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Security Administrator - Federal Salaries of 2007

Pay Rates for "Security Administrator"

How much does a Security Administrator in the federal government get paid? $82,163.73* *Based on the 2007 average.
4,450 EMPLOYEES
$365.46M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Security Administrator was the 62nd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2007, with 4,450 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2007, the Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement hired the most employees titled Security Administration, with an average salary of $74,052.

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 609 $74,051.82
Federal Bureau of Investigation 569 $77,248.43
Department of Energy 312 $94,258.61
Department of State 302 $92,418.89
Internal Revenue Service 262 $81,170.17
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 194 $65,996.12
U.S. Coast Guard 173 $75,439.75
U.S. Secret Service 161 $82,821.89
Veterans Health Administration 154 $69,127.04
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 114 $104,345.89
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 107 $84,745.55
Offices, Boards and Divisions 82 $87,925.21
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 82 $94,154.77
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 81 $82,577.86
Federal Emergency Management Agency 71 $71,939.89
Social Security Administration 53 $79,462.19
Drug Enforcement Administration 51 $85,957.78
Transportation Security Administration 50 $80,721.94
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 49 $78,508.71
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 49 $83,395.24
Office of Personnel Management 47 $72,572.55
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 40 $73,060.98
Headquarters, Nasa 38 $101,229.29
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 34 $79,940.56
Agency for International Development 32 $89,022.72
U.S. Marshals Service 31 $86,424.94
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 29 $100,452.93
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 28 $87,570.79
Environmental Protection Agency 26 $83,932.08
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 23 $86,267.74
Office of Secretary of Transportation 22 $85,605.18
Financial Management Service 22 $85,719.45
Departmental Administration 20 $97,665.10
Bureau of Reclamation 18 $88,390.33
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 18 $78,511.44
National Institutes of Health 18 $84,390.50
Peace Corps 17 $86,483.47
Food and Drug Administration 16 $86,710.31
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 15 $84,715.53
Departmental Offices 14 $96,682.07
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 13 $86,076.15
National Archives and Records Administration 13 $81,184.15
Assistant Secretary for Administration 13 $90,680.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 13 $75,627.31
Geological Survey 13 $80,593.77
Bureau of the Public Debt 12 $67,160.92
Langley Research Center 11 $78,134.64
Goddard Space Flight Center 11 $91,194.82
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 11 $91,731.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 11 $78,738.27
Broadcasting Board of Governors 11 $94,815.73
Ames Research Center 11 $112,983.18
U.S. Mint 10 $90,558.50
Office of Management (Department of Education) 9 $88,340.56
John F. Kennedy Space Center 9 $87,159.22
Government Printing Office 9 $85,496.33
Patent and Trademark Office 9 $88,227.78
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 8 $85,828.13
Public Buildings Service 8 $91,980.50
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 7 $98,548.43
Office of Administration 7 $89,108.29
7 $90,280.57
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 7 $94,402.14
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 7 $60,213.57
Indian Affairs 7 $79,537.29
Executive Office for Immigration Review 7 $93,939.86
Small Business Administration 6 $76,609.33
National Gallery of Art 6 $71,322.17
Department of Veterans Affairs 6 $68,330.50
Immigration Office of Secretary of Education 6 $98,567.50
Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer 6 $80,931.50
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 6 $93,987.67
Program Support Center 6 $57,679.00
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 5 $88,390.80
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 5 $96,168.60
Office of Comptroller of Currency 5 $116,751.40
National Park Service 5 $73,202.60
Agricultural Research Service 5 $79,606.80
Dryden Flight Research Center 5 $99,531.80
Office of the Director 4 $100,729.75
Federal Trade Commission 4 $76,409.50
Office of Thrift Supervision 4 $125,882.25
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 4 $85,230.75
Ous for Science and Technology 4 $103,976.00
National Labor Relations Board 4 $89,416.00
Bureau of Land Management 3 $82,897.67
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 3 $98,691.67
Mine Safety and Health Administration 3 $77,897.67
Federal Communications Commission 3 $109,269.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 3 $96,765.33
Federal Acquisition Service 3 $72,096.67
John C. Stennis Space Center 3 $73,566.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 3 $121,462.33
Federal Aviation Administration 3 $81,086.67
Bureau of the Census 3 $103,695.00
Rural Housing Service 2 $63,099.50
Foreign Agricultural Service 2 $84,985.50
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 2 $65,532.00
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 2 $84,470.00
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 2 $99,366.50
Administration for Children and Families 2 $86,014.50
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 2 $99,962.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $79,278.50
Indian Health Service 2 $66,038.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 2 $71,615.00
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 1 $121,967.00
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 1 $68,993.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 1 $95,279.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 1 $84,691.00
Food Safety and Inspection Service 1 $87,338.00
U.S. Trustee Program 1 $73,445.00
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 1 $95,279.00
Bureau of Labor Statistics 1 $89,985.00
Bureau of Economic Analysis 1 $57,993.00
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 1 $79,397.00
Offices of the Regional Administrators 1 $66,767.00
Office of National Drug Control Policy 1 $121,967.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 1 $79,397.00
Maritime Administration 1 $122,467.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 1 $52,912.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 1 $121,967.00
Department of Homeland Security 1 $117,721.00

Security Administrator Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Security Administrator is $82,163.73. The highest paid Security Administrator made $196,736 in 2007.

Common Security Administrator Payscales

Payscale Number of Security Administration Employees
GS - General Schedule 4,078
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 102
ZA - Administrative 80
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 50
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 30
ES - Senior Executive Service 18
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 16
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 13
EG - Consultant (other) 11
PG - Printing Office Grades 9
EJ - Dept Of Energy Org Act Excepted Service 9
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 7
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 5
TG - Ofc Of Thrift Supervision Salary Schedul 4
SN - Senior Level System 3
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 3
CG - Corporate Graded 3
SL - Senior Level Positions 2
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 2
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 1
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 1
FE - Senior Foreign Service 1
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 1
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 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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