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Security Guard Security Service Salary
in California, United States

$33,475 (USD)

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Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Security Guard Security Service is $33,475 a year and $16 an hour in California, United States. The average salary range for a Security Guard Security Service is between $25,984 and $39,538. 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 California, 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 California, 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 California, United States

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Description: California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States. With 39.6 million residents, California is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area. The state capital is Sacramento. The Greater Los Angeles Area and the San Francisco Bay Area are the nation's second- and fifth-most populous urban regions, with 18.7 million and 9.7 million residents respectively. Los Angeles is California's most populous city, and the country's second-most populous, after New York City. California also has the nation's most populous county, Los Angeles County, and its largest county by area, San Bernardino County...

Security Guard Security Service Job Listings for California, United States

Security Guard San Leando
Jun 12
San Leandro, 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: * Full Time Security Guards $15.00 * Part Time Security Guards ...
Unarmed Security Guard
Jun 5
Modesto, CA, USA
Quality Security Services
Unarmed Security Officers Wanted Looking to employ customer service oriented Unarmed Security Guards for a restaurant type environment . Duties: * Watch for underage drinking * No dancing allowed ...
Security Guards LA County
Jun 10
Duarte, CA, USA
PACWEST Security Services
PACWEST Security Services' reputation precedes all others. PACWEST is a privately owned state licensed security guard company. Organically grown since 1994, our success has not been from acquisition ...
Unarmed Security Guards
Jun 4
Sacramento, CA, USA
Quality Security Services
Unarmed Security Officers Wanted Looking to employ customer service oriented Unarmed Security ... Possess a valid California Guard card * Valid California Driver's License * Has a clean driving ...
*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 ...
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