When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($16.22 per hour) can be spotted in San Jose, Calif.; Seattle, Wash. (approximately $15.00), New York, N.Y. ($12.00), and Chicago, Ill. (about $11.86) are the next top-paying cities. Los Angeles, Calif. ranks low on the pay scale — at $10.81, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc. pays its Virginia employees the most; the pay rate there is around $11.72 per hour.
Bringing in the most money are Armed Security Officers — their earnings average about $15.21 per hour. Security Managers are a close second at approximately $14.99 along with Armed Security Guards ($13.67) and Security Supervisors ($12.34). Financial compensation for Security Guards is rather low — on average only around $9.95 — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $11.45 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc. employees (49 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn around $10.83 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Automated External Defibrillator Specialists earn $12.30 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Those with a GED or High School Diploma at Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach $12.25 per hour.
When it comes to skills, Operations Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of about $19.00 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Security Policies and Procedures; approximately half consider it a key competency. Many workers are also familiar with Customer Service, Training, and Security Risk Management.
The number of male employees who participated in the survey outweighs the number of women; the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
A 401(k) program is available, and a majority of respondents use it to save for retirement. Roughly two-fifths of workers can count on health insurance, and more than a third of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Some other advantages of working at Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc. are life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, flexible hours, and none (contract-based).