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Security Guard Salaries

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13,546 SalariesUpdated Feb 24, 2018
Average Base Pay
$27,510/yr
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$22K
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$28K
Average
$39K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$914
Range$226 - $4,685
How much does a Security Guard make?

The national average salary for a Security Guard is $27,510 in United States. Filter by location to see Security Guard salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 13,546 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Security Guard employees.

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      Securitas Security Services USA
      $11/hr
      Range: $7 - $25
      211 salaries
      $11
      $7$25
      U.S. Security Associates
      $11/hr
      Range: $8 - $17
      124 salaries
      $11
      $8$17
      AlliedBarton
      $11/hr
      Range: $8 - $19
      117 salaries
      $11
      $8$19
      Universal Protection Service
      $11/hr
      Range: $8 - $16
      90 salaries
      $11
      $8$16
      Securitas
      $11/hr
      Range: $9 - $17
      77 salaries
      $11
      $9$17
      Allied Universal
      $12/hr
      Range: $8 - $19
      76 salaries
      $12
      $8$19
      G4S
      $12/hr
      Range: $9 - $17
      29 salaries
      $12
      $9$17

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      G4S Secure Solutions
      $11/hr
      Range: $10 - $14
      25 salaries
      $11
      $10$14
      Guardsmark
      $12/hr
      Range: $10 - $18
      23 salaries
      $12
      $10$18
      SOS Security
      $11/hr
      Range: $9 - $13
      21 salaries
      $11
      $9$13
      Contemporary Services Corporation
      $10/hr
      Range: $8 - $17
      19 salaries
      $10
      $8$17
      Whelan Security
      $10/hr
      Range: $9 - $12
      18 salaries
      $10
      $9$12
      Command Security
      $12/hr
      Range: $9 - $16
      17 salaries
      $12
      $9$16
      Signal 88 Security
      $10/hr
      Range: $9 - $12
      16 salaries
      $10
      $9$12
      FJC Security
      $13/hr
      Range: $9 - $19
      14 salaries
      $13
      $9$19
      Apollo International
      $12/hr
      Range: $10 - $17
      13 salaries
      $12
      $10$17
      St. Moritz Security
      $11/hr
      Range: $9 - $12
      12 salaries
      $11
      $9$12
      Andy Frain
      $9/hr
      Range: $8 - $12
      11 salaries
      $9
      $8$12
      Securitas Security Services USA
      $24,847/yr
      Range: $17K - $33K
      11 salaries
      $24,847
      $17K$33K
      DK Security
      $10/hr
      Range: $9 - $12
      10 salaries
      $10
      $9$12

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $13
      hourly
      A Security Guard in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $13 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      San Jose, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Private
      $15
      hourly
      An Armed Security Guard in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $15 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Seattle, WA Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Company - Private
      $10
      hourly
      An Unarmed Security Officer in the Knoxville, TN Area area reported making $10 per hour
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Knoxville, TN Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Contract
      $9
      hourly
      A Security Guard in the Birmingham, AL Area area reported making $9 per hour
      Job Highlights
      Birmingham, AL Area area
      Part-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Private
      $26,000
      per year
      A Security Guard in the New Orleans, LA Area area reported making $26,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      New Orleans, LA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
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