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Security Guard Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$28,963/yr
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$23K
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$29K
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$41K
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$944
Range$233 - $4,880
How much does a Security Guard make?

The national average salary for a Security Guard is $28,963 in United States. Filter by location to see Security Guard salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 16,031 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
      141 salaries
      $10/hr
      $8$17
      Allied Universal
      $12/hr
      Range: $8 - $19
      139 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
      91 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
      $11/hr
      Range: $8 - $14
      23 salaries
      $11/hr
      $8$14
      Whelan Security
      $10/hr
      Range: $9 - $15
      20 salaries
      $10/hr
      $9$15
      Signal 88 Security
      $11/hr
      Range: $9 - $12
      20 salaries
      $11/hr
      $9$12
      Command Security
      $12/hr
      Range: $9 - $18
      18 salaries
      $12/hr
      $9$18
      FJC Security
      $13/hr
      Range: $9 - $19
      16 salaries
      $13/hr
      $9$19
      Weiser Security
      $10/hr
      Range: $7 - $14
      16 salaries
      $10/hr
      $7$14
      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

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $24,000
      per year
      A Security Guard in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $24,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      San Jose, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $16
      hourly
      A Security Officer in the Grand Rapids, MI Area area reported making $16 per hour
      Job Highlights
      Grand Rapids, MI Area area
      Part-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Nonprofit Organization
      $33,000
      per year
      A Campus Safety Officer in the Fresno, CA Area area reported making $33,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Fresno, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      School / School District
      $38,000
      per year
      A Security Guard in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $38,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Seattle, WA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Government
      $28,000
      per year
      A Security Guard in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $28,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Los Angeles, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Hospital
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