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Security Guard Salary
in Miami, Florida

$34,458 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$431

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 09, 2019

The average pay for a Security Guard is $34,458 a year and $17 an hour in Miami, Florida, United States. The average salary range for a Security Guard is between $26,116 and $41,330. 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 Miami, Florida.

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:
  • 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 Miami, Florida, United States

Job family: Security Guards

Job family population: 1,114,380

Estimated population of Security Guard jobs: 84,024

Rate of error: 0.9%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$39,947
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About Miami, Florida

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Description: Miami, officially the City of Miami, is the seat of Miami-Dade County, and the cultural, economic and financial center of South Florida in the United States. The city covers an area of about 56 square miles (150 km2) between the Everglades to the west and Biscayne Bay to the east. Miami is the sixth most densely populated major city in the United States with an estimated 2018 population of 470,914. The Miami metropolitan area is home to 6.1 million people, the second-most populous in the southeastern United States and the seventh-largest in the nation. The city has the third tallest skyline in the U.S. with over 300...

Security Guard Job Listings for Miami, Florida

Retail Security Guard
Nov 27
Miami, Florida, USA
Trulieve
Retail Security Guard Location: Miami, FL Classification Title: Retail Security Guard Job Description: * Secures premises and personnel by patrolling property; monitoring surveillance equipment ...
Bilingual Spanish Security Guard - Upscale Condo - Edgewater
Nov 26
Miami, United States
Allied Universal
Our Security Guards allow us to contribute to our company's core purpose of providing unparalleled service, systems and solutions to serve, secure and care for the people and businesses of our ...
GUARD-HOUSE SECURITY GUARD (WITH AN ACTIVE D) MIRAMAR AREA GRAVE YARD
Dec 5
Miramar, FL, USA
State Security Inc
We are seeking a GUARD-HOUSE SECURITY GUARD (WITH AN ACTIVE D) in the MIRAMAR AREA to become an integral part of our team. GRAVE YARD SHIFT! The selected individual MUST posses the following ​​ ...
Security Guard - Desk
Dec 5
Hollywood, FL, USA
Kent Security of Palm Beach, Inc
Security Guard - Desk • Welcome residents and guest to the property in a friendly and respectful manner. • Patrol premises regularly to maintain order and establish presence. • Monitor and ...
Security Guard (Floater)
Dec 3
Pembroke Pines, FL, USA
Platinum Group Security
Security Guard (Floater) Platinum Group Security is seeking a D Licensed Security FLOATER for a community in Pembroke Pines. Security Guard MUST have clean driving record, valid driver's license and ...

The average pay for a Security Guard is $34,458 a year and $17 an hour in Miami, Florida, United States. The average salary range for a Security Guard is between $26,116 and $41,330. 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 Miami, Florida.

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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