Security Manager Salary in the United States

How much does a Security Manager make in the United States? The average Security Manager salary in the United States is $91,879 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $78,539 and $107,490. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Manages a group of security guards who ensure the protection of an organization's facilities. Develops and enforces security procedures and regulations. Acts as a liaison to all departments on security measures, procedures, and needs. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. Typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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    Security Supervisor III

    3 - 5 years experience

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    Security Manager

    5 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Security Director


    Bachelor's Degree

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