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Security Guard Security Service Salary
in Boston, Massachusetts

$35,451 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Security Guard Security Service is $35,451 a year and $17 an hour in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The average salary range for a Security Guard Security Service is between $27,517 and $41,871. 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 Boston, Massachusetts.

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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 Boston, Massachusetts, 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 Boston, Massachusetts

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Description: Boston is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 694,583 in 2018, making it also the most populous city in New England. Boston is the seat of Suffolk County as well, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area known as Greater Boston, a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) home to a census-estimated 4.8 million people in 2016 and ranking as the tenth-largest such area in the country...

Security Guard Security Service Job Listings for Boston, Massachusetts

Security Guard (Unarmed) - Everett
May 23
Everett, Massachusetts, USA
Alliance Detective & Security Service Inc
Alliance Detective & Security Service, Inc, seeks to hire unarmed security guards who are friendly, professional and have customer service and security experience. Work shifts: Part-time and ...
Security Guard
May 17
Westborough, MA, USA
Securitas Security Services USA
We are seeking a Security Guard to become an integral part of our team. The selected individual will patrol and secure assigned premises as well as identify risks to staff and patrons.
Jun 10
Boston, MA, USA
Andy Frain Services
EVENT SECURITY GUARD - (J60MA-00020) Job Summary: Staff needed for an upcoming high-profile ... We are looking for security officers and event staff with a strong background in Customer Service ...
Unarmed Security Officers
Jun 3
Salem, NH, USA
Brosnan Risk Consultants, LTD
Guard Client and Client's facility and property and deter against fire, theft, pilferage, malicious ... The scope of security services includes unarmed law enforcement personnel, unarmed security ...
Lead IT Security Engineer
Jun 13
North Billerica, MA, USA
... Guard Duty, WAF/Shield - Experience with automating a Security Operations Center and SIEM ... service from Boston or Cambridge - Generous salary plus bonus So, if you are a Lead IT Security ...
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