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Average Hourly Rate for G4S Security Services Employees

On average, G4S Security Services employees receive $12.94 per hour. When overtime pay is included, this wage rises to $19.81. The most important factor affecting pay for G4S Security Services employees is your city, though your job title and your experience level play a role as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $18.00 per hour) can be spotted in Elmsford, N.Y.; New York, N.Y. ($14.75), Miami, Fla. (about $13.50), and Atlanta, Ga. (approximately $12.14) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $10.19) is San Antonio, Texas. Across G4S Security Services' U.S. offices, employees in the state of New York earn the most, taking home $15.43 per hour.


Payroll Specialists are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $18.00 per hour; Security Supervisors, Armed Security Officers, and Armed Security Guards also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $14.64, around $14.20, and about $13.31, respectively. Financial compensation for Security Guards is rather low — on average only approximately $11.36 — relative to the rest of the company.

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $12.25 per hour. The largest slice of the G4S Security Services workforce (38 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, $13.18 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to approximately $18.16 per hour for Concealed Weapons Permits, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. G4S Security Services compensates B.A. in Criminal Justice-holders the most at around $14.86 per hour.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Operations Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of about $16.47 per hour. Security Policies and Procedures is regularly seen around here; more than two-fifths of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Customer Service, Scheduling, and Security Risk Management are also desirable skills.


G4S Security Services' employees who answered the questionnaire are largely male (the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1).

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, G4S Security Services gives paid vacation to one-seventh of survey participants and paid sick leave to 7 percent. A strong majority of respondents plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Health insurance is part of the package for the larger part of employees, and for a majority of workers, dental coverage is too. Employees can also look forward to life insurance, flexible hours, a subsidized cell phone, and 401(a).

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Key Stats for G4S Security Services


19 %
81 %
Hourly Rate
$10 - $16
Hourly Rate
$10 - $15
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
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