When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($15.50 per hour) can be spotted in San Jose; New York (about $13.50), Chicago (approximately $11.50), and Louisville ($11.36) are the next top-paying cities. El Paso ranks low on the pay scale — at $8.17, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Massachusetts offers the highest pay at around $12.21 per hour.
Earning about $14.76 on average, Security Managers receive the most money, followed by Armed Security Officers (approximately $13.75), Armed Security Guards ($13.67), and Security Supervisors ($12.96). Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc. hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Security Guards (around $9.76).
Years of Experience
Average pay is typically $11.72 for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest slice of the Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc. workforce (48 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns around $10.68 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $12.00 for Emergency Medical Technicians; non-accredited workers make much less. Automated External Defibrillator Specialists also rank high on the pay scale, with expected earnings of about $11.91 per hour. The best paid folks at Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc. have a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, earning $15.00 per hour.
In this position, it pays to have People Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $19.23. Folks here also tend to know Security Policies and Procedures; on the survey, a little more than half of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Customer Service, Security Risk Management, and Training round out the set of key employee skills.
Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc.'s employees are largely male (the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1).
Benefits and Perks
More than half of workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. More than two-fifths of workers have health insurance, and benefits for more than a third of workers also include dental insurance. Advantages of working here also include life insurance, flexible hours, a subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.