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Security Guard Security Service Salary
in Charleston, South Carolina

$28,868 (USD)

Average Salary

$14/hr

Average Hourly

$318

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 09, 2019

The average pay for a Security Guard Security Service is $28,868 a year and $14 an hour in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. The average salary range for a Security Guard Security Service is between $22,408 and $34,096. 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 Charleston, South Carolina.

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:
  • 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 Charleston, South Carolina, United States

Job family: Security Guards

Job family population: 1,114,380

Estimated population of Security Guard Security Service jobs: 84,024

Rate of error: 0.9%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$33,466
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About Charleston, South Carolina

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Description: Charleston is the oldest and largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina, known for its large role in the American slave trade. The city is the county seat of Charleston County, and the principal city in the Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city lies just south of the geographical midpoint of South Carolina's coastline and is located on Charleston Harbor, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean formed by the confluence of the Ashley, Cooper, and Wando rivers. Charleston had an estimated population of 136,208 in 2018. The estimated population of the Charleston metropolitan area...

Security Guard Security Service Job Listings for Charleston, South Carolina

Sales Clerk
Dec 4
Charleston, SC, USA
Coast Guard Community Services Command
Sell merchandise, and provide outstanding customer service, which may require demonstration and/or ... security determination. Applicants must provide this information with their application for ...
Military Police - Police Officer (31B)
Oct 8
Charleston, United States
Army National Guard
As a Military Police Officer for the Army National Guard, you'll do all of these things by ... Crime scene security and processing * Arrest and charge criminal suspects Some of the Skills You'll ...
Part Time Security Officer
Nov 21
Charleston, SC, USA
ERMC
The ideal candidate(s) will have above average customer service in order to perform the responsibilities and qualifications as an Unarmed Security Officer. The Unarmed Security Officers will maintain ...
Security Officer
Nov 18
North Charleston, SC, USA
Sunstates Security, LLC
Security Officer We are currently hiring for full-time and part-time Security Officers in the North ... Ideal candidates will have a professional appearance, strong customer service skills, a positive ...
Computer Programmer with Security Clearance
Nov 30
Charleston, United States
UICGS and Bowhead Family of Companies
Must currently hold a security clearance at the Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for ... Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are ...

The average pay for a Security Guard Security Service is $28,868 a year and $14 an hour in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. The average salary range for a Security Guard Security Service is between $22,408 and $34,096. 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 Charleston, South Carolina.

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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Sales Clerk
Dec 4
Charleston, SC, USA
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Sell merchandise, and provide outstanding customer service, which may require demonstration and/or ... security determination. Applicants must provide this information with their application for ...
Military Police - Police Officer (31B)
Oct 8
Charleston, United States
Army National Guard
As a Military Police Officer for the Army National Guard, you'll do all of these things by ... Crime scene security and processing * Arrest and charge criminal suspects Some of the Skills You'll ...
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