How much does a Security Administrator make in the United States? The average Security Administrator salary in the United States is $89,526 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $76,500 and $107,452. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Security Administrator

Security Administrator troubleshoots network access problems and implements network security policies and procedures. Ensures network (LAN/WAN, telecommunications, and voice) security access and protects against unauthorized access, modification, or destruction. Being a Security Administrator requires an associate degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Security Administrator works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. To be a Security Administrator typically requires 3-5 years of related experience, or may need 2 years experience with additional specialized training and/or certification. (Copyright 2022 View full job description

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