Residents of Washington, DC pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $15.06 per hour; other top-paying cities include Oakland, Calif. ($13.78) and Richmond, Va. (around $11.30). By state, District of Columbia offers the highest pay at $14.88 per hour.
Security Supervisors represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $13.13 per hour — though Security Officers and Security Guards also do fairly well at $12.00 and about $10.65, respectively.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $13.71 per hour. The largest fraction of Admiral Security Services people (56 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn around $11.62 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialist certainly has its perks — salaries approach $14.87 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Training; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $14.87 per hour. Scheduling is regularly seen around here; the greater part of those surveyed report it as a core competency.
Benefits and Perks
Admiral Security Services provides health insurance to over a third of workers, and slightly less than a third of workers do receive dental coverage.