Facility Security Officers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $19.33 per hour — though Security Supervisors, Security Officers, and Security Guards also do fairly well at $13.25, $11.12, and approximately $11.00, respectively.
Residents of Houston, Texas pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is around $19.00 per hour; other top-paying cities include Seattle, Wash. ($12.82) and Chicago, Ill. ($11.16). Across its U.S. offices, the state of Texas pays ABM Security Services, Inc. the most — approximately $18.67 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $12.60 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of ABM Security Services, Inc. employees (42 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn around $11.23 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $16.77 per hour for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialists, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. It pays to have an Associate's Degree at ABM Security Services, Inc. — these employees make the most at $18.00 per hour.
Employees who count Security Risk Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $19.00 per hour. A common skill in ABM Security Services, Inc.'s work force is Scheduling; around one in three of survey participants report using it on the job.
Benefits and Perks
The larger part of respondents allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Half of workers receive health insurance, and approximately half of workers get dental coverage.