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Warehouse Guard Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$29,444 (USD)

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Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Warehouse Guard is $29,444 a year and $14 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Warehouse Guard is between $24,959 and $34,537. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Guards industrial or commercial property against fire, theft, vandalism, and illegal entry, performing any combination of following duties.
  • Patrols, periodically, buildings and grounds of industrial plant or commercial establishment, docks, logging camp area, or work site.
  • Examines doors, windows, and gates to determine that they are secure.
  • Warns violators of rule infractions, such as loitering, smoking, or carrying forbidden articles, and apprehends or expels miscreants.
  • Inspects equipment and machinery to ascertain if tampering has occurred.
  • Watches for and reports irregularities, such as fire hazards, leaking water pipes, and security doors left unlocked.
  • Observes departing personnel to guard against theft of company property.
  • Sounds alarm or calls police or fire department by telephone in case of fire or presence of unauthorized persons.
  • Permits authorized persons to enter property.
  • May register at watch stations to record time of inspection trips.
  • May record data, such as property damage, unusual occurrences, and malfunctioning of machinery or equipment, for use of supervisory staff.
  • May perform janitorial duties and set thermostatic controls to maintain specified temperature in buildings or cold storage rooms.
  • May tend furnace or boiler.
  • May be deputized to arrest trespassers.
  • May regulate vehicle and pedestrian traffic at plant entrance to maintain orderly flow.
  • May patrol site with guard dog on leash.
  • May watch for fires and be designated fire patroller.
  • May be designated according to shift worked as day guard; area guarded as dock guard (a.
Warehouse Guard Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Security Guards

Job family population: 1,105,440

Estimated population of Warehouse Guard jobs: 78,177

Rate of error: 0.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Warehouse Guard Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Warehouse Associate/Delivery Driver
May 13
Naperville, IL, USA
Grease Guard, LLC
We are a Naperville based national company seeking to fill a warehouse associate and delivery driver position. 1st shift, 30-40 hours per week. $11.00 to $14.00 per hour depending on qualifications ...
Security Guard - Screening & Access Control - Warehouses
May 15
Romeoville, United States
Securitas USA
Securitas Security Services has a new position available for an access control security guard. Security officers in these positions will observe, monitor, and control the access to a designated ...
Warehouse Processor (Waukegan, IL)
Mar 17
Waukegan, United States
Salvation Army USA
... Use back guard provided when doing any substantial lifting or moving. 5. Support the mission ... WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment includes the warehouse and collection sites which exposes the ...
Security Officer - Warehouse and Distribution Center Openings!
May 16
Plainfield, United States
Securitas USA
Customer Service Security Officer (Safety Guard / Protective Services) Job Responsibilities As a Customer Service Security Officer, you will be responsible for observing and reporting activities and ...
Warehouse Security Officer - Access Control
May 15
New Lenox, United States
Securitas USA
Securitas Security Services has a new position available for an access control security guard. Security officers in these positions will observe, monitor, and control the access to a designated ...
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