When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $13.25 per hour) can be spotted in Milwaukee, Wisc.; San Jose, Calif. ($12.42), Rock Springs, Wyo. (about $12.00), and Salinas, Calif. ($10.37) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Houston, Texas at around $9.50. By state, Guardsmark, Llc. employees make the most in Michigan, earning $11.00 per hour on average.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Security Supervisors, Security Guards, Security Officers, and Security Officers; while the first receives the highest median pay at approximately $12.75 per hour, the other salaries come in at $10.86, $10.49, and around $9.95, respectively.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of about $10.57 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (57 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $11.04 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being an Automated External Defibrillator Specialist certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $12.03 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Guardsmark, Llc. workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree are also well compensated, earning $11.88 on average.
When it comes to skills, Security Risk Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of around $15.13 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill among Guardsmark, Llc. workers, with a fair number of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Employees also tend to know Security Policies and Procedures, Training, and Scheduling.
Benefits and Perks
The larger part of survey participants contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. A majority of employees receive health insurance, and nearly one-third of workers get dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to supplemental maternity leave, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.