Security project managers direct security projects based on a company's specific goals and needs. They develop and implement security protocols, procedures, and policies. They also improve the efficiency and maturity of the overall security program while delivering assigned projects following established requirements and deadlines. Security project managers earn an average salary of $93,700 annually or $45 per hour.
Security project managers are professionals who organize and oversee the security operations of their company. They are in charge of controlling budgets for security operations and monitoring expenses. Part of their duties include creating reports for management on security status and coordinating staff when responding to emergencies and alarms.
Security project managers typically hold a high school diploma or its equivalent, although having a higher degree such as a bachelor's degree in business, criminal justice, or a related field may be beneficial. Some employers prefer candidates with professional certification and proven experience as a security manager.