Nearing the top of the pay scale are Facility Security Officers, Security Supervisors, Security Guards, and Security Officers; while the first receives the highest median pay at approximately $19.33 per hour, the other salaries come in at $13.25, about $11.19, and around $11.14, respectively.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($19.00 per hour) can be spotted in Houston, Texas; San Francisco, Calif. ($17.24), Seattle, Wash. (about $12.82), and Chicago, Ill. ($11.22) are the next top-paying cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Texas; pay there average to $18.67 per hour.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at ABM Security Services, Inc. for between five and 10 years earn around $12.60 per hour on average. The greater proportion of employees (39 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $10.99 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $16.77 per hour for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialists; non-accredited workers make much less. Those with an Associate's Degree at ABM Security Services, Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach about $18.00 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Security Risk Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $19.00 per hour. Scheduling is a popular skill in the ABM Security Services, Inc. workforce; one-third of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs.
Benefits and Perks
A majority of workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Nearly one-half of workers have health insurance, and benefits for just over two-fifths of workers also include dental insurance.