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Security Guard Salary
in Dayton, Ohio

$35,211 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$440

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Security Guard is $35,211 a year and $17 an hour in Dayton, Ohio, United States. The average salary range for a Security Guard is between $26,687 and $42,233. 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 Dayton, Ohio.

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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 Dayton, Ohio, 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:
$40,820
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Dayton, Ohio

Dayton Cost of Living Score:

Description: Dayton () is the sixth-largest city in the state of Ohio and the county seat of Montgomery County. A small part of the city extends into Greene County. The 2017 U.S. census estimate put the city population at 140,371, while Greater Dayton was estimated to be at 803,416 residents. This makes Dayton the fourth-largest metropolitan area in Ohio and 63rd in the United States. Dayton is within Ohio's Miami Valley region, just north of Greater Cincinnati. Ohio's borders are within 500 miles (800 km) of roughly 60 percent of the country's population and manufacturing infrastructure, making the Dayton area a logistical centroid...

Security Guard Job Listings for Dayton, Ohio

Security Guard
Jul 15
Dayton, OH, USA
Merchants Security Service
Security Guard/ Unarmed Security Weekend Guards needed for all shifts Pay rates between $10 -$11 per hour No experience required. Merchants Security Service -- Dayton, OH Merchants Security Service ...
Security Guard - Weekends
Jul 15
Dayton, OH, USA
Merchants Security Service
Great for semi-retired/retired individuals that need to supplement their income. (Security is more fun and dignified than a Retail store greeter, yet not too physically demanding) Are you looking for ...
3rd Shift Security Guard Position Open near Monroe ($12 Per Hour)
Jul 15
Middletown, OH, USA
MS Services
We are currently looking to hire a security guard in the Monroe area! This position will be full-time and will pay bi-weekly. Are you looking for a permanent position? If you are we have the position ...
Security Guard
Jul 15
Sidney, OH, USA
Merchants Security Service
Security Officer - 3rd shift Merchants Security Service -- Sidney, OH Up to $11.00 per hour starting pay 3rd shift - Midnight - 8 am Merchants Security Service is a stable, family and employee ...
Unarmed Security Officer - Full Time & Part Time, 2nd & 3rd Shift
Jun 28
Dayton, OH, USA
Moonlight Security
Must be able to be registered as a security guard with PISGS * Must be able to lift 50lbs * Must have the ability to walk multiple flights of stairs, be on your feet for long periods of time and ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Security Guard is $35,211 a year and $17 an hour in Dayton, Ohio, United States. The average salary range for a Security Guard is between $26,687 and $42,233. 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 Dayton, Ohio.

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Security Guard Job Listings for Dayton, Ohio

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Dayton, OH, USA
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Security Guard - Weekends
Jul 15
Dayton, OH, USA
Merchants Security Service
Great for semi-retired/retired individuals that need to supplement their income. (Security is more fun and dignified than a Retail store greeter, yet not too physically demanding) Are you looking for ...
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