CAREER

Security Managers

Overview

Salary Median (2020)

$98,890

Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)

+6.5% (as fast as the average)

Career

What Security Managers Do

Direct an organization's security functions, including physical security and safety of employees and facilities.

Other Job Titles Security Managers May Have

Corporate Physical Security Supervisor, Corporate Security Manager, Security Director, Security Manager

Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Analyze and evaluate security operations to identify risks or opportunities for improvement through auditing, review, or assessment.
  • Assess risks to mitigate potential consequences of incidents and develop a plan to respond to incidents.
  • Attend meetings, professional seminars, or conferences to keep abreast of changes in executive legislative directives or new technologies impacting security operations.
  • Communicate security status, updates, and actual or potential problems, using established protocols.
  • Conduct physical examinations of property to ensure compliance with security policies and regulations.

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