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.