Security Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$34,000
$23,000
Min 10%
$34,000
Median 50%
$50,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Citi
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Maryland
Average Experience Level
2.0 years
How much does a security make?
Securities in America make an average salary of $34,345 per year or $16.51 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 27,000. The top 10 percent earn over $50,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $23,000 annually. The most abundant employment opportunities for Securities are in Media companies and Technology companies. The best states for high paying Security jobs are Maryland, New York, Delaware, Rhode Island, and Washington. The typical tenure for a Security is 2.0 years.
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Average Security Salary By Location

Securities in the US makes an average salary of $34,345 per year or $16.51 per hour. The top city when it comes to Security salaries is San Francisco, CA at $59,019 per year. The average starting salary in San Francisco, CA for Securities is $28,000. Maryland, New York, Delaware, Rhode Island, and Washington are the top 5 highest earning states for Securities. On the other hand, Kentucky, Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, and Florida report the lowest wages for Securities.

Map of Security Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Securities earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Security Salary By Company

Security jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Most Security jobs are in Media companies and Media companies. Securities at Citi and Wells Fargo report the highest salaries. Companies like Exelon and Salesforce also report very competitive wages for Securities.

Average Security Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Security works in can influence their earning potential. By looking at our data, we can see that Non Profits companies, Media companies, and Professional companies pay their Securities well. Non Profits companies pay their Securities the highest wages, averaging $51,534 per year. Media companies and Professional companies pay well too, at $47,883 and $41,850, respectively. At $29,541, the average salary for Securities in the Technology industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Non Profits
Non Profits
$51,534
$52k
Media
Media
$47,883
$48k
Professional
Professional
$41,850
$42k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$33,110
$33k
Retail
Retail
$31,339
$31k
Finance
Finance
$31,157
$31k
Technology
Technology
$29,541
$30k

Security Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Security Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Security can range from $25,638 to $41,958 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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