Securitas Reviews

Updated Jun 2, 2020

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3.0
49%
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50%
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Securitas President and CEO Magnus Ahlqvist
Magnus Ahlqvist
302 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay if you have your TS clearance(in 46 reviews)

  • "Good professional company aways good uniforms and if you needed anything you only had to ask(in 40 reviews)

Cons
  • "Low pay and small opportunity for upward growth(in 86 reviews)

  • "Long hours expected to not say no to(in 38 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Good Employer"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Current Employee - Security Officer - Site Supervisor in Ypsilanti, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Securitas full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Very good place to work; Good Compensation.

    Cons

    Upward mobility is at a minimum.

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    Securitas2020-01-28
  2. "Okay place to work"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Security Officer in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Securitas full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Weekly pay. Rising wages. Flexible hours. Low maintenance work.

    Cons

    Long hours standing Mandatory overtime randomly

    Securitas2020-06-02
  3. Helpful (1)

    "Great Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Unarmed Security Guard in Jackson, MS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Securitas full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    pay ranges depending on the post you’re assigned.

    Cons

    some posts are slower than others, making the job boring

    Securitas2020-05-30
  4. "Guard"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Security Guard 

    I worked at Securitas part-time

    Pros

    Always overtime because people called out

    Cons

    Low wage and shift times were difficult

    Securitas2020-05-27
  5. "Patrol Every hour interior and exterior"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Current Employee - Unarmed Security Officer in Chantilly, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Securitas full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good customer service and flexibility of schedule

    Cons

    Low pay and don’t know how to deal with a employee who’s always starting drama

    Securitas2020-05-22
  6. "Good company."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Post Commander in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Securitas full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The hours are really good and they are more than willing to work to find something that fits.

    Cons

    Once in awhile might have to work overtime.

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    Securitas2020-05-21
  7. "Working for Securitas in Houston"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Securitas Security Guard in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Securitas full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    There are Opportunities for overtime

    Cons

    They offer Absolutely no benefits

    Securitas2020-05-21
  8. "securitas"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Patrol Officer 

    I worked at Securitas full-time

    Pros

    You are able to drive all shift

    Cons

    Pay was not enough to live on

    Securitas2020-05-31
  9. "Decent employer. Pay should be higher"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Charleston, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Securitas full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great boss. Corporate clients. No stupid construction sites.

    Cons

    Pay is not great depending on location.

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    Securitas2020-05-15
  10. "Corporate level fly by night"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Security Guard 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Securitas full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Easy job with minimal supervison

    Cons

    no leadership, no standardization across diffent posts

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    Securitas2020-05-14
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