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Security Officer Salaries

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13,546 SalariesUpdated Feb 23, 2018
Average Base Pay
$27,510/yr
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$22K
Low
$28K
Average
$39K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

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

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

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      Securitas Security Services USA
      $12/hr
      Range: $7 - $22
      514 salaries
      $12
      $7$22
      Securitas
      $25,547/yr
      Range: $19K - $48K
      380 salaries
      $25,547
      $19K$48K
      AlliedBarton
      $12/hr
      Range: $8 - $24
      347 salaries
      $12
      $8$24
      Allied Universal
      $12/hr
      Range: $8 - $22
      255 salaries
      $12
      $8$22
      U.S. Security Associates
      $11/hr
      Range: $7 - $17
      236 salaries
      $11
      $7$17
      Securitas Security Services USA
      $25,995/yr
      Range: $17K - $34K
      222 salaries
      $25,995
      $17K$34K
      Securitas
      $11/hr
      Range: $8 - $20
      188 salaries
      $11
      $8$20

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      AlliedBarton
      $26,996/yr
      Range: $18K - $56K
      187 salaries
      $26,996
      $18K$56K
      Universal Protection Service
      $11/hr
      Range: $8 - $17
      181 salaries
      $11
      $8$17
      Whelan Security
      $11/hr
      Range: $7 - $17
      106 salaries
      $11
      $7$17
      G4S
      $12/hr
      Range: $10 - $17
      78 salaries
      $12
      $10$17
      G4S Secure Solutions
      $12/hr
      Range: $9 - $18
      66 salaries
      $12
      $9$18
      Guardsmark
      $12/hr
      Range: $9 - $17
      65 salaries
      $12
      $9$17
      ABM Industries
      $11/hr
      Range: $8 - $15
      48 salaries
      $11
      $8$15
      HSS
      $12/hr
      Range: $11 - $15
      46 salaries
      $12
      $11$15
      Per Mar Security Services
      $24,022/yr
      Range: $17K - $26K
      45 salaries
      $24,022
      $17K$26K
      Inter-Con Security
      $38,467/yr
      Range: $34K - $60K
      41 salaries
      $38,467
      $34K$60K
      Andrews International
      $14/hr
      Range: $10 - $27
      34 salaries
      $14
      $10$27
      SecurAmerica
      $12/hr
      Range: $10 - $18
      32 salaries
      $12
      $10$18
      Hilton
      $28,897/yr
      Range: $26K - $36K
      32 salaries
      $28,897
      $26K$36K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $35,000
      per year
      A Security Officer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $35,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      New York City, NY Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
      $10
      hourly
      An Armed Security Guard in the Baton Rouge, LA Area area reported making $10 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Baton Rouge, LA Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Company - Private
      $13
      hourly
      A Security Officer/EMT in the Battle Creek, MI Area area reported making $13 per hour
      Additional Pay
      $2 cash bonus
      $432 tips/gratuities
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Battle Creek, MI Area area
       
      Full-time
      1001 to 5000 employees
      $10
      hourly
      An Unarmed Security Officer in the Jefferson City, MO Area area reported making $10 per hour
      Job Highlights
      Jefferson City, MO Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Company - Private
      $11
      hourly
      A Security Officer in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $11 per hour
      Job Highlights
      Atlanta, GA Area area
      Part-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
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