Security Officer Salaries in United States

19,703 SalariesUpdated Aug 8, 2020

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$26,520 / yr
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How much does a Security Officer make?

The national average salary for a Security Officer is $26,520 in United States. Filter by location to see Security Officer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 19,703 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Security Officer employees.

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Security Officer - Hourly

Allied Universal

$13/hr

Range: $8 - $26

718 salaries

$13/hr
$8$26

Security Officer - Hourly

Securitas Security Services USA

$12/hr

Range: $8 - $26

484 salaries

$12/hr
$8$26

Security Officer

Securitas

$27,106/yr

Range: $14K - $38K

392 salaries

$27,106/yr
$14K$38K

Security Officer - Hourly

Securitas

$13/hr

Range: $7 - $849

349 salaries

$13/hr
$7$849

Security Officer - Hourly

AlliedBarton

$12/hr

Range: $8 - $24

259 salaries

$12/hr
$8$24

Security Officer - Hourly

U.S. Security Associates

$12/hr

Range: $8 - $757

244 salaries

$12/hr
$8$757

Security Officer

Securitas Security Services USA

$27,717/yr

Range: $18K - $38K

229 salaries

$27,717/yr
$18K$38K

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Security Officer

AlliedBarton

$28,391/yr

Range: $23K - $61K

187 salaries

$28,391/yr
$23K$61K

Security Officer - Hourly

Universal Protection Service

$11/hr

Range: $9 - $19

161 salaries

$11/hr
$9$19

Security Officer - Hourly

G4S Secure Solutions

$13/hr

Range: $8 - $20

139 salaries

$13/hr
$8$20

Security Officer - Hourly

Allied Universal

$13/hr

Range: $9 - $30

132 salaries

$13/hr
$9$30

Security Officer - Hourly

G4S

$13/hr

Range: $10 - $21

115 salaries

$13/hr
$10$21

Security Officer - Hourly

Securitas Security Services USA

$11/hr

Range: $9 - $19

103 salaries

$11/hr
$9$19

Security Officer - Hourly

Whelan Security

$12/hr

Range: $8 - $18

102 salaries

$12/hr
$8$18

Security Officer - Hourly

Guardsmark

$13/hr

Range: $10 - $18

60 salaries

$13/hr
$10$18

Security Officer - Hourly

AlliedBarton

$12/hr

Range: $10 - $19

59 salaries

$12/hr
$10$19

Security Officer - Hourly

Securitas

$12/hr

Range: $9 - $16

56 salaries

$12/hr
$9$16

Security Officer - Hourly

HSS

$13/hr

Range: $11 - $17

54 salaries

$13/hr
$11$17

Security Officer - Hourly

SOS Security

$13/hr

Range: $10 - $20

50 salaries

$13/hr
$10$20

Security Officer - Hourly

SecurAmerica

$12/hr

Range: $10 - $20

50 salaries

$12/hr
$10$20
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Recent Salary Reports

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$16
hourly
A Security Officer in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Denver, CO Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$12
hourly
An Unarmed Security Officer in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $12 per hour
Job Highlights
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$42,000
per year
A Security Officer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $42,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$18
hourly
A Security Officer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$15
hourly
A Security Guard in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
Austin, TX Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$19
hourly
A Security Officer in the Las Vegas, NV Area area reported making $19 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Las Vegas, NV Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$11
hourly
A Security Guard in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $11 per hour
Job Highlights
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$16
hourly
A Security Officer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$16
hourly
A Security Officer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$19
hourly
A Security Officer in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $19 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
Part-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private