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Security Administrator in the United States

How much does a Security Administrator earn in the United States? The average Security Administrator salary in the United States is $76,900 as of October 31, 2018, but the range typically falls between $65,707 and $92,283. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description

Troubleshoots network access problems and implements network security policies and procedures. Ensures network (LAN/WAN, telecommunications, and voice) security access and protects against unauthorize

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  1. This Job:

    Security Administrator

    2 - 5 years experience
    Associate's Degree

  2. Up a level:

    Information Security Manager

    5 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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