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Security Manager Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$100,685 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Security Manager is $100,685 a year and $48 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Security Manager is between $70,676 and $124,964. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Security Manager. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Manages and coordinates activities of security staff, which may include Security Supervisors, Security Guards, and Clerks or Aides, engaged in protection of individuals, homes, and business, commercial, and industrial organizations, and investigates various crimes against organization or client.
  • Develops, implements, and administers programs to protect organization's, employee's, or client's property from theft, sabotage, violence, or other situations that endanger the well being of client, employees, or organization facilities.
  • Develops, implements, and administers methods and procedures for monitoring work activities of staff in order to inform management of current status or work activities.
Security Manager Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Managers, All Other

Job family population: 430,120

Estimated population of Security Manager jobs: 55,167

Rate of error: 0.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Security Manager Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Security Program Manager
May 29
Chicago, IL, USA
The Program Manager is responsible for driving revenue through the integration of products, enablement of sellers, and development of programs for their respective category across CDW business ...
Security Project Manager
May 14
Chicago, IL, USA
Kates Detective Agency
Provides on-site leadership for the security personnel assigned to the project at each location. * Acts as the principle contact for client management at each facility. * Closely involved in the ...
Full-Time and Part-Time Security - Chicago
Apr 12
Chicago, IL, USA
Black Knight Security
... and management - Perform other related duties as assigned by an account manager Qualifications ... To learn more about Black Knight Security, please visit www.blackknightsecurity.com or Text ...
Residential Security Officer, F/T Floater - Evanston, IL
Jun 24
Evanston, IL, USA
SOS Security
Management & Consulting; Investigations; and Executive Protection. Secure your future today by joining the SOS Security team Experienced security professionals looking to apply their knowledge in a ...
Security Shift Supervisor - Niles, IL
May 3
Niles, IL, USA
Advanced Security Solutions
Position Summary Reporting to the Department Manager, the Security Shift Supervisor will be primarily responsible for managing a team of Security Officers in the field at a particular assigned site.
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