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Day Guard Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$31,937 (USD)

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The average pay for a Day Guard is $31,937 a year and $15 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Day Guard is between $31,199 and $37,462. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Guards industrial or commercial property against fire, theft, vandalism, and illegal entry, performing any combination of following duties.
  • Patrols, periodically, buildings and grounds of industrial plant or commercial establishment, docks, logging camp area, or work site.
  • Examines doors, windows, and gates to determine that they are secure.
  • Warns violators of rule infractions, such as loitering, smoking, or carrying forbidden articles, and apprehends or expels miscreants.
  • Inspects equipment and machinery to ascertain if tampering has occurred.
  • Watches for and reports irregularities, such as fire hazards, leaking water pipes, and security doors left unlocked.
  • Observes departing personnel to guard against theft of company property.
  • Sounds alarm or calls police or fire department by telephone in case of fire or presence of unauthorized persons.
  • Permits authorized persons to enter property.
  • May register at watch stations to record time of inspection trips.
  • May record data, such as property damage, unusual occurrences, and malfunctioning of machinery or equipment, for use of supervisory staff.
  • May perform janitorial duties and set thermostatic controls to maintain specified temperature in buildings or cold storage rooms.
  • May tend furnace or boiler.
  • May be deputized to arrest trespassers.
  • May regulate vehicle and pedestrian traffic at plant entrance to maintain orderly flow.
  • May patrol site with guard dog on leash.
  • May watch for fires and be designated fire patroller.
  • May be designated according to shift worked as day guard; area guarded as dock guard (a.
Day Guard Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Security Guards

Job family population: 1,105,440

Estimated population of Day Guard jobs: 78,177

Rate of error: 0.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Day Guard Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Security Guard
May 8
Far Rockaway, NY, USA
Adult Day Program
We are seeking a Security Guard to become an integral part of our team. The selected individual will patrol and secure assigned premises as well as identify risks to staff and patrons.
Asset Protection / Loss Prevention Security Guard, Full Time: Downtown Flushing
May 16
Flushing, United States
Job Overview : The Security Guard's primary responsibility is to deter theft, communicate ... Flexible with scheduling and available to work retail hours, which may include day, evening ...
Security Guard
Mar 29
New York, NY, USA
Park East Synagogue
​ A Day School & Synagogue in search of Qualified and Experienced Security Guard to add to the team. Responsibilities of the Security Guard include but are not limited to: * Providing a secure and ...
Security Officer, Fire Guard (F-02)
Mar 12
Bronx, NY, USA
Prime Protective Bureau
We are the leader in providing quality security services by supporting our employees in the day to ... We are looking for NYS licensed security officers with a valid F-02 Fire Guard Certificate OR valid ...
OSHA 30 Security Guard- Hiring Immediately!!!
Mar 19
New York, NY, USA
Brosnan Risk Consultants
-Access control of busy construction site -Maintain daily records of events for the day ... security guard license -OSHA 30 certification -S60 Fire Guard (Watchperson) Preferred Company ...
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