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How much does a Security Guard make in Los Angeles, CA?

Updated Jun 17, 2021

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Experience

$33,257 /yr
Average Base Pay

171 salaries

$27K

Low

$33K

Average

$41K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The average salary for a Security Guard is $33,257 in Los Angeles, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 171 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Security Guard employees in Los Angeles, CA.

Seniority Levels

L2
Security Officer$34,663 /yr
L3
Senior Security Officer$38,183 /yr
L4
Career Path

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$81,064

per year

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$34,663

per year

Security Officer/Security Guard

$13

per year

Security Supervisor

$40,911

per year

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Allied Universal
3.1

Allied Universal

Security Guard - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $12 - $24
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$12

$24

$12 - $24 Range

Contemporary Services Corporation
4.1

Contemporary Services Corporation

Security Guard - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $11 - $17

$11

$17

$11 - $17 Range

Securitas
3.1

Securitas

Security Guard - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $11 - $19

$11

$19

$11 - $19 Range

Universal Protection Service
2.7

Universal Protection Service

Security Guard - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $12 - $14

$12

$14

$12 - $14 Range

Allied Universal
3.1

Allied Universal

Security Guard - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $13 - $16

$13

$16

$13 - $16 Range

Securitas Security Services USA
2.8

Securitas Security Services USA

Security Guard - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $11 - $15

$11

$15

$11 - $15 Range

AIDS Healthcare Foundation
4.4

AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Security Guard - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $18 - $19

$18

$19

$18 - $19 Range

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Universal Protection Service
2.7

Universal Protection Service

Security Guard - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $11 - $15

$11

$15

$11 - $15 Range

Securitas
3.1

Securitas

Security Guard - Hourly
About 

$13 -$20

 hourly

$13

$20

$13 - $20 Range

Inter-Con Security
3.3

Inter-Con Security

Security Guard - Hourly
About 

$13 -$15

 hourly

$13

$15

$13 - $15 Range

AEG
3.5

AEG

Security Guard - Hourly
About 

$13 -$14

 hourly

$13

$14

$13 - $14 Range

SOS Security
2.7

SOS Security

Security Guard - Hourly
About 

$12 -$16

 hourly

$12

$16

$12 - $16 Range

SOS Security
2.7

SOS Security

Security Guard - Hourly
About 

$13 -$18

 hourly

$13

$18

$13 - $18 Range

Professional Security Consultants
2.5

Professional Security Consultants

Security Guard - Hourly
About 

$13 -$18

 hourly

$13

$18

$13 - $18 Range

Staff Pro
2.8

Staff Pro

Security Guard - Hourly
About 

$11 -$13

 hourly

$11

$13

$11 - $13 Range

Pacific Protection Services
2.9

Pacific Protection Services

Security Guard - Hourly
About 

$10 -$13

 hourly

$10

$13

$10 - $13 Range

guardNOW
2.1

guardNOW

Security Guard - Hourly
About 

$19 -$22

 hourly

$19

$22

$19 - $22 Range

Glen Cozart Investigations

Security Guard - Hourly
About 

$12 -$14

 hourly

$12

$14

$12 - $14 Range

5

Premier Executive Solutions

Security Guard - Hourly
About 

$15 -$16

 hourly

$15

$16

$15 - $16 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Security Guard - Hourly
About 

$18 -$20

 hourly

$18

$20

$18 - $20 Range

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Recent Salary Reports

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

$20
hourly
A Pubic Safety Officer reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Hospital
$50,000
per year
A Security Forces reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$5,000
monthly
A Security Guard reported making $5,000 per month
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Temporary
 
1 to 50 employees
$16
hourly
An Unarmed Security Officer reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$16
hourly
A Security Guard reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
Part-time
10000+ employees
 
Company - Private
$43,000
per year
A TSO (Transportation Security Officer) reported making $43,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$18
hourly
A Security Officer reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$104,442
per year
A Security Officer reported making $104,442 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$15
hourly
A Security Guard reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private