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Security Guard Salaries in United States

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

Additional Cash Compensation

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

The national average salary for a Security Guard is $28,963 in United States. Filter by location to see Security Guard salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 16,031 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
      150 salaries
      $12/hr
      $9$18
      U.S. Security Associates
      $11/hr
      Range: $9 - $18
      113 salaries
      $11/hr
      $9$18
      Securitas
      $11/hr
      Range: $9 - $20
      91 salaries
      $11/hr
      $9$20
      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: $8 - $20
      37 salaries
      $12/hr
      $8$20
      AlliedBarton
      $11/hr
      Range: $9 - $14
      33 salaries
      $11/hr
      $9$14
      G4S
      $12/hr
      Range: $10 - $19
      33 salaries
      $12/hr
      $10$19
      U.S. Security Associates
      $11/hr
      Range: $9 - $15
      28 salaries
      $11/hr
      $9$15
      G4S Secure Solutions
      $12/hr
      Range: $11 - $15
      26 salaries
      $12/hr
      $11$15
      SOS Security
      $13/hr
      Range: $10 - $17
      24 salaries
      $13/hr
      $10$17
      Securitas
      $11/hr
      Range: $10 - $17
      23 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 - $16
      20 salaries
      $11/hr
      $8$16
      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
      FJC Security
      $14/hr
      Range: $10 - $20
      15 salaries
      $14/hr
      $10$20
      Command Security
      $13/hr
      Range: $10 - $18
      15 salaries
      $13/hr
      $10$18

      Recent Salary Reports

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      $12
      hourly
      A Security Guard in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $12 per hour
      Job Highlights
      Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Private
      $14
      hourly
      An Armed Security Officer in the Pensacola, FL Area area reported making $14 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Pensacola, FL Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $10
      hourly
      A Security Officer in the Columbus, OH Area area reported making $10 per hour
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Columbus, OH Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Contract
      $12
      hourly
      A Non-Commissioned Security Officer in the College Station, TX Area area reported making $12 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      College Station, TX Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Private
      $26
      hourly
      A Protective Security Officer in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $26 per hour
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
      Full-time
       
      501 to 1000 employees
      Company - Private