Average Hourly Rate for Guardsmark, Llc. Employees

Guardsmark, Llc. workers earn an average of $10.85 per hour normally and $16.14 during overtime hours. Your job title is the biggest factor affecting pay for Guardsmark, Llc. workers, followed by where you live and your experience level. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Guardsmark, Llc. typically pays:
below market
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Employer: Guardsmark, Llc.
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
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[-]Security Officer (26)
$9.25 - $13.51  
[-]Security Officer (26)
Overtime$0.51 - $19.57  
Hourly Rate$9.25 - $13.51  
[+]Security Guard (14)
$9.17 - $13.49  
[+]Security Guard (14)
Hourly Rate$9.17 - $13.49  
[+]Security Supervisor (7)
$9.61 - $18.73  
[+]Security Supervisor (7)
Hourly Rate$9.61 - $18.73  
[+]Security Officer/Guard (3)
$8.54 - $15.56  
[+]Security Officer/Guard (3)
Hourly Rate$8.54 - $15.56  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 63
United States (change)


Typically, Security Managers are the best paid with salaries hovering at $15.15; Security Supervisors, Security Officers, and Security Guards also rank near the top of the list, pulling in about $12.67, approximately $10.75, and $10.52, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Guardsmark, Llc. are Security Officers — typical salaries for this role approach $10.51.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $12.27 per hour) can be spotted in San Jose; Wichita ($10.56), Salinas ($10.33), and Houston ($9.50) are the next top-paying cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Michigan pays Guardsmark, Llc. the most — approximately $12.90 per hour on average.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $10.68. A typical employee has one to four years of experience and earns around $10.95 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Member of the Militarys receive bigger paychecks ($12.64) than those without credentials. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Automated External Defibrillator Specialists with credentials; these people typically earn $11.69 per hour. Guardsmark, Llc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice — these employees rake in about $14.15 per hour.


In this position, it pays to have Security Risk Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $14.15. A garden variety skill at Guardsmark, Llc. is Customer Service; more than half of Guardsmark, Llc.'s people use it regularly.

Benefits and Perks

Guardsmark, Llc. sponsors a 401(k) program, and more than half of workers use this option to save for their retirement. A majority of workers receive health insurance, and more than two-fifths of workers get dental coverage. Privileges also include life insurance, supplemental maternity leave, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for Guardsmark, Llc.


26 %
74 %
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

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

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