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How much does a Security make?

Updated Jun 12, 2021

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Experience

$38,194 /yr
Average Base Pay

867 salaries

$21K

Low

$38K

Average

$70K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Security is $38,194 in United States. Filter by location to see Security salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 867 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Security employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Security Manager$73,525 /yr
L3
Senior Security Manager$125,626 /yr
L4
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AlliedBarton
2.9

AlliedBarton

Security

$37,301

 /yr
Range: $20K - $114K
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$20K

$114K

$20,396 - $113,862 Range

Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE
4

Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE

Security

$67,137

 /yr
Range: $36K - $132K

$36K

$132K

$36,409 - $131,583 Range

Miller's Ale House
3.4

Miller's Ale House

Security

$35,478

 /yr
Range: $33K - $40K

$33K

$40K

$33,235 - $40,008 Range

Wells Fargo
3.6

Wells Fargo

Security

$84,636

 /yr
Range: $75K - $150K

$75K

$150K

$74,724 - $150,451 Range

Weiser Security
3.1

Weiser Security

Security

$35,154

 /yr
Range: $22K - $78K

$22K

$78K

$21,806 - $77,783 Range

Marriott International
4.1

Marriott International

Security

$38,641

 /yr
Range: $23K - $77K

$23K

$77K

$23,134 - $76,692 Range

Per Mar Security Services
3.4

Per Mar Security Services

Security

$36,189

 /yr
Range: $21K - $65K

$21K

$65K

$21,353 - $65,425 Range

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Hewlett-Packard
3.3

Hewlett-Packard

Security

$67,409

 /yr
Range: $28K - $134K

$28K

$134K

$28,254 - $134,177 Range

IKEA
3.8

IKEA

Security

$64,056

 /yr
Range: $37K - $92K

$37K

$92K

$36,510 - $91,911 Range

Caesars Entertainment
3.7

Caesars Entertainment

Security

$36,932

 /yr
Range: $25K - $655K

$25K

$655K

$24,878 - $654,923 Range

House of Blues
3.9

House of Blues

Security - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $10 - $16

$10

$16

$10 - $16 Range

State of Washington
3.6

State of Washington

Security

$37,385

 /yr
Range: $34K - $90K

$34K

$90K

$34,448 - $90,431 Range

Allied Universal
3.1

Allied Universal

Security - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $11 - $22

$11

$22

$11 - $22 Range

SAIC
4

SAIC

Security

$76,791

 /yr
Range: $35K - $168K

$35K

$168K

$35,213 - $167,841 Range

Live Nation Entertainment
4.1

Live Nation Entertainment

Security - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $9 - $14

$9

$14

$9 - $14 Range

Walmart
3.4

Walmart

Security

$58,214

 /yr
Range: $24K - $124K

$24K

$124K

$24,258 - $124,454 Range

General Dynamics Mission Systems
3.9

General Dynamics Mission Systems

Security

$56,405

 /yr
Range: $36K - $127K

$36K

$127K

$35,816 - $126,829 Range

Harris
3.3

Harris

Security

$60,537

 /yr
Range: $34K - $114K

$34K

$114K

$34,226 - $114,094 Range

Omni Hotels
4.2

Omni Hotels

Security

$34,117

 /yr
Range: $28K - $84K

$28K

$84K

$27,507 - $83,957 Range

Six Flags
3.6

Six Flags

Security

$32,718

 /yr
Range: $27K - $38K

$27K

$38K

$26,551 - $38,141 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Security salaries

The average salary for a Security is $38,194 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 867 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Security employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Security in United States is $69,947 per year.

The lowest salary for a Security in United States is $20,856 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent security salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$42,000
per year
A Security in the Ogden, UT Area area reported making $42,000 per year
Additional Pay
$2k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Ogden, UT Area area
 
Full-time
51 to 200 employees
$23,000
per year
A Security in the Nashville, TN Area area reported making $23,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Nashville, TN Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$36,400
per year
A Security in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $36,400 per year
Job Highlights
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$112,000
per year
An Information Systems Security Manager in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $112,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$120,000
per year
A Cyber Security Manager in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $120,000 per year
Additional Pay
$30k cash bonus
$10k stock bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$102,575
per year
A Security Pentesting in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $102,575 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$141,907
per year
A Security Manager in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $141,907 per year
Additional Pay
$25k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$130,000
per year
An Information Systems Security Manager in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $130,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$105,000
per year
An IT Security Manager in the Tulsa, OK Area area reported making $105,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Tulsa, OK Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$163,000
per year
A Manager IT Security in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $163,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
$15k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public