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Security Guard Salaries

19,703 SalariesUpdated Dec 12, 2019
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Average Base Pay
$30,283/yr
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$24K
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$30K
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$43K
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$971
Range$238 - $5,056
How much does a Security Guard make?

The national average salary for a Security Guard is $30,283 in United States. Filter by location to see Security Guard salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 19,703 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Security Guard employees.

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      Securitas Security Services USA
      $11/hr
      Range: $8 - $23
      187 salaries
      $11/hr
      $8$23
      Allied Universal
      $12/hr
      Range: $9 - $18
      173 salaries
      $12/hr
      $9$18
      U.S. Security Associates
      $11/hr
      Range: $9 - $18
      116 salaries
      $11/hr
      $9$18
      Securitas
      $12/hr
      Range: $8 - $21
      101 salaries
      $12/hr
      $8$21
      AlliedBarton
      $12/hr
      Range: $9 - $20
      77 salaries
      $12/hr
      $9$20
      Universal Protection Service
      $12/hr
      Range: $9 - $17
      70 salaries
      $12/hr
      $9$17
      Securitas Security Services USA
      $11/hr
      Range: $10 - $17
      49 salaries
      $11/hr
      $10$17

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      Allied Universal
      $12/hr
      Range: $9 - $20
      41 salaries
      $12/hr
      $9$20
      G4S
      $13/hr
      Range: $10 - $19
      36 salaries
      $13/hr
      $10$19
      AlliedBarton
      $11/hr
      Range: $9 - $14
      33 salaries
      $11/hr
      $9$14
      G4S Secure Solutions
      $12/hr
      Range: $11 - $15
      29 salaries
      $12/hr
      $11$15
      U.S. Security Associates
      $11/hr
      Range: $9 - $15
      28 salaries
      $11/hr
      $9$15
      SOS Security
      $13/hr
      Range: $10 - $17
      25 salaries
      $13/hr
      $10$17
      Securitas
      $11/hr
      Range: $10 - $17
      25 salaries
      $11/hr
      $10$17
      Universal Protection Service
      $11/hr
      Range: $9 - $14
      21 salaries
      $11/hr
      $9$14
      Contemporary Services Corporation
      $11/hr
      Range: $8 - $17
      20 salaries
      $11/hr
      $8$17
      Guardsmark
      $12/hr
      Range: $10 - $19
      19 salaries
      $12/hr
      $10$19
      Whelan Security
      $11/hr
      Range: $9 - $15
      19 salaries
      $11/hr
      $9$15
      Command Security
      $13/hr
      Range: $10 - $18
      16 salaries
      $13/hr
      $10$18
      FJC Security
      $14/hr
      Range: $10 - $20
      15 salaries
      $14/hr
      $10$20

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $14
      hourly
      An Armed Security Officer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $14 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Private Practice / Firm
      $16
      hourly
      A Security Officer in the Boulder, CO Area area reported making $16 per hour
      Additional Pay
      $1 cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      Boulder, CO Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      $15
      hourly
      A Security Guard in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $15 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Los Angeles, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Private
      $11
      hourly
      A Security Officer in the Cleveland, OH Area area reported making $11 per hour
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Cleveland, OH Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $16
      hourly
      A Security Guard in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $16 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Austin, TX Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Contract
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