Earning $16.77 per hour on average, Security Managers receive the most money, followed by Security Supervisors (approximately $14.25), Security Officers ($10.50), and Security Guards (around $9.54). On the lower end are Security Officers at $9.24 on average.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $12.68 per hour on average. Overall, the greater share of US Security Associates, Inc. folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average around $9.46 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $15.00 per hour) can be spotted in Houston, Texas; Atlanta, Ga. ($14.50), San Jose, Calif. ($13.00), and Tampa, Fla. ($9.50) are the next top-paying cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of New York, where they average to about $15.00 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Automated External Defibrillator Specialists are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $14.45 per hour. US Security Associates, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Some College — these employees rake in around $15.00 per hour.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Security Risk Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of approximately $16.49 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Security Policies and Procedures; on the survey, a majority of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Other top skills include Training, Customer Service, and Operations Management.
Benefits and Perks
A 401(k) program is available, and one-half of workers use it to save for retirement. One-half receive health insurance, and more than two-fifths of workers get dental coverage. The list of perks also includes life insurance, a casual working environment, and a subsidized cell phone.