Salary for Security Management Specialists

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Knowledge of computer science is invaluable for security management specialists. Their work includes designing security systems and processes, evaluating existing security measures, and identifying potential problems or risks. The use of devices such as closed-circuit television systems, video and digital surveillance, and motion detection alarms is commonplace in this profession, and knowledge of installation and operation of these devices may be a requirement. Security management specialists may supervise the design, construction and start-up phases of a security system's implementation, and be responsible for maintaining or updating security system drawings and documentation.

A Security Management Specialist will most likely earn wages that can range from $42,180 and $135,220 depending on tenure and industry expertise. can receive an average pay level of eigthy-four thousand two hundred and ninety dollars per annum.

obtain the most salary in District of Columbia, where they receive an average job salary of close to about $105,730. They have the best average pay in Information, which has job pay of $96,440.

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Security Management Specialists tend to make the most in the following industries:

Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Management of Companies and Enterprises

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Accommodation and Food Services
Retail Trade
Health Care and Social Assistance
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
Educational Services
Other Services (except Public Administration)