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Security Guard Salaries

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14,648 SalariesUpdated Nov 14, 2018
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Average Base Pay
$31,120/yr
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$24K
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$31K
Average
$44K
High

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
      235 salaries
      $11/hr
      $7$25
      U.S. Security Associates
      $10/hr
      Range: $8 - $17
      139 salaries
      $10/hr
      $8$17
      Allied Universal
      $11/hr
      Range: $8 - $19
      124 salaries
      $11/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
      82 salaries
      $11/hr
      $9$17
      G4S
      $12/hr
      Range: $9 - $17
      32 salaries
      $12/hr
      $9$17

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      G4S Secure Solutions
      $11/hr
      Range: $10 - $14
      26 salaries
      $11/hr
      $10$14
      Guardsmark
      $12/hr
      Range: $10 - $18
      23 salaries
      $12/hr
      $10$18
      Contemporary Services Corporation
      $10/hr
      Range: $8 - $14
      22 salaries
      $10/hr
      $8$14
      SOS Security
      $11/hr
      Range: $9 - $13
      21 salaries
      $11/hr
      $9$13
      Whelan Security
      $10/hr
      Range: $9 - $12
      19 salaries
      $10/hr
      $9$12
      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
      $14/hr
      Range: $9 - $19
      15 salaries
      $14/hr
      $9$19
      St. Moritz Security
      $11/hr
      Range: $9 - $12
      15 salaries
      $11/hr
      $9$12
      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
      Andy Frain
      $9/hr
      Range: $8 - $12
      12 salaries
      $9/hr
      $8$12

      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 Jacksonville, FL Area area reported making $12 per hour
      Job Highlights
      Jacksonville, FL Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $15
      hourly
      A Security Officer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $15 per hour
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      New York City, NY Area area
      Full-time
       
      1 to 50 employees
      Company - Private
      $12
      hourly
      A Security Officer in the Colorado Springs, CO Area area reported making $12 per hour
      Job Highlights
      Colorado Springs, CO Area area
      Part-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Private
      $55,000
      per year
      A Facility Security Officer in the Norfolk, VA Area area reported making $55,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Norfolk, VA Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Company - Public
      $11
      hourly
      A Security Guard in the Las Vegas, NV Area area reported making $11 per hour
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Las Vegas, NV Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Private
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