Security Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $17.98 per hour; Loss Prevention Supervisors come in second with average earnings amounting to $15.75, while Security Supervisors and Security Officers rank near the top as well ($11.12 and about $10.98, respectively). Security Officers at US Security Associates, Inc. do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (approximately $9.36 on average) at the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $16.13 per hour) can be spotted in San Jose, Calif.; Seattle, Wash. (about $15.75), Atlanta, Ga. ($14.50), and Houston, Texas ($13.50) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $8.24) is El Paso, Texas. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in New York, where the average salary is approximately $15.00 per hour.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make around $11.26 per hour on average. The largest slice of the US Security Associates, Inc. workforce (49 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $9.69 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Security Guard License Holders are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $14.00 per hour. The highest-paying degree here is a Some College; US Security Associates, Inc. awards about $15.00 to these degree-holders.
When it comes to skills, Operations Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $15.37 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Security Policies and Procedures; on the survey, the larger part of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Training, Security Risk Management, and Customer Service.
Benefits and Perks
Workers can easily stock up on retirement savings by participating in several options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Nearly one-half of workers report having health insurance, and just over two-fifths of workers report having dental coverage. Privileges also include a company cell phone, a casual working environment, and life insurance.