When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($13.25 per hour) can be spotted in Milwaukee, Wisc.; San Jose, Calif. ($12.27), Rock Springs, Wyo. ($12.00), and Salinas, Calif. (about $10.33) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at approximately $9.50) is Houston, Texas. Within the firm, employees working in New York take home the most — around $13.00 per hour on average.
Earning $12.67 per hour on average, Security Supervisors receive the most money, followed by Security Officers ($10.75), Security Guards (about $10.74), and Security Officers (approximately $10.38).
Years of Experience
Average pay is around $10.59 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (55 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $11.13 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to around $12.64 per hour for Member of the Militarys, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice; Guardsmark, Llc. awards $14.15 to these degree-holders.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Security Risk Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $14.15 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill in the Guardsmark, Llc. workforce; the larger part of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Many workers usually know Security Policies and Procedures, Training, and Scheduling as well.
Benefits and Perks
The larger part of workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a majority of employees, and more than a third of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Advantages of working here also include supplemental maternity leave, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.