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Guard Security Salary

$36,409 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$455

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 16, 2019

The average pay for a Guard Security is $36,409 a year and $18 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Guard Security is between $27,595 and $43,670. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Guard Security. 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 industrial or commercial property against fire, theft, vandalism, and illegal entry.
  • Patrols, periodically, buildings and grounds of industrial plant or commercial establishment, docks, or work site.
  • Examines doors, windows, and gates to determine that they are secure.
  • Preserves order and enforces security regulations.
  • Warns violators of rule infractions, such as loitering, smoking, or carrying forbidden articles, and apprehends or expels culprits.
  • Inspects equipment and machinery to ascertain if tampering has occurred.
  • Watches for and reports conditions that could result in injury or loss due to fire hazards, leaking pipes, spills, faulty equipment, etc.
  • Checks personnel for proper identification and clearance.
  • Permits authorized people to enter property.
  • Checks incoming and outgoing packages.
  • Observes departing personnel to guard against theft of company property.
Guard Security Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Security Guards

Job family population: 1,114,380

Estimated population of Guard Security jobs: 84,024

Rate of error: 0.9%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$42,208
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Guard Security Job Listings for United States

Roving Duty Officer - Richmond
Nov 27
Richmond, VA, USA
Top Guard Security
Top Guard Security is seeking responsible individuals to conduct vehicle and/or foot patrol to secure facilities and protect clients's employees, customers, tenants, and property from harm, theft ...
PROFESSIONAL ARMED SECURITY OFFICER CHESAPEAKE
Nov 25
Chesapeake, VA, USA
Top Guard Security
Top Guard Security is seeking in responsible individuals to secure client facilities and protect client's employees, customers, tenants, and property from harm, theft, illegal actions, and other ...
SECURITY GUARDS for ORANGE COUNTY $14 hourly 1-day hiring process
Nov 18
Orange County, CA, USA
Secure Guard Security Services
Guard Card * Driver's License * Can work graveyard and/ or weekends * Spanish speaking a plus ... Secure Guard Security Services is looking for part-time and full-time security guards. Positions ...
Hiring Security Full Time Positions Across Orange County
Oct 30
Irvine, CA, USA
Secure Guard Security Services
Secure Guard Security Services is Hiring for positions all across Orange County Any Guard with Military background encouraged to apply! * Must be willing to reply in a timely manner and willing to ...
Administrative Assistant
Nov 21
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Elite Guard Security LLC
Administrative Assistant (North Phila Area) ELITE GUARD SECURITY LLC, a rapidly growing security company is in need of an Administrative Assistant with a dynamic personality. This individual will ...

The average pay for a Guard Security is $36,409 a year and $18 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Guard Security is between $27,595 and $43,670. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Guard Security. 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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