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Security Guard Salary
in Delaware, United States

$36,229 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$453

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Security Guard is $36,229 a year and $17 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for a Security Guard is between $27,458 and $43,454. 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 Delaware, United States.

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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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
$41,999
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Security Guard Job Listings for Delaware, United States

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Bethany Beach, United States
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DE Unarmed Loss Prevention Officer
Oct 3
Newark, DE, USA
U.S. Security Care
Currently possess a valid Delaware State Security Guard License; * Reliable transportation; * Reliable means of communication (active e-mail and cell phone); * CPR/First Aid Certification preferred
Armed Security Officer
Nov 6
Wilmington, DE, USA
SUS GLOBAL ENTERPRISES
SUS Global LLC is seeking armed and unarmed Security Officers for an immediate, Short term and Part time positions. OVERNIGHT SHIFTS ARE AVAILABLE. SUS Global LLC is seeking to employ motivated ...
Security Officer
Sep 25
Milford, DE, USA
Ares Security & Investigation LLC
We are seeking a Security Officer 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
Armed Security Officer
Sep 12
Wilmington, DE, USA
Metro One Loss Prevention Services Group
Armed Security Officer Benefits: * Medical, Dental and Vision for full timers after 90 days * Extensive Training Programs * Dedicated Region and Area Management staff to support you * Career Growth ...
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