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Security Guard Salaries in Boston, MA Area

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336 SalariesUpdated Mar 20, 2018
Average Base Pay
$31,453/yr
14% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$25K
Low
$31K
Average
$42K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$992
Range$243 - $5,230
How much does a Security Guard make in Boston, MA?

The average salary for a Security Guard is $31,453 in Boston, MA. Salaries estimates are based on 336 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Security Guard employees in Boston, MA.

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    Company
    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Securitas Security Services USA
    $13/hr
    Range: $11 - $17
    7 salaries
    $13
    $11$17
    Apollo International
    $13/hr
    Range: $11 - $14
    5 salaries
    $13
    $11$14
    AlliedBarton
    $14/hr
    Range: $10 - $17
    4 salaries
    $14
    $10$17
    U.S. Security Associates
    $10/hr
    Range: $9 - $11
    4 salaries
    $10
    $9$11
    St. Moritz Security
    $12/hr
    Range: $12 - $12
    3 salaries
    $12
    $12$12
    AlliedBarton
    $16,818/yr
    Range: $11 - $34K
    2 salaries
    About
    $11 - $34K
    $11$34K
    Allied Universal
    $14/hr
    Range: $12 - $15
    2 salaries
    About
    $12 - $15
    hourly
    $12$15

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    Guardsmark
    $13/hr
    Range: $13 - $14
    2 salaries
    About
    $13 - $14
    hourly
    $13$14
    Peabody Essex Museum
    $10/hr
    Range: $9 - $10
    2 salaries
    About
    $9 - $10
    hourly
    $9$10
    Best Buy
    $11/hr
    Range: $10 - $11
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $10 - $11
    hourly
    $10$11
    Macy's
    $9/hr
    Range: $9 - $9
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $9 - $9
    hourly
    $9$9
    EMC
    $12/hr
    Range: $12 - $13
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $12 - $13
    hourly
    $12$13
    Raytheon
    $15/hr
    Range: $15 - $16
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $15 - $16
    hourly
    $15$16
    Boston University
    $10/hr
    Range: $10 - $10
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $10 - $10
    hourly
    $10$10
    MITRE
    $18/hr
    Range: $17 - $19
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $17 - $19
    hourly
    $17$19
    G4S
    $14/hr
    Range: $13 - $14
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $13 - $14
    hourly
    $13$14
    Lahey Hospital & Medical Center
    $15/hr
    Range: $14 - $16
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $14 - $16
    hourly
    $14$16
    House of Blues
    $12/hr
    Range: $11 - $12
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $11 - $12
    hourly
    $11$12
    SecurAmerica
    $11/hr
    Range: $11 - $12
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $11 - $12
    hourly
    $11$12
    Command Security
    $13/hr
    Range: $13 - $14
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $13 - $14
    hourly
    $13$14

    Recent Salary Reports

    Below are the most recent Security Guard salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

    $25
    hourly
    A Security Officer reported making $25 per hour
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $15
    hourly
    A Security Officers reported making $15 per hour
    Job Highlights
    Full-time
    10000+ employees
     
    Company - Public
    $35,000
    per year
    A Transportation Security Officer reported making $35,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    Full-time
    10000+ employees
     
    Government
    $12
    hourly
    An U S Security Officer reported making $12 per hour
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Contract
    $15
    hourly
    An Armed Security Officer reported making $15 per hour
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Company - Private
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