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Average Hourly Rate for Guardsmark, Llc. Employees

Salaries for Guardsmark, Llc. workers come to approximately $10.91 per hour, not including the $16.35 for overtime. At Guardsmark, Llc., the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is what you do at the company — it impacts salary more than anything else — though geography and your experience level each factor into the equation as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

Guardsmark, Llc. typically pays:
below market
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at market
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Employer: Guardsmark, Llc.
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Security Officer (25)
$9.46 - $13.95  
[-]Security Officer (25)
Overtime$0.71 - $20.67  
Hourly Rate$9.46 - $13.95  
[+]Security Guard (12)
$9.11 - $11.99  
[+]Security Guard (12)
Hourly Rate$9.11 - $11.99  
[+]Security Supervisor (7)
$9.84 - $18.95  
[+]Security Supervisor (7)
Hourly Rate$9.84 - $18.95  
[+]Security Officer/Guard (3)
$8.53 - $15.59  
[+]Security Officer/Guard (3)
Hourly Rate$8.53 - $15.59  
 Precise Range (?
XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
)     Estimated Range (?
XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 7 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 62
United States (change)


Security Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $15.15 — though Security Supervisors, Security Officers, and Security Officers also do fairly well at around $12.67, $10.75, and about $10.71, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Guardsmark, Llc. are Security Guards — typical salaries for this role approach $10.45.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $12.27 per hour) can be spotted in San Jose; Wichita (around $10.56), Salinas ($10.33), and Houston (approximately $9.50) are the next top-paying cities. Within the firm, employees working in Tennessee take home the most — about $11.50 per hour on average.

Years of Experience

Respondents with a company tenure of five to ten years tend to make $10.68. Overall, the greater share of Guardsmark, Llc. folks have one to four years of experience and earn $11.07 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Member of the Militarys have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $12.64. Becoming an Automated External Defibrillator Specialist can certainly pay off here; those folks make $11.87. Guardsmark, Llc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice — these employees rake in $14.15 per hour.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Security Risk Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of about $14.15. Folks here also tend to know Customer Service; on the survey, more than half of workers named it in their skills portfolios.

Benefits and Perks

More than half of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. A majority of workers report having health insurance, and nearly two in five workers report having dental coverage. Guardsmark, Llc. employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, supplemental maternity leave, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats

28 %
72 %
Hourly Rate
$10 - $12
Hourly Rate
$9 - $13
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

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