The highest average salaries go to Armed Security Officers, who bring in close to approximately $16.00 per hour, though Security Managers are not far behind at $15.60 along with Security Supervisors ($12.58) and Armed Security Guards (about $11.75). Financial compensation for Security Guards is rather low — on average only around $10.04 — relative to the rest of the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($15.75 per hour) can be spotted in San Jose, Calif.; Boston, Mass. (approximately $15.07), Seattle, Wash. ($14.60), and Chicago, Ill. ($12.15) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of San Antonio, Texas — at $10.33, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc. pays its Virginia employees the most; the pay rate there is about $12.15 per hour.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc. for between five and 10 years earn around $11.97 per hour on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (54 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $10.90 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach about $13.50 per hour for Automated External Defibrillator Specialists; non-accredited workers make much less. It pays to have an Associate of Business Administration (ABA) at Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc. — these employees make the most at $16.50 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Operations Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $18.24 per hour. Security Policies and Procedures is a popular skill in the Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc. workforce; slightly more than half of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Some other standard skills here are Customer Service, Training, and Security Risk Management.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc. can sometimes lack paid time off; 22 percent get paid vacation days, and 8 percent receive paid sick leave. A little over a half of workers report contributing to a 401(k). About two in five workers have health insurance, and benefits for more than a third of workers also include dental insurance. Other privileges include life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, flexible hours, and a casual working environment.