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Security Services Security Guard Salary

$31,353 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$345

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 15, 2019

The average pay for a Security Services Security Guard is $31,353 a year and $15 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Security Services Security Guard is between $24,337 and $37,032. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Security Services Security Guard. 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:
  • Observes and reports activities at client's site assigned by security contract service.
  • Supplies security and safety for client's property and personnel.
  • Controls access to site by ensuring proper identification of employees or visitors and prepares security logs.
  • Assists visitors with legitimate need to gain entry to facility.
  • Monitors entrances and exits to facility, either at guard station, or by closed-circuit television, and acts to prevent unapproved or unlawful entry.
  • Makes periodic walking tours of buildings and grounds to check doors, windows, and other entries to ensure they are properly secured.
  • Reports any observed irregularities, such as presence of unauthorized people, fire hazards, leaking pipes, unsecured entries, and faulty equipment.
Security Services Security Guard Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Security Guards

Job family population: 1,114,380

Estimated population of Security Services Security Guard jobs: 84,024

Rate of error: 0.9%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$36,347
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Security Services Security Guard Job Listings for United States

Day Shift Security Guard needed for Oakland location
Dec 12
Vallejo, CA, USA
ProGuard Security Services
Day Shift Security Guard needed for Oakland location Full-time day shift security guard needed for ... ProGuard Security Services was founded in 1998 to provide personalized and professional security ...
Security Guard Needed ASAP for Car Dealership
Dec 6
Vallejo, CA, USA
ProGuard Security Services
Security Guard Needed ASAP for Car Dealership Full-time grave shift security guard needed for a ... ProGuard Security Services was founded in 1998 to provide personalized and professional security ...
Security Guard Field Supervisor Salaried Position
Dec 7
Corona, CA, USA
United Security Services
... guard (foot and vehicle) services for residential and commercial properties in southern California ... United Security Services is currently hiring a Field Supervisor to support operations by performing ...
Security Guard - JFK Part time Overnights
Nov 22
Queens, NY, USA
Summit Security Services
Security Guard - JFK Part time Overnights Summit Security is currently looking for qualified ... Provide excellent Customer service * Conduct Security for Escorts and Traffic * Perform Security ...
Armed Security Guard
Dec 4
Santa Ana, CA, USA
United Security Services
We are looking for a professional Armed Security Guard for Santa Ana, CA. Our Security officers love to work for the United brand. We go above and beyond for our officers and clients. With teamwork ...

The average pay for a Security Services Security Guard is $31,353 a year and $15 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Security Services Security Guard is between $24,337 and $37,032. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Security Services Security Guard. 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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Day Shift Security Guard needed for Oakland location
Dec 12
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Day Shift Security Guard needed for Oakland location Full-time day shift security guard needed for ... ProGuard Security Services was founded in 1998 to provide personalized and professional security ...
Security Guard Needed ASAP for Car Dealership
Dec 6
Vallejo, CA, USA
ProGuard Security Services
Security Guard Needed ASAP for Car Dealership Full-time grave shift security guard needed for a ... ProGuard Security Services was founded in 1998 to provide personalized and professional security ...
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