Nearing the top of the pay scale are Armed Security Officers, Security Managers, Armed Security Guards, and Security Supervisors; while the first receives the highest median pay at $16.00 per hour, the other salaries come in at about $14.99, $13.67, and $12.34, respectively. Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc. hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Security Guards (approximately $10.04 on average).
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $16.22 per hour) can be spotted in San Jose, Calif.; New York, N.Y. (about $13.32), Chicago, Ill. ($11.86), and Austin, Texas (around $11.68) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Los Angeles, Calif. at $10.60. By state, Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc. pays its Virginia employees the most; the pay rate there is $12.15 per hour.
Years of Experience
Average pay is approximately $11.76 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc. employees (50 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn around $10.88 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Automated External Defibrillator Specialists receive bigger paychecks ($12.62 per hour) than those without credentials. Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a GED or High School Diploma — these employees rake in approximately $12.25 per hour.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Operations Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $19.00 per hour. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Security Policies and Procedures; around half deem it necessary for work. Employees also tend to know Customer Service, Training, and Security Risk Management.
Benefits and Perks
A majority of respondents allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Perks cover health insurance for nearly two in five workers and dental coverage for more than a third of workers. Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc. employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, flexible hours, and none (contract-based).