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Security Careers: Skills, Compensation, And Career Paths

byStephen W. Walker, James E. FoushEditorStephen W. Walker

Paperback | January 27, 2014

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The third edition ofSecurity Careersis the authoritative reference for current job descriptions and pay practices of security, compliance, and ethics occupations. The job descriptions and compensation ranges in this report are drawn from research from the Foushée Group, which has been conducting this research since 1980.

Security Careersincludes more than 75 job descriptions for security-related positions, which range from the entry-level security guard to the top global corporate executive. It also provides four years of compensation trend data to give a thorough understanding of competitive pay practices across the industry. This book can be used by anyone who manages security personnel or by security professionals who want to develop their careers.

Security Careersis a part of Elsevier's Security Executive Council Risk Management Portfolio, a collection of real world solutions and "how-to" guidelines that equip executives, practitioners, and educators with proven information for successful security and risk management programs.



  • Fills the need for solid information based on accurate job descriptions and surveys of industry compensation professionals
  • Created for hands-on use: readers may use the job descriptions in their own hiring and staffing plans
  • Sheds light on compensation practices and shows security executives how to influence them
Mr. Walker is the senior partner of the Foushée Group, Inc. He has more than 18 years of experience in the management consulting field. He specializes in incentive plan design and implementation, salary and wage administration program development, and compensation survey design and development.In the field of compensation, Mr. Walker h...
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Title:Security Careers: Skills, Compensation, And Career PathsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:January 27, 2014Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0128001046

ISBN - 13:9780128001042

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Helping the Industry Help Itself

Chapter 2: The Role and Responsibilities of the Security Leader

Chapter 3: Managing Compensation Factors that Influence Compensation Decisions

Chapter 4: Security Job Descriptions

Chapter 5: Position Compensation Trends

Chapter 6: Career Resources

Editorial Reviews

"...quite detailed in the illustration of the various positions within the industry and is businesslike in its narrative on these jobs."--Security Management, Security Careers "... so welcome as a source, whether you are approaching security management as a second career after the military; someone already in corporate security asked for advice or looking to mentor or put something back into the industry; or for corporations looking to hire..." -- Professional Security Magazine Online,August 22,2014