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Gate Guard Salary

$33,051 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$383

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 20, 2019

The average pay for a Gate Guard is $33,051 a year and $16 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Gate Guard is between $25,587 and $39,104. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Gate Guard. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Guards entrance gate of industrial plant and grounds, warehouse, or other property to control traffic to and from buildings and grounds.
  • Opens gate to allow entrance or exit of employees, truckers, and authorized visitors.
  • Checks credentials or approved roster before admitting anyone.
  • Issues passes at own discretion or on instructions from superiors.
  • Guides visitors and truckers to various parts of grounds or buildings.
  • Inspects outgoing traffic to prevent unauthorized removal of company property or products.
Gate Guard Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Security Guards

Job family population: 1,114,380

Estimated population of Gate Guard jobs: 81,517

Rate of error: 0.9%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$38,315
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Gate Guard Job Listings for United States

Construction Gate Guard
Nov 5
Augusta, GA, USA
Patterson-Brown & Associates
We are seeking a Construction Gate Guard to become an integral part of our team. The selected individual will secure assigned premises as well as identify risks to staff and patrons. Responsibilities
Gate Guards/Attendants
Oct 28
Carrizo Springs, Texas, USA
Guard 1 Services
Guard 1 Services, is a forward-thinking security company providing industry-leading protection for ... Guard 1 Services is seeking independent contractors IMMEDIATELY to work as gate guards/attendants ...
Gate Guard Community's
Sep 22
Scottsdale, United States
SAFE and Safeguard Security
Gate Guard will be responsible for overseeing the safe and secure operation of the entrance to a gated community including: KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: * Provide vehicle access control services in a ...
Security Guard, Access Control /Truck Gate, City of Industry
Nov 8
City of Industry, United States
Allied Universal
PART-TIME Logistics Center- Access Control - Truck Gate City of Industry, CA Allied Universal is seeking Professional Security Guards. Our Security Guards allow us to contribute to our company's core ...
GATEHOUSE SECURITY GUARD (WITH AN ACTIVE D) MIRAMAR AREA
Nov 7
Miramar, FL, USA
State Security Inc
We are seeking a GATEHOUSE SECURITY GUARD (WITH AN ACTIVE D) in the MIRAMAR AREA to become an integral part of our team. The selected individual MUST posses the following ​​ Qualifications

The average pay for a Gate Guard is $33,051 a year and $16 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Gate Guard is between $25,587 and $39,104. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Gate Guard. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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