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Security Guard Salaries in Houston, TX Area

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Average Base Pay
$28,082/yr
3% below national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$23K
Low
$28K
Average
$37K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$923
Range$220 - $4,927
How much does a Security Guard make in Houston, TX?

The average salary for a Security Guard is $28,082 in Houston, TX. Salaries estimates are based on 446 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Security Guard employees in Houston, TX.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Allied Universal
    $11/hr
    Range: $10 - $12
    8 salaries
    $11/hr
    $10$12
    Securitas Security Services USA
    $12/hr
    Range: $11 - $12
    4 salaries
    $12/hr
    $11$12
    U.S. Security Associates
    $11/hr
    Range: $10 - $15
    4 salaries
    $11/hr
    $10$15
    Weiser Security
    $10/hr
    Range: $8 - $11
    3 salaries
    $10/hr
    $8$11
    Securitas
    $10/hr
    Range: $10 - $11
    2 salaries
    About
    $10 - $11
    hourly
    $10$11
    United Protective Services
    $12/hr
    Range: $11 - $13
    2 salaries
    About
    $11 - $13
    hourly
    $11$13
    Elite Protective Services (Texas)
    $12/hr
    Range: $11 - $12
    2 salaries
    About
    $11 - $12
    hourly
    $11$12

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    Best Buy
    $12/hr
    Range: $11 - $12
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $11 - $12
    hourly
    $11$12
    Marriott International
    $10/hr
    Range: $10 - $11
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $10 - $11
    hourly
    $10$11
    AlliedBarton
    $12/hr
    Range: $11 - $12
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $11 - $12
    hourly
    $11$12
    AlliedBarton
    $11/hr
    Range: $10 - $11
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $10 - $11
    hourly
    $10$11
    Brookdale Senior Living
    $12/hr
    Range: $11 - $12
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $11 - $12
    hourly
    $11$12
    Securitas
    $10/hr
    Range: $10 - $11
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $10 - $11
    hourly
    $10$11
    G4S Secure Solutions
    $12/hr
    Range: $11 - $12
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $11 - $12
    hourly
    $11$12
    U.S. Security Associates
    $11/hr
    Range: $10 - $11
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $10 - $11
    hourly
    $10$11
    Memorial Hermann Health System
    $12/hr
    Range: $12 - $13
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $12 - $13
    hourly
    $12$13
    ABM Industries
    $14/hr
    Range: $13 - $14
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $13 - $14
    hourly
    $13$14
    G4S
    $11/hr
    Range: $10 - $11
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $10 - $11
    hourly
    $10$11
    ServiceMaster
    $12/hr
    Range: $12 - $13
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $12 - $13
    hourly
    $12$13
    Whelan Security
    $13/hr
    Range: $12 - $13
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $12 - $13
    hourly
    $12$13

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $21,200
    per year
    A Security Officer (Unarmed) reported making $21,200 per year
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Private
    $10
    hourly
    A Security Officer reported making $10 per hour
    Job Highlights
    Full-time
    1001 to 5000 employees
     
    Company - Private
    $11
    hourly
    A Security Guard reported making $11 per hour
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Company - Private
    $24,088
    per year
    An Armed Security Officer reported making $24,088 per year
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $12
    hourly
    An Armed Guard reported making $12 per hour
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Company - Private