Average Hourly Rate for Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc. Employees

The average pay for Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc. employees is $11.06 per hour. With overtime, that gets bumped up to $16.95. Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc. paychecks are largely negotiated based on your city, though your role at the company and how long you've been working are also considered. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc. typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
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Employer: Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc.
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Security Officer (127)
$8.73 - $13.34  
[-]Security Officer (127)
Overtime$13.50 - $19.91  
Hourly Rate$8.73 - $13.34  
[+]Security Guard (53)
$8.03 - $12.75  
[+]Security Guard (53)
Overtime$11.79 - $19.25  
Hourly Rate$8.03 - $12.75  
[+]Security Supervisor (32)
$9.36 - $18.20  
[+]Security Supervisor (32)
Overtime$15.82 - $26.53  
Hourly Rate$9.36 - $18.20  
[+]Security Officer/Guard (20)
$8.77 - $14.59  
[+]Security Officer/Guard (20)
Hourly Rate$8.77 - $14.59  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 322

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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 $12.00), Chicago, Ill. (approximately $11.86), and Austin, Texas (around $11.84) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in El Paso, Texas; in fact, at $8.00 it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Virginia, where the average Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc. employee makes $11.72 per hour.


Armed Security Officers rake in the most money, with average earnings of around $15.21 per hour; Security Managers come in second with average earnings amounting to $14.99, while Armed Security Guards and Security Supervisors rank near the top as well (about $13.67 and $12.58, respectively). With salaries averaging $9.83, Security Guards are among the lowest paid at Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $11.63 per hour. Overall, the greater share of Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc. folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $10.82 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Being an Automated External Defibrillator Specialist certainly has its perks — salaries approach about $12.59 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. 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.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Operations Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $19.00 per hour. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Security Policies and Procedures; nearly one-half deem it necessary for work. Three more common skills are Customer Service, Training, and Security Risk Management.


Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

A majority of survey participants contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. For nearly two in five workers, benefits include health insurance, and over a third of workers get dental coverage, too. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance, a company cell phone, a casual working environment, none (contract-based), and flexible hours.

Key Stats for Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc.


19 %
81 %
Hourly Rate
$9 - $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 76 votes.
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