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Security Guard Salaries

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14,648 SalariesUpdated Jan 15, 2019
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Average Base Pay
$31,120/yr
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$24K
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$31K
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$44K
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$990
Range$242 - $5,168
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The national average salary for a Security Guard is $31,120 in United States. Filter by location to see Security Guard salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 14,648 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Security Guard employees.

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      Securitas Security Services USA
      $11/hr
      Range: $7 - $25
      236 salaries
      $11/hr
      $7$25
      U.S. Security Associates
      $10/hr
      Range: $8 - $17
      140 salaries
      $10/hr
      $8$17
      Allied Universal
      $12/hr
      Range: $8 - $19
      130 salaries
      $12/hr
      $8$19
      AlliedBarton
      $11/hr
      Range: $8 - $19
      110 salaries
      $11/hr
      $8$19
      Universal Protection Service
      $11/hr
      Range: $8 - $16
      92 salaries
      $11/hr
      $8$16
      Securitas
      $11/hr
      Range: $9 - $17
      86 salaries
      $11/hr
      $9$17
      G4S
      $12/hr
      Range: $9 - $17
      33 salaries
      $12/hr
      $9$17

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      G4S Secure Solutions
      $12/hr
      Range: $10 - $14
      27 salaries
      $12/hr
      $10$14
      Guardsmark
      $12/hr
      Range: $10 - $18
      23 salaries
      $12/hr
      $10$18
      SOS Security
      $11/hr
      Range: $9 - $14
      23 salaries
      $11/hr
      $9$14
      Contemporary Services Corporation
      $10/hr
      Range: $8 - $14
      22 salaries
      $10/hr
      $8$14
      Whelan Security
      $10/hr
      Range: $9 - $15
      20 salaries
      $10/hr
      $9$15
      Command Security
      $12/hr
      Range: $9 - $18
      18 salaries
      $12/hr
      $9$18
      Signal 88 Security
      $11/hr
      Range: $9 - $12
      18 salaries
      $11/hr
      $9$12
      FJC Security
      $13/hr
      Range: $9 - $19
      16 salaries
      $13/hr
      $9$19
      St. Moritz Security
      $11/hr
      Range: $9 - $12
      15 salaries
      $11/hr
      $9$12
      Weiser Security
      $10/hr
      Range: $7 - $14
      14 salaries
      $10/hr
      $7$14
      Apollo International
      $12/hr
      Range: $10 - $17
      13 salaries
      $12/hr
      $10$17
      Summit Security Services
      $13/hr
      Range: $10 - $17
      13 salaries
      $13/hr
      $10$17
      SecurAmerica
      $11/hr
      Range: $10 - $15
      12 salaries
      $11/hr
      $10$15

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $12
      hourly
      A Security Officer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $12 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Los Angeles, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Private
      $27,800
      per year
      A Security Officer in the Orlando, FL Area area reported making $27,800 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Orlando, FL Area area
       
      Contract
      1001 to 5000 employees
      $10
      hourly
      A Security Officer in the Midland, MI Area area reported making $10 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Midland, MI Area area
      Full-time
       
      501 to 1000 employees
      Company - Private
      $4,500
      monthly
      A Facility Security Officer in the Jacksonville, NC Area area reported making $4,500 per month
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Jacksonville, NC Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Government
      $41,434
      per year
      A Transportation Security Officer in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $41,434 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Chicago, IL Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Government
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