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Security Guard Security Service Salary
in District of Columbia, United States

$34,725 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$382

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Security Guard Security Service is $34,725 a year and $17 an hour in District of Columbia, United States. The average salary range for a Security Guard Security Service is between $29,119 and $41,014. 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 District of Columbia, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • 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 District of Columbia, 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:
$40,256
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About District of Columbia, United States

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Description: Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States. Founded after the American Revolution as the seat of government of the newly independent country, Washington was named after George Washington, the first president of the United States and a Founding Father. As the seat of the United States federal government and several international organizations, Washington is an important world political capital. The city is also one of the most visited cities in the world, with more than 20 million tourists annually.The signing of the Residence...

Security Guard Security Service Job Listings for District of Columbia, United States

Armed Security Guard - (OCONUS)
May 16
Washington, DC, USA
Reed International Inc.
Perform internal guard services to include but not limited to, vehicle and personnel entry control points (ECP), perimeter towers, internal roving patrols and armed and unarmed escort guard services.
Security Officer Account Manager
Jun 28
Washington, DC, USA
Colorado Security Agency
We are seeking a Security Officer Account Manager to join our team! You will resolve customer ... guard service as well as personal, individual protection and Private Investigative Services. CSA ...
Sr. Systems Security Engineer with Security Clearance
May 30
Wash, United States
Engineering Services Group GS
... Guards (HAGs) and Controlled Interface Devices (CIDs) o Support development of Radiant Mercury (RM) Controlled Interface for use on assets to include: RM Rule Set development; Acknowledge/Not ...
Unarmed Security Officer
Jun 28
Washington, DC, USA
Colorado Security Agency
... guard service as well as personal, individual protection and Private Investigative Services. CSA ... CSA provides affordable, experienced and well trained security guards and is licensed and bonded in ...
Information Technology Cybersecurity Specialist, GS-2210-14 - Washington
Jul 10
Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Department of Homeland Security
... Security, United States Coast Guard, Deputy Commandant for Mission Support, Assistant Commandant ... Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service. * Overtime work may be ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Security Guard Security Service is $34,725 a year and $17 an hour in District of Columbia, United States. The average salary range for a Security Guard Security Service is between $29,119 and $41,014. 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 District of Columbia, United States.

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Security Guard Security Service Job Listings for District of Columbia, United States

Armed Security Guard - (OCONUS)
May 16
Washington, DC, USA
Reed International Inc.
Perform internal guard services to include but not limited to, vehicle and personnel entry control points (ECP), perimeter towers, internal roving patrols and armed and unarmed escort guard services.
Security Officer Account Manager
Jun 28
Washington, DC, USA
Colorado Security Agency
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