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Security Guard Salary
in San Francisco, California

$44,748 (USD)

Average Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly

$559

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Security Guard is $44,748 a year and $22 an hour in San Francisco, California, United States. The average salary range for a Security Guard is between $33,915 and $53,672. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Security Guard. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Francisco, California.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Guards industrial or commercial property against fire, theft, vandalism, and illegal entry.
  • Patrols, periodically, buildings and grounds of industrial plant or commercial establishment, docks, or work site.
  • Examines doors, windows, and gates to determine that they are secure.
  • Preserves order and enforces security regulations.
  • Warns violators of rule infractions, such as loitering, smoking, or carrying forbidden articles, and apprehends or expels culprits.
  • Inspects equipment and machinery to ascertain if tampering has occurred.
  • Watches for and reports conditions that could result in injury or loss due to fire hazards, leaking pipes, spills, faulty equipment, etc.
  • Checks personnel for proper identification and clearance.
  • Permits authorized people to enter property.
  • Checks incoming and outgoing packages.
  • Observes departing personnel to guard against theft of company property.
Security Guard Job Prevalence in San Francisco, California, United States

Job family: Security Guards

Job family population: 1,105,440

Estimated population of Security Guard jobs: 83,350

Rate of error: 0.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$51,876
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About San Francisco, California

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Description: San Francisco (, Spanish: [sam fɾanˈsisko]; Spanish for "Saint Francis"), officially City and County of San Francisco and colloquially known by its initialism SF, is a city in, and the cultural, commercial, and financial center of, Northern California. San Francisco is the 13th most populous city in the United States, and the fourth most populous in California, with 883,305 residents as of 2018. It covers an area of about 46.89 square miles (121.4 km2), mostly at the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula in the San Francisco Bay Area, making it the second most densely populated large U.S. city, and the fifth most...

Security Guard Job Listings for San Francisco, California

Security Guard
Jun 22
San Francisco, CA, USA
Beaux
Beaux LGBTQ nightclub and bar is seeking a part-time security guard . Beaux nightclub is located in the heart of the historic LGBTQ Castro neighborhood in San Francisco. Ideal security guard ...
Armed Security Guard
Jun 27
Oakland, CA, USA
Intervention Group Inc
We are seeking an Armed 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.
Security Guard/Armed Guard/Investigator Asst.
Jul 16
Santa Rosa, CA, USA
Armorous Security and Investigations
Valid Drivers Lic Valid Guard Card Grave Yard Availability Security Patrol Experience Jobs pay scale at $17.00 per hour to $31.00 per hour and there is always room for advancement We have full-time ...
NFL, NCAA, MLB Event Security Guard
Jun 19
Oakland, CA, USA
Landmark Event Staffing
Security Event Staff Ushers Ticket Takers Crossing Guards Overnight Security Shifts Leadership Positions: - Security Supervisor - Usher Supervisor - Roam Team (Off Duty Officers) - Dispatch (Command ...
Security Guard
Apr 30
San Francisco, United States
Covia
Assist residentÕs use of parking, and security access devices. Manage personnel access to building through proper identification. Responsibilities * The Security Manager provides outstanding ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Security Guard is $44,748 a year and $22 an hour in San Francisco, California, United States. The average salary range for a Security Guard is between $33,915 and $53,672. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Security Guard. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Francisco, California.

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Security Guard Job Listings for San Francisco, California

Security Guard
Jun 22
San Francisco, CA, USA
Beaux
Beaux LGBTQ nightclub and bar is seeking a part-time security guard . Beaux nightclub is located in the heart of the historic LGBTQ Castro neighborhood in San Francisco. Ideal security guard ...
Armed Security Guard
Jun 27
Oakland, CA, USA
Intervention Group Inc
We are seeking an Armed 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.
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