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Security Guard Security Service Salary
in Alexandria, Virginia

$33,258 (USD)

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Last updated: June 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Security Guard Security Service is $33,258 a year and $16 an hour in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Security Guard Security Service is between $25,815 and $39,282. 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 Alexandria, Virginia.

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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 Alexandria, Virginia, 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 Alexandria, Virginia

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Description: Alexandria is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 139,966, and in 2016, the population was estimated to be 160,530. Located along the western bank of the Potomac River, Alexandria is approximately 7 miles (11 km) south of downtown Washington, D.C. Like the rest of Northern Virginia, as well as Central Maryland, modern Alexandria has been influenced by its proximity to the U.S. capital. It is largely populated by professionals working in the federal civil service, in the U.S. military, or for one of the many private companies which contract...

Security Guard Security Service Job Listings for Alexandria, Virginia

MD Security Guard
Apr 30
Prince George's County, MD, USA
Colorado Security Agency
... service, and a keen eye on identifying security vulnerabilities. Responsibilities: * Monitor ... Must possess a current MD Security Guard License Company Description Colorado Security Agency, Inc.
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.
Armed Security Guard (Jewelry Store)
Jun 13
Glen Burnie, MD, USA
Watson Security & Investigations
Watson Security & Investigations is providing security for a premier jewelry business located at ... Must have exceptional customer service skills * Must have active wear and carry permit * Must be ok ...
Supervisory Security Specialist
Jun 12
Arlington, VA, USA
Office of the Chief of the National Guard Bureau
Supervisory Security Specialist ===== ##### Department of the Army Office of the Chief of the ... Guard Bureau Overview ----- - ##### Open & closing dates 06/10/2019 to 06/19/2019 - ##### Service ...
Deputy Director - Security Operations
Jun 6
Washington, DC, USA
Colorado Security Agency
CSA is seeking a Deputy Director of Security Operations for our DC location. Candidate must have ... guard service as well as personal, individual protection and Private Investigative Services. CSA ...
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