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Guard Captain Salary
in Arlington, Virginia

$89,895 (USD)

Average Salary

$43/hr

Average Hourly

$3,497

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 13, 2019

The average pay for a Guard Captain is $89,895 a year and $43 an hour in Arlington, Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Guard Captain is between $63,925 and $111,206. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Arlington, Virginia.

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:
  • Supervises and coordinates activities of guard force of establishment, such as industrial plant, department store, or museum.
  • Assigns personnel to posts or patrol, according to size and nature of establishment and protection requirements.
  • Interprets security rules and directs subordinates in enforcing compliance, such as issuance of security badges, photographing of employees, and safekeeping of forbidden articles carried by visitors.
  • Responds to calls from subordinates to direct activities during fires, storms, riots, or other emergencies.
  • Inspects or directs inspection of premises to test alarm systems, detect safety hazards, and to ensure that safety rules are posted and enforced.
  • Examines fire extinguishers and other safety equipment for serviceability.
  • Reports irregularities and hazards to appropriate personnel.
  • Cooperates with police, fire, and civil defense authorities in problems affecting establishment.
  • May select and train subordinates in protective procedures, first aid, fire safety, and other duties.
  • May be designated according to rank or according to establishment served.
Guard Captain Job Prevalence in Arlington, Virginia, United States

Job family: First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other

Job family population: 78,610

Estimated population of Guard Captain jobs: 15,250

Rate of error: 2.0%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$104,214
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Guard Captain Job Listings for Arlington, Virginia

***$200 Sign On Bonus Available!*** Site Captain
Dec 11
Hanover, MD, USA
Sunstates Security, LLC
We are currently hiring for a full-time Site Captain in the Hanover area ... Candidates must have a current MD Guard Card, previous security and supervisory experience
Security Captain Shift Supervisor
Dec 3
Ashburn, United States
Allied Universal
Allied Universal Services is currently searching for a Professional Security Captain Shift ... Must be able to obtain a valid Guard License as required in the state for which you are applying
Sports Minded Marketing + Sales
Dec 12
Reisterstown, MD, USA
Deca Capital
... guard, security, seal, seals, vetran, sergeant major, major, officer, lieutenant, captain, colonel general, admiral, private, recruit, recruiter, seaman, event, demonstration, demo, lead, event lead ...
Territory Sales Associate
Nov 20
Ellicott City, MD, USA
Deca Capital
... guard, security, seal, seals, vetran, sergeant major, major, officer, lieutenant, captain, colonel general, admiral, private, recruit, recruiter, seaman, event, demonstration, demo, lead, event lead ...
Site Supervisor
Sep 17
Silver Spring, MD, USA
BTI Security
Site Supervisor BTI currently seeks a Site Supervisor (Captain) to provide supervision and ... security guard services contract. Specialized experience includes: Project development and ...

The average pay for a Guard Captain is $89,895 a year and $43 an hour in Arlington, Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Guard Captain is between $63,925 and $111,206. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Arlington, Virginia.

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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***$200 Sign On Bonus Available!*** Site Captain
Dec 11
Hanover, MD, USA
Sunstates Security, LLC
We are currently hiring for a full-time Site Captain in the Hanover area ... Candidates must have a current MD Guard Card, previous security and supervisory experience
Security Captain Shift Supervisor
Dec 3
Ashburn, United States
Allied Universal
Allied Universal Services is currently searching for a Professional Security Captain Shift ... Must be able to obtain a valid Guard License as required in the state for which you are applying
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