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Security Guard Salaries in United States

2,399 SalariesUpdated Sep 19, 2017
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The national average Security Guard salary is $28,004. Filter by location to see Security Guard salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 12,448 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Security Guard employees.

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    Securitas Security Services USA
    $11/hr
    193 salaries
    $11/hr
    $8$21
    U.S. Security Associates
    $11/hr
    120 salaries
    $11/hr
    $8$17
    AlliedBarton
    $11/hr
    113 salaries
    $11/hr
    $8$19
    Universal Protection Service
    $11/hr
    89 salaries
    $11/hr
    $8$16

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    Securitas
    $11/hr
    66 salaries
    $11/hr
    $9$17
    Allied Universal
    $12/hr
    47 salaries
    $12/hr
    $8$17
    G4S
    $12/hr
    26 salaries
    $12/hr
    $9$17
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      G4S Secure Solutions
      $12/hr
      23 salaries
      $12/hr
      $10$14
      Guardsmark
      $12/hr
      22 salaries
      $12/hr
      $10$18
      SOS Security
      $11/hr
      20 salaries
      $11/hr
      $8$15
      Whelan Security
      $10/hr
      16 salaries
      $10/hr
      $9$12
      Contemporary Services Corporation
      $10/hr
      15 salaries
      $10/hr
      $8$17
      Command Security
      $12/hr
      15 salaries
      $12/hr
      $9$16
      Signal 88 Security
      $11/hr
      14 salaries
      $11/hr
      $9$12
      Apollo International
      $12/hr
      13 salaries
      $12/hr
      $10$17
      FJC Security
      $12/hr
      12 salaries
      $12/hr
      $9$16
      Securitas Security Services USA
      $24,847/yr
      11 salaries
      $24,847/yr
      $17K$33K
      DK Security
      $10/hr
      10 salaries
      $10/hr
      $9$12
      Andy Frain
      $9/hr
      10 salaries
      $9/hr
      $8$12
      St. Moritz Security
      $11/hr
      10 salaries
      $11/hr
      $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 Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $13 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Los Angeles, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Public
      $30,937
      per year
      A Security Officer in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $30,937 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Chicago, IL Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      School / School District
      $12
      hourly
      A Security Officer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $12 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Contract
       
      10000+ employees
      Contract
      $12
      hourly
      A Security Guard in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $12 per hour
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Chicago, IL Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Contract
      $13
      hourly
      A Security Officer in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $13 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Denver, CO Area area
       
      Full-time
      1001 to 5000 employees
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