
Titan Security Group
Security Director
12/07/2019
$55,000
11/30/2019
$101,285
Piper Companies
Security Director
10/31/2019
$125,000
10/27/2019
$101,285
Transportation Security Administration
Security Director
10/17/2019
$127,914
G4S
Security Director
09/25/2019
$115,000
08/29/2019
$60,000
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