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Security Services Security Guard Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$35,637 (USD)

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Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Security Services Security Guard is $35,637 a year and $17 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Security Services Security Guard is between $33,279 and $42,092. 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 Seattle, Washington.

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Job Summary

  • 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 Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Security Guards

Job family population: 1,105,440

Estimated population of Security Services Security Guard jobs: 83,350

Rate of error: 0.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Security Services Security Guard Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

Security Officers needed all over Seattle Area (66603)
May 31
Seattle, WA, USA
Allied Universal
Overview We are North America's leading security services provider with over 200,000 phenomenal ... Valid guard card/license, as required in the state for which you are applying. * As a condition of ...
Project Manager: New Hotel Construction - Pre and Post Opening Seattle
May 28
Seattle, WA, USA
Facilities USA / Guard Services USA
Job Types: Full-time, Contract Salary: $85,000.00 /year Company Description We are emerging leaders in our fields providing facilities management services and security staffing in the real estate ...
Store Manager I
May 6
Seattle, WA, USA
Coast Guard Community Services Command
Will ensure all employees receive Coast Guard required training, including but not limited to Civil ... Selective Service System, unless covered by an exemption under the Selective Service Law, in ...
Security Officer
Jun 19
Seattle, WA, USA
Metro One Loss Prevention Services Group
Metro One is seeking Security Officers who will bring customer service skills and continue to build on relationships with our clients. While working for Metro One, you will be given the opportunity ...
Senior Program Manager, Azure Sphere Services
Jun 5
Redmond, WA, USA
The Azure Sphere services team is responsible for guarding every device for its lifetime by ... and security with every API, Certificate, and OS and Application Update. As the cross functional ...
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