How much does a Security Officer make?

Updated Jan 21, 2022

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Employer Size

Experience

$32,049 /yr
Average Base Pay

15,305 salaries

$22K

Low

$32K

Average

$47K

High

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How much does a Security Officer make? The national average salary for a Security Officer is $32,049 in United States. Filter by location to see Security Officer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 15,305 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Security Officer employees.

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What is the salary trajectory for a Security Officer?

$32,049 /yr
Security Officer
$41,645 /yr
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What are some related job titles for a Security Officer?

Armed Security Officer

$36,029

per year

Information Security Officer

$107,761

per year

Loss Prevention

$35,091

per year

Nuclear Security Officer

$51,197

per year

Recent User Submitted Salaries for Security Officer in United States of America

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$3,995

/moAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Security Officer with more than 15 years of experience

$19

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Armed Security Guard with 4 to 6 years of experience

$25

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Security Officer with more than 15 years of experience

$16

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Security Guard with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$18

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Security Officer with 7 to 9 years of experience

$15

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Security Officer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$70,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Security Officer with 4 to 6 years of experience

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Allied Universal
3

Allied Universal

Security Officer - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $10 - $35

$10

$35

$10 - $35 Range

Securitas
3.2

Securitas

Security Officer - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $9 - $28

$9

$28

$9 - $28 Range

Securitas Security Services USA
2.8

Securitas Security Services USA

Security Officer - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $8 - $28

$8

$28

$8 - $28 Range

G4S Secure Solutions
3.3

G4S Secure Solutions

Security Officer - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $10 - $33

$10

$33

$10 - $33 Range

AlliedBarton
2.9

AlliedBarton

Security Officer - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $9 - $26

$9

$26

$9 - $26 Range

Brosnan Risk Consultants
3.2

Brosnan Risk Consultants

Security Officer - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $9 - $26

$9

$26

$9 - $26 Range

Allied Universal
3

Allied Universal

Security Officer - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $8 - $26

$8

$26

$8 - $26 Range

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GardaWorld
3.4

GardaWorld

Security Officer - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $10 - $37

$10

$37

$10 - $37 Range

G4S
3.3

G4S

Security Officer - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $10 - $28

$10

$28

$10 - $28 Range

Sunstates Security
4.3

Sunstates Security

Security Officer - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $10 - $25

$10

$25

$10 - $25 Range

U.S. Security Associates
2.8

U.S. Security Associates

Security Officer - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $8 - $766

$8

$766

$8 - $766 Range

DSI Security
3.2

DSI Security

Security Officer - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $8 - $31

$8

$31

$8 - $31 Range

Marksman Security
3.4

Marksman Security

Security Officer - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $11 - $18

$11

$18

$11 - $18 Range

Universal Protection Service
2.8

Universal Protection Service

Security Officer - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $9 - $23

$9

$23

$9 - $23 Range

Inter-Con Security
3

Inter-Con Security

Security Officer - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $12 - $46

$12

$46

$12 - $46 Range

SecurAmerica
2.9

SecurAmerica

Security Officer - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $10 - $25

$10

$25

$10 - $25 Range

Bulldog Security Services
4.3

Bulldog Security Services

Security Officer - Monthly

$5,437

 /mo
Range: $5K - $6K

$5K

$6K

$5,417 - $5,598 Range

Metro One Loss Prevention
3

Metro One Loss Prevention

Security Officer - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $9 - $24

$9

$24

$9 - $24 Range

St. Moritz Security
2.9

St. Moritz Security

Security Officer - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $11 - $18

$11

$18

$11 - $18 Range

Securitas
3.2

Securitas

Security Officer - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $9 - $28

$9

$28

$9 - $28 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Security Officer salaries

The national average salary for a Security Officer is $32,049 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Security Officer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 15305 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Security Officer employees.

The highest salary for a Security Officer in United States is $46,631 per year.

The lowest salary for a Security Officer in United States is $22,026 per year.

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