When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $15.75 per hour) can be spotted in Seattle, Wash.; Kansas City, Mo. ($13.76), Houston, Texas (about $13.50), and Dallas, Texas (approximately $11.25) are the next top-paying cities. El Paso, Texas is near the bottom for pay at $8.37. Across US Security Associates, Inc.'s U.S. offices, employees in the state of Missouri earn the most, taking home $12.25 per hour.
Loss Prevention Supervisors are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $15.75 per hour; Security Managers, Security Supervisors, and Security Officers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $15.56, about $13.96, and $10.97, respectively. Security Guards are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $9.36.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make around $11.39 per hour on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (49 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $10.22 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach about $15.00 per hour for BSIS Guard Card Certifications; non-accredited workers make much less. The best paid folks at US Security Associates, Inc. have an Associate's Degree, Criminal Justice, earning around $15.21 per hour.
In this position, it pays to have Security Testing and Auditing in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $17.00 per hour. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Security Policies and Procedures; the larger part deem it necessary for work. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Security Risk Management, Training, and Scheduling.
Benefits and Perks
Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; US Security Associates, Inc. sponsors various plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. More than two-fifths of workers have health insurance, and benefits for about two-fifths of workers also include dental insurance. US Security Associates, Inc. also dishes out privileges such as a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, and life insurance.