How much does a Head of Security make? The average Head of Security salary is $82,151 as of October 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $68,946 and $96,467. 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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GardaWorld - Low Moor , VA
At least 18 years of age or older as required by applicable law or contractual requirements * DCJS Virginia Security License General Qualifications to work in physical security at GardaWorld include
Snagajob - 14 days ago
GardaWorld - Fairfax , VA
At least 21 years of age or older as required by applicable law or contractual requirements General Qualifications to work in physical security at GardaWorld include: * Possess at least a high school ...
Snagajob - 20 days ago
At least 21 years of age or older as required by applicable law or contractual requirements General Qualifications to work in physical security at GardaWorld include: * Possess at least a high school ...
Snagajob - 35 days ago
GardaWorld - Richmond , VA
At least 21 years of age or older as required by applicable law or contractual requirements General Qualifications to work in physical security at GardaWorld include: * Possess at least a high school ...
Snagajob - 42 days ago
GardaWorld - Front Royal , VA
At least 21 years of age or older as required by applicable law or contractual requirements General Qualifications to work in physical security at GardaWorld include: * Possess at least a high school ...
Snagajob - 48 days ago
Blackstone Consulting - Woodbridge , VA
Immediate opening for a dedicated individual with a strong work ethic and general understanding of the familiarity with the duties of a security officer. Principle Responsibilities: Periodic Tours to ...
ZipRecruiter - 10 days ago

Head of Security Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Head of Security between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of October 28, 2020. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Head of Security in each city.
Click to see the salary for Head of Security in these major U.S. cities.
City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $102,688
Washington, DC $91,450
Miami, FL $79,974
Chicago, IL $87,153
Boston, MA $92,559
New York, NY $98,827
Dallas, TX $81,617
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Average Base Salary

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82151

Average Total Cash Compensation

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71284
106349
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What is the average salary for Head of Security in 2020?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Head of Security in the United States. The base salary for Head of Security ranges from $68,946 to $96,467 with the average base salary of $82,151. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $71,284 to $106,349 with the average total cash compensation of $87,435.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $82,151 $68,946 - $96,467
Bonus $5,285 $2,339 - $9,882
Total Pay $87,435 $71,284 - $106,349
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What's the difference between Security Manager and Head of Security?
According to our latest salary estimation on October 28, 2020. The average salary of Head of Security is $82,151, and the average salary of Security Manager is $94,975. The average salary of Security Manager is higher than Head of Security. ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
I am a Head of Security, which location’s salary is higher, Barnstable, MA or New Britain, CT?
New Britain, CT typically sees higher pay than Barnstable, MA for Head of Security. a Head of Security Salary in New Britain, CT is $88,723 as of October 28, 2020; a Head of Security Salary in Barnstable, MA is $86,629 as of October 28, 2020. ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
Why does the salary of a Head of Security vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
What are the Pay Factors for Head of Security?
Salary ranges for a Head of Security can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
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Last Update: October 28, 2020