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

Updated Jul 22, 2021

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$33,230 /yr
Average Base Pay

186 salaries

$27K

Low

$33K

Average

$41K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The average salary for Security Guard is $33,230 per year in Los Angeles, CA Area. Salaries estimates are based on 186 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Security Guard employees in Los Angeles, CA Area.

Seniority Levels

L2
Security Officer$34,659 /yr
L3
Senior Security Officer$38,146 /yr
L4
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$15

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Allied Universal
3.1

Allied Universal

Security Guard - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $12 - $24
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$12

$24

$12 - $24 Range

Securitas
3.1

Securitas

Security Guard - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $11 - $17

$11

$17

$11 - $17 Range

Contemporary Services Corporation
4

Contemporary Services Corporation

Security Guard - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $10 - $17

$10

$17

$10 - $17 Range

Universal Protection Service
2.7

Universal Protection Service

Security Guard - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $11 - $15

$11

$15

$11 - $15 Range

Allied Universal
3.1

Allied Universal

Security Guard - Hourly

$14

 /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 - $16

$11

$16

$11 - $16 Range

U.S. Security Associates
2.7

U.S. Security Associates

Security Guard - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $11 - $15

$11

$15

$11 - $15 Range

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Staff Pro
2.8

Staff Pro

Security Guard - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $10 - $13

$10

$13

$10 - $13 Range

Universal Protection Service
2.7

Universal Protection Service

Security Guard - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $11 - $15

$11

$15

$11 - $15 Range

American Guard Services
2.5

American Guard Services

Security Guard - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $16 - $17

$16

$17

$16 - $17 Range

guardNOW
2.1

guardNOW

Security Guard - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $12 - $21

$12

$21

$12 - $21 Range

AIDS Healthcare Foundation
4.4

AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Security Guard - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $18 - $19

$18

$19

$18 - $19 Range

Inter-Con Security
3.2

Inter-Con Security

Security Guard - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $12 - $15

$12

$15

$12 - $15 Range

United Megaforce Security Services
3.4

United Megaforce Security Services

Security Guard - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $15 - $18

$15

$18

$15 - $18 Range

Securitas Security Services USA
2.8

Securitas Security Services USA

Security Guard - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $12 - $15

$12

$15

$12 - $15 Range

Contemporary Services Corporation
4

Contemporary Services Corporation

Security Guard - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $12 - $16

$12

$16

$12 - $16 Range

CPS Security Solutions
3.4

CPS Security Solutions

Security Guard - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $11 - $12

$11

$12

$11 - $12 Range

Select Patrol
4.3

Select Patrol

Security Guard - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $16 - $17

$16

$17

$16 - $17 Range

Target
3.7

Target

Security Guard - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $15 - $16

$15

$16

$15 - $16 Range

G4S Secure Solutions
3.2

G4S Secure Solutions

Security Guard - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $15 - $16

$15

$16

$15 - $16 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Security Guard salaries

The average salary for a Security Guard is $33,230 per year in Los Angeles, CA Area. Salaries estimates are based on 186 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Security Guard employees in Los Angeles, CA Area.

The highest salary for a Security Guard in Los Angeles, CA Area is $41,046 per year.

The lowest salary for a Security Guard in Los Angeles, CA Area is $26,902 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Security Guard or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Security Guard.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$18
hourly
A Security Officer reported making $18 per hour
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8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$15
hourly
A Security Officer reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$18
hourly
A Security Guard reported making $18 per hour
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Full-time
1 to 50 employees
 
Company - Private
$16
hourly
An Unarmed Security Guard reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$16
hourly
A Security Officer reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$13
hourly
A TSA OFFICER reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$16
hourly
A Security Officer reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$19
hourly
A Security Officer reported making $19 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Part-time
 
51 to 200 employees
$18
hourly
A Security Officer reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization