Bringing in the most money are Armed Security Officers — their earnings average $16.00 per hour. Security Managers are a close second at around $14.99 along with Armed Security Guards ($13.67) and Security Supervisors (approximately $12.34). Security Guards make an average about $10.04, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($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 ($11.68) are the next top-paying cities. Los Angeles, Calif. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging around $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 $10.88 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Automated External Defibrillator Specialists are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $12.62 per hour. Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a GED or High School Diploma — these employees rake in $12.25 per hour.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Operations Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of about $19.00 per hour. A garden variety skill at Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc. is Security Policies and Procedures; approximately one-half of Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Key skills also include Customer Service, Training, and Security Risk Management.
Benefits and Perks
The larger part of respondents set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health insurance comes as part of the deal for nearly two in five workers, and over a third of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc. also dishes out privileges such as life insurance, a company cell phone, a casual working environment, flexible hours, and none (contract-based).