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Security Guard Salary
in Dallas, Texas

$35,291 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$441

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Security Guard is $35,291 a year and $17 an hour in Dallas, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Security Guard is between $26,747 and $42,329. 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 Dallas, Texas.

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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 Dallas, Texas, 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:
$40,912
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Dallas, Texas

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Description: Dallas () is a city in the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Dallas County, with portions extending into Collin, Denton, Kaufman and Rockwall counties. With an estimated 2018 population of 1,345,047, it is the ninth most-populous city in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. Located in North Texas, the city of Dallas is the main core of the largest metropolitan area in the Southern United States and the largest inland metropolitan area in the U.S. that lacks any navigable link to the sea. It is the most populous city in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex, the fourth-largest metropolitan area in...

Security Guard Job Listings for Dallas, Texas

Armed Security Guard
Jul 12
Dallas, TX, USA
Patriot Security EOC
Have Security Experience *Good Organization Skills *Good Paperwork Skills *Good Communication Skills *Must have Level 3 Commission License *Must have open availability *Must Have a valid Driver ...
Unarmed Security Guard
May 29
Dallas, TX, USA
Norred & Associates, Inc.
Unarmed Security Guard-Dallas, TX *Must have TX Guard Card or able to obtain* Shifts Available: 6:30pm-6:30am Saturday & Sunday & 2:30pm-10:30pm Thursday & Friday $14.00/hr Weekly Pay ***Must have ...
Security Guard - Various Shifts Open, $14 per hour!
May 29
Fort Worth, TX, USA
Presbyterian Night Shelter
Security Guard - Various Open Positions Presbyterian Night Shelter is known for serving the homeless in greatest need: those who have no other places to go. Those who present the greatest challenge ...
Commissioned Security Professional
Jul 16
Grand Prairie, TX, USA
Verified Response Security & Investigations
VERIFIED RESPONSE SECURITY & INVESTIGATIONS is currently hiring commissioned security guards/professionals. Qualifications: * Valid Texas driver's license. * Able to pass background investigation and ...
Part Time Security Officer (Weekends)
Jul 9
Southlake, TX, USA
SOS Security
Texas Guard Card Required * Valid State ID, or Driver's License Requirements: Must be authorized to ... SOS Security is Headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey, with regional and branch offices ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Security Guard is $35,291 a year and $17 an hour in Dallas, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Security Guard is between $26,747 and $42,329. 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 Dallas, Texas.

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Security Guard Job Listings for Dallas, Texas

Armed Security Guard
Jul 12
Dallas, TX, USA
Patriot Security EOC
Have Security Experience *Good Organization Skills *Good Paperwork Skills *Good Communication Skills *Must have Level 3 Commission License *Must have open availability *Must Have a valid Driver ...
Unarmed Security Guard
May 29
Dallas, TX, USA
Norred & Associates, Inc.
Unarmed Security Guard-Dallas, TX *Must have TX Guard Card or able to obtain* Shifts Available: 6:30pm-6:30am Saturday & Sunday & 2:30pm-10:30pm Thursday & Friday $14.00/hr Weekly Pay ***Must have ...
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