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Security Guard Security Service Salary

$30,934 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Security Guard Security Service is $30,934 a year and $15 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Security Guard Security Service is between $24,012 and $36,537. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Security Guard Security Service. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Observes and reports activities at client's site assigned by security contract service.
  • Supplies security and safety for client's property and personnel.
  • Controls access to site by ensuring proper identification of employees or visitors and prepares security logs.
  • Assists visitors with legitimate need to gain entry to facility.
  • Monitors entrances and exits to facility, either at guard station, or by closed-circuit television, and acts to prevent unapproved or unlawful entry.
  • Makes periodic walking tours of buildings and grounds to check doors, windows, and other entries to ensure they are properly secured.
  • Reports any observed irregularities, such as presence of unauthorized people, fire hazards, leaking pipes, unsecured entries, and faulty equipment.
Security Guard Security Service Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Security Guards

Job family population: 1,105,440

Estimated population of Security Guard Security Service jobs: 83,350

Rate of error: 0.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About United States

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or 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), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

Security Guard Security Service Job Listings for United States

Security Guard American Canyon
Jun 18
American Canyon, CA, USA
PACWEST Security Services
PACWEST Security Services 24301 Southland Drive #621 Hayward, CA 94545 phone: (510) 782-7100 CA License PPO 12551 Currently hiring for: * Security Guard - Full Time $15.00 * Security Guard ...
*Weekend Graveyard Security Guard needed in San Pedro*
May 10
San Pedro, CA, USA
Centurion Security Services Inc
Centurion Security Services, has over 18 years of providing security guard services to the Southern California Region. *YOU MUST HAVE A GUARD CARD* OPEN POSTS: SAN PEDRO **Friday & Saturday OR ...
Unarmed / Armed Security Guard
Jun 7
Las Vegas, NV, USA
DTA Security Services, LLC
Part-Time Why Work Here? "Family Business, Great Co-workers, Professional" DTA Security Services has immediate career openings for committed and professional Security Officers to be part of our ...
Security Guard/ Customer Service
Jun 13
Las Vegas, NV, USA
Express Employment Professionals
We are seeking a Security Guard/ Customer Service Person to become an integral part of our team. The selected individual will patrol and secure assigned premises in a parking area and building as ...
Security Officer - MUST HAVE GUARD CARD
Jun 12
Oakland, CA, USA
All Nation Security Services, inc.
Thank you for your interest in All Nation Security Services. Must come interview ready and have your original valid CA Id or DL, original social security guard and your valid CA guard card. WE HAVE ...
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