U.S. Security Associates Reviews

Updated May 22, 2020

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2.5
33%
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38%
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U.S. Security Associates President and CEO Richard Wyckoff (no image)
Richard Wyckoff
399 Ratings
Pros
  • "easy job decent pay not much to do(in 35 reviews)

  • "easy work not a lot of stress for non managers(in 34 reviews)

Cons
  • "low pay peers low education immoral poor character(in 69 reviews)

  • "Low paying company hires officers with no experience no call no show are excused no raises loose contracts often(in 36 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (5)

    "Security Officer"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Security Officer in New York, NY
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at U.S. Security Associates full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Its good for what it is as entry level job. I think the job experience will vary depending on the work site.

    Cons

    No room to move up after you reach a certain point

    U.S. Security Associates2018-09-15
  2. "it was average"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Security Officer in Vale, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at U.S. Security Associates full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    it was a job and it paid money

    Cons

    hours, bosses, the way you're treated.

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    U.S. Security Associates2020-04-21
  3. "Great place If you dont like doing much work"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Security Guard in Buffalo, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at U.S. Security Associates part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work load is minimal to non existent.

    Cons

    As with many security jobs you dont have much to do so many times work can get a little slow and time seems to drag on forever.

    U.S. Security Associates2020-04-17
  4. "Meh"

    1.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Security Officer 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at U.S. Security Associates full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    None, there are no pros

    Cons

    They were Bad to employees

    U.S. Security Associates2020-05-22
  5. "Few issues"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Security Guard in Irving, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at U.S. Security Associates full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Smooth job entry process, multiple potential placements, many options for hours (some overnights), options for overtime and special events

    Cons

    Can be boring, there wasn't always a whole lot to do to stay busy

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    U.S. Security Associates2020-03-10
  6. "Ok management"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Security Guard 

    I worked at U.S. Security Associates full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Ok company if you don’t need benefits

    Cons

    Don’t get consistent schedule

    U.S. Security Associates2020-01-28
  7. "Not bad, not good"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Security Officer in Fairfax, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at U.S. Security Associates full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    lots of free time not much micro managing

    Cons

    Only con is that they do not pay very well.

    U.S. Security Associates2020-01-11
  8. "Access Control Guard"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Access Control Guard in Iowa City, IA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at U.S. Security Associates full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great hours quiet easy very little paper n computer work Now Allied Universal

    Cons

    low pay peers low education immoral poor character

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    U.S. Security Associates2019-12-11
  9. "Horrible place"

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Security Guard 

    I worked at U.S. Security Associates full-time

    Pros

    None horrible experience. No growth.

    Cons

    Treated employees horrible Low pay. Not knowledgeable, lazy

    U.S. Security Associates2020-01-08
  10. "Communication is key"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Armed Security Officer 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at U.S. Security Associates full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great crew teamwork & communication.

    Cons

    Site Management seemed to have no clue what they were doing.

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    U.S. Security Associates2019-12-03
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