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Security Officer Salary

$84,639 (USD)

Average Salary

$41/hr

Average Hourly

$3,572

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 11, 2019

The average pay for a Security Officer is $84,639 a year and $41 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Security Officer is between $59,757 and $104,876. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Security Officer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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:
  • Plans and establishes adequate security procedures for company.
  • Studies security regulations and restrictions relative to company operations.
  • Directs activities of personnel in developing company security measures that comply with regulations.
  • Consults with local, district, or other Federal representatives for interpretation or application of particular regulations applying to company operations.
  • Consults internally with company personnel and departments to assure adequate security.
Security Officer Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Compliance Officers

Job family population: 300,900

Estimated population of Security Officer jobs: 9,860

Rate of error: 0.8%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$98,120
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Security Officer Job Listings for United States

***$200 Sign-On Bonus Available!*** Security Officer
Dec 10
Roanoke, VA, USA
Sunstates Security, LLC
Security Officer ***$200 Sign-on Bonus Available after 6 month Anniversary Date!*** We have an immediate full-time opening for a Security Officer in the Roanoke area. The post available is Wednesday ...
Full Time 2nd Shift Security Officer
Dec 10
Albuquerque, NM, USA
Sunstates Security, LLC
Full Time 2nd Shift Security Officer We have an opening for a full-time Security Officer in the Albuquerque area. The work environment is highly interactive with clients so great customer service ...
Security Officer Part Time Day shift
Dec 11
Deltona, United States
AdventHealth
Description Security Officer Part Time Day shift AdventHealth Fish Memorial Location Address: AdventHealth Deltona ER Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Fish Memorial * Work for a healthcare system ...
Security Officer, Patrol, 3rd shift, $14.00 Per Hour
Dec 10
Austin, TX, USA
GuardTexas
Security Officer, Patrol, 3rd shift, $14.00 Per Hour Commissioned Officers preferred, but not necessary. A clean driving record for three years is ideal. The security patrol guard will drive a ...
HealthCare Security Officer
Dec 10
San Diego, CA, USA
Blackstone Consulting, Inc - Kaiser San Diego
Security Officer Description/Job Summary Healthcare Security Officer for our National Healthcare Customer Seeking Candidates that are intersted in becoming a Security Officer - Employer Information ...

The average pay for a Security Officer is $84,639 a year and $41 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Security Officer is between $59,757 and $104,876. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Security Officer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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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***$200 Sign-On Bonus Available!*** Security Officer
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