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Security Administrator - Federal Salaries of 2006

Pay Rates for "Security Administrator"

How much does a Security Administrator in the federal government get paid? $79,784.47* *Based on the 2006 average.
4,231 EMPLOYEES
$337.49M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Security Administrator was the 67th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2006, with 4,231 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2006, the Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement hired the most employees titled Security Administration, with an average salary of $72,399.

Government Security Administration jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Security Administration job is GS-4, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-15. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

This occupation includes positions the primary duties of which are analytical, planning, advisory, operational, or evaluative work that has as its principal purpose the development and implementation of policies, procedures, standards, training, and methods for identifying and protecting information, personnel, property, facilities, operations, or material from unauthorized disclosure, misuse, theft, assault, vandalism, espionage, sabotage, or loss. Duties involve the management, supervision, or performance of work in: (1) developing, evaluating, maintaining, and/or operating systems, policies, devices, procedures, and methods used for safeguarding information, property, personnel, operations, and materials; and/or (2) developing and implementing policies and procedures for analyzing and evaluating the character, background, and history of employees, candidates for employment, and other persons having or proposed to be granted access to classified or other sensitive information, materials, or work sites.

Administrative and Management positions have a wide range of responsibilities. Management does not refer specifically to supervisors who directly manage organizations or teams. Rather jobs in this category deal with managing systems or processes such as finances, security systems, training programs, or marketing. For employees in this job category, promotions are typically given 2 grade increments at a time until GS-12 is reached.

Agencies that have hired a Security Administrator

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 625 $72,398.63
Federal Bureau of Investigation 569 $74,467.92
Department of Energy 312 $93,276.32
Department of State 289 $88,760.01
Internal Revenue Service 243 $76,959.77
Federal Emergency Management Agency 242 $65,405.09
U.S. Secret Service 166 $79,956.01
U.S. Coast Guard 164 $71,827.94
Veterans Health Administration 146 $69,329.49
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 101 $101,376.13
Offices, Boards and Divisions 76 $87,487.96
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 72 $81,195.01
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 66 $95,066.17
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 55 $78,086.82
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 54 $79,255.83
Drug Enforcement Administration 47 $79,968.53
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 46 $75,022.83
Transportation Security Administration 42 $80,277.93
Social Security Administration 42 $78,793.19
Office of Personnel Management 38 $72,645.87
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 36 $82,611.83
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 32 $100,115.97
U.S. Marshals Service 31 $85,122.29
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 30 $78,128.97
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 30 $70,704.97
Agency for International Development 28 $88,336.04
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 25 $79,782.76
Office of Secretary of Transportation 24 $82,598.92
Financial Management Service 23 $79,913.70
Headquarters, Nasa 20 $102,597.75
Environmental Protection Agency 20 $80,430.30
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 19 $75,265.26
Bureau of Reclamation 18 $80,944.56
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 18 $84,873.33
Peace Corps 17 $82,916.59
Food and Drug Administration 16 $82,548.75
Departmental Administration 16 $94,201.00
Assistant Secretary for Administration 15 $88,953.40
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 15 $93,147.07
National Institutes of Health 14 $86,533.79
National Archives and Records Administration 13 $76,887.38
Departmental Offices 13 $95,951.69
Ames Research Center 13 $110,170.15
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 13 $88,950.77
John F. Kennedy Space Center 13 $90,212.23
Geological Survey 12 $78,116.67
Langley Research Center 12 $79,129.58
Goddard Space Flight Center 11 $91,094.00
Bureau of the Public Debt 11 $65,720.09
U.S. Mint 11 $102,295.82
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 11 $95,331.09
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 11 $74,644.27
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 10 $77,084.20
Broadcasting Board of Governors 9 $88,022.89
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 9 $93,774.00
Office of Management (Department of Education) 9 $87,362.44
Patent and Trademark Office 9 $79,076.11
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 8 $91,730.50
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 8 $77,163.63
Executive Office for Immigration Review 7 $86,963.29
Indian Affairs 7 $74,491.00
Office of Administration 6 $106,671.67
Immigration Office of Secretary of Education 6 $92,428.83
Office of the Director 6 $96,630.17
Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer 6 $76,154.33
Program Support Center 6 $51,662.00
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 6 $87,382.33
Office of Comptroller of Currency 6 $101,521.17
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 6 $102,745.17
Ous for Science and Technology 5 $90,030.00
National Park Service 5 $74,777.80
Government Printing Office 5 $88,468.00
Dryden Flight Research Center 5 $94,175.80
Small Business Administration 5 $77,267.40
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 5 $85,164.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 4 $82,773.00
Federal Trade Commission 4 $72,215.50
John C. Stennis Space Center 4 $72,507.00
National Gallery of Art 4 $84,522.50
Federal Aviation Administration 4 $74,931.00
Department of Veterans Affairs 4 $52,978.50
Bureau of Land Management 3 $79,403.00
National Labor Relations Board 3 $101,571.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 3 $116,378.33
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 3 $96,342.00
Maritime Administration 3 $86,784.33
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 3 $64,367.00
Bureau of the Census 3 $100,005.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 3 $94,094.33
Federal Communications Commission 3 $102,864.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 3 $93,597.67
Federal Technology Service 3 $68,908.00
Department of Homeland Security 2 $99,464.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 2 $96,098.00
Agricultural Research Service 2 $78,934.00
Rural Housing Service 2 $61,112.00
Foreign Agricultural Service 2 $100,547.00
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 2 $93,726.00
Office of Justice Programs 2 $51,216.50
Mine Safety and Health Administration 2 $78,887.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $76,151.00
Public Buildings Service 2 $95,630.50
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 1 $61,510.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 1 $77,353.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $96,292.00
Food Safety and Inspection Service 1 $85,086.00
Bureau of Economic Analysis 1 $56,500.00
U.S. Trustee Program 1 $69,384.00
Office of National Drug Control Policy 1 $118,828.00
Bureau of Labor Statistics 1 $82,391.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 1 $65,048.00
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 1 $65,048.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 1 $115,781.00
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 1 $64,367.00
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 1 $118,828.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 1 $66,443.00

Security Administrator Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Security Administrator is $79,784.47. The highest paid Security Administrator made $193,080 in 2006.

Common Security Administrator Payscales

Payscale Number of Security Administration Employees
GS - General Schedule 3,895
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 98
ZA - Administrative 71
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 42
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 33
ES - Senior Executive Service 20
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 16
EJ - Dept Of Energy Org Act Excepted Service 12
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 8
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 6
PG - Printing Office Grades 5
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 4
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 4
SN - Senior Level System 3
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 3
CG - Corporate Graded 3
EG - Consultant (other) 3
SL - Senior Level Positions 2
TR - Police Forces Of The U.s. Mint And Bep 2
FE - Senior Foreign Service 1

Starting Paygrade: $26,233.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $138,572.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Administrative and Management
Occupation Family: 0000 MISCELLANEOUS OCCUPATIONS GROUP

Other Jobs at the GS-4 Paygrade

GS-4 is the starting paygrade for Security Administration jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-4 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Insurance AccountsClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Equipment ServicesAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Mail and FileClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
General Legal and Kindred AdministrationAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Agricultural Program SpecialistAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15

Average Security Administration Pay Trend from 2004 to 2017

In 2004, the average pay for a Security Administrator was $72,680. Since then, the average pay has increased to $97,238 in 2017.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0080.

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