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Deck Guard Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$29,456 (USD)

Average Salary

$14/hr

Average Hourly

$303

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 27, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Deck Guard is $29,456 a year and $14 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Deck Guard is between $24,959 and $34,551. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • 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.
Deck Guard Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Security Guards

Job family population: 1,105,440

Estimated population of Deck Guard jobs: 78,177

Rate of error: 0.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$34,148
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

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