Average Hourly Rate for US Security Associates, Inc. Employees

US Security Associates, Inc. workers earn an average of $10.50 per hour normally and $16.50 during overtime hours. For the most part, employee paychecks at US Security Associates, Inc. fluctuate depending on your role at the company; how long you've been working and your city also matter, but to a lesser degree. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

US Security Associates, Inc. typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
below market
Employer: US Security Associates, Inc.
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Security Officer (19)
$7.47 - $12.97  
[-]Security Officer (19)
Hourly Rate$7.47 - $12.97  
[+]Security Guard (10)
$8.95 - $12.90  
[+]Security Guard (10)
Hourly Rate$8.95 - $12.90  
[+]Security Supervisor (9)
$9.71 - $18.59  
[+]Security Supervisor (9)
Hourly Rate$9.71 - $18.59  
[+]Security Manager (5)
$10.96 - $24.46  
[+]Security Manager (5)
Hourly Rate$10.96 - $24.46  
 Precise Range (?
XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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Security Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $15.59 — though Security Supervisors, Security Officers, and Security Guards also do fairly well at around $14.41, $10.50, and about $9.61, respectively. Security Officers are among the lowest paid at $8.81.

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years tend to make approximately $11.00. The greater proportion of employees (41 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home $9.41 per hour.


Median pay is highest in Atlanta ($15.50 per hour), followed by San Jose (about $13.00), San Antonio (around $11.13), and Tampa (approximately $9.66). Detroit is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $9.50. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Texas, where they average to about $13.37 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Being an Automated External Defibrillator Specialist certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $14.25 and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Acquiring certification to be a First Aid Administrator is rewarded at $13.62 per hour. At US Security Associates, Inc., employees who hold a Some College receive the highest pay at approximately $15.00.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Operations Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $15.61. Folks here also tend to know Security Policies and Procedures; on the survey, most of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Training, Customer Service, and Security Risk Management were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

A third of workers have paid vacation, and only about one in ten workers can take paid time off for illness. Half participate in a 401(k) program. Half of workers report having health insurance, and nearly two in five workers report having dental coverage. Some other perks are life insurance, a company cell phone, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for US Security Associates, Inc.


21 %
79 %
Hourly Rate
$9 - $15
Hourly Rate
$8 - $15
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 30 votes.

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