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How much does a Security Guard make in San Francisco, CA?

Updated Nov 4, 2021

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Experience

$39,781 /yr
Average Base Pay

136 salaries

$32K

Low

$40K

Average

$50K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The average salary for Security Guard is $39,781 per year in San Francisco, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 136 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Security Guard employees in San Francisco, CA.

Seniority Levels

L2
Security Officer$40,496 /yr
L3
Senior Security Officer$63,223 /yr
L4
Career Path

Related Job Titles

Security Manager

$129,150

per year

Security Officer

$40,496

per year

Security Officer/Security Guard

$42,874

per year

Security Supervisor

$52,911

per year

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Allied Universal
3.1

Allied Universal

Security Guard - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $18 - $24
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$18

$24

$18 - $24 Range

Securitas
3.2

Securitas

Security Guard - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $20 - $23

$20

$23

$20 - $23 Range

G4S Secure Solutions
3.3

G4S Secure Solutions

Security Guard - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $16 - $26

$16

$26

$16 - $26 Range

Admiral Security Services
3

Admiral Security Services

Security Guard - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $20 - $20

$20

$20

$20 - $20 Range

Allied Universal
3.1

Allied Universal

Security Guard - Hourly
About 

$18 -$23

 hourly

$18

$23

$18 - $23 Range

Securitas Security Services USA
2.8

Securitas Security Services USA

Security Guard - Hourly
About 

$17 -$20

 hourly

$17

$20

$17 - $20 Range

Securitas Security Services USA
2.8

Securitas Security Services USA

Security Guard - Hourly
About 

$16 -$18

 hourly

$16

$18

$16 - $18 Range

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G4S
3.2

G4S

Security Guard - Hourly
About 

$20 -$25

 hourly

$20

$25

$20 - $25 Range

Metro One Loss Prevention
3

Metro One Loss Prevention

Security Guard - Hourly
About 

$15 -$22

 hourly

$15

$22

$15 - $22 Range

BayMark Health Services
3.2

BayMark Health Services

Security Guard
About 

$43K -$47K

$43K

$47K

$43,229 - $46,675 Range

Prosegur
3.8

Prosegur

Security Guard - Hourly
About 

$22 -$24

 hourly

$22

$24

$22 - $24 Range

ProGuard Security Services
2.9

ProGuard Security Services

Security Guard - Hourly
About 

$22 -$24

 hourly

$22

$24

$22 - $24 Range

Corporate Security Service
3.9

Corporate Security Service

Security Guard - Hourly
About 

$19 -$26

 hourly

$19

$26

$19 - $26 Range

Treeline Security
3

Treeline Security

Security Guard - Hourly
About 

$16 -$21

 hourly

$16

$21

$16 - $21 Range

Target
3.7

Target

Security Guard - Hourly
About 

$15 -$16

 hourly

$15

$16

$15 - $16 Range

Menards
3.4

Menards

Security Guard - Hourly
About 

$20 -$22

 hourly

$20

$22

$20 - $22 Range

AlliedBarton
2.9

AlliedBarton

Security Guard - Hourly
About 

$16 -$17

 hourly

$16

$17

$16 - $17 Range

Live Nation Entertainment
4

Live Nation Entertainment

Security Guard - Hourly
About 

$16 -$17

 hourly

$16

$17

$16 - $17 Range

GardaWorld
3.5

GardaWorld

Security Guard - Hourly
About 

$20 -$21

 hourly

$20

$21

$20 - $21 Range

Academy of Art University
3

Academy of Art University

Security Guard
About 

$46K -$50K

$46K

$50K

$46,308 - $50,283 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Security Guard salaries

The average salary for a Security Guard is $39,781 per year in San Francisco, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 136 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Security Guard employees in San Francisco, CA.

The highest salary for a Security Guard in San Francisco, CA is $49,526 per year.

The lowest salary for a Security Guard in San Francisco, CA is $31,953 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.

$65,000
per year
An United States Coast Guard reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$17
hourly
A Security Officer reported making $17 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$22
hourly
A Security Guard reported making $22 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$17
hourly
A Security Officer reported making $17 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Part-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$50,000
per year
A TSO (Transportation Security Officer) reported making $50,000 per year
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5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$19
hourly
An Assets Protection Specialist reported making $19 per hour
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3-4 years experience
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$19
hourly
A Security Guard reported making $19 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$20
hourly
A Security Officer reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
Company - Private
$21
hourly
A Security Officer reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private