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Security Officer Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$28,963/yr
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$23K
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$29K
Average
$41K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

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

The national average salary for a Security Officer is $28,963 in United States. Filter by location to see Security Officer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 16,031 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Security Officer employees.

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      Securitas Security Services USA
      $11/hr
      Range: $7 - $21
      579 salaries
      $11/hr
      $7$21
      Allied Universal
      $12/hr
      Range: $8 - $22
      495 salaries
      $12/hr
      $8$22
      Securitas
      $25,277/yr
      Range: $19K - $48K
      382 salaries
      $25,277/yr
      $19K$48K
      AlliedBarton
      $11/hr
      Range: $8 - $21
      317 salaries
      $11/hr
      $8$21
      U.S. Security Associates
      $11/hr
      Range: $8 - $19
      277 salaries
      $11/hr
      $8$19
      Securitas
      $11/hr
      Range: $8 - $25
      241 salaries
      $11/hr
      $8$25
      Securitas Security Services USA
      $25,822/yr
      Range: $17K - $36K
      230 salaries
      $25,822/yr
      $17K$36K

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      AlliedBarton
      $26,441/yr
      Range: $18K - $56K
      187 salaries
      $26,441/yr
      $18K$56K
      Universal Protection Service
      $11/hr
      Range: $8 - $17
      183 salaries
      $11/hr
      $8$17
      Whelan Security
      $11/hr
      Range: $7 - $17
      116 salaries
      $11/hr
      $7$17
      G4S
      $12/hr
      Range: $10 - $18
      98 salaries
      $12/hr
      $10$18
      G4S Secure Solutions
      $12/hr
      Range: $9 - $19
      93 salaries
      $12/hr
      $9$19
      Guardsmark
      $12/hr
      Range: $9 - $17
      66 salaries
      $12/hr
      $9$17
      HSS
      $12/hr
      Range: $11 - $15
      53 salaries
      $12/hr
      $11$15
      ABM Industries
      $11/hr
      Range: $8 - $15
      48 salaries
      $11/hr
      $8$15
      Per Mar Security Services
      $24,396/yr
      Range: $17K - $26K
      45 salaries
      $24,396/yr
      $17K$26K
      SOS Security
      $12/hr
      Range: $10 - $19
      42 salaries
      $12/hr
      $10$19
      Inter-Con Security
      $36,902/yr
      Range: $34K - $60K
      41 salaries
      $36,902/yr
      $34K$60K
      Andrews International
      $13/hr
      Range: $10 - $27
      38 salaries
      $13/hr
      $10$27
      SecurAmerica
      $11/hr
      Range: $10 - $18
      37 salaries
      $11/hr
      $10$18

      Recent Salary Reports

      Below are the most recent Security Officer 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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