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Average Hourly Rate for US Security Associates, Inc. Employees

Employees of US Security Associates, Inc. bring in an average of $10.57 per hour — $16.69 for overtime. At US Security Associates, Inc., the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is what you do at the company — it impacts salary more than anything else — though how long you've been working and where you live each factor into the equation as well. This synopsis is derived from the responses of individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

US Security Associates, Inc. typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
below market
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Employer: US Security Associates, Inc.
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Security Officer (20)
$7.36 - $12.90  
[-]Security Officer (20)
Hourly Rate$7.36 - $12.90  
[+]Security Guard (10)
$8.95 - $12.90  
[+]Security Guard (10)
Hourly Rate$8.95 - $12.90  
[+]Security Supervisor (10)
$9.57 - $19.12  
[+]Security Supervisor (10)
Hourly Rate$9.57 - $19.12  
[+]Security Manager (5)
$10.76 - $23.24  
[+]Security Manager (5)
Hourly Rate$10.76 - $23.24  
 Precise Range (?
XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
)     Estimated Range (?
XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 70
United States (change)


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Security Managers, Security Supervisors, Security Officers, and Security Guards; while the first receives the highest median pay at $15.59, the other salaries come in at $13.75, about $10.50, and approximately $9.61, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at US Security Associates, Inc. are Security Officers — typical salaries for this role approach around $8.81.

Years of Experience

Average pay is typically $11.00 for those with five or more years experience. A typical employee has one to four years of experience and earns around $9.46 per hour.


Median pay is highest in Atlanta ($15.50 per hour), followed by San Jose (approximately $13.00), San Antonio ($11.13), and Tampa ($9.66). Detroit is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging about $9.50. Within the company, workers earn the highest pay (an average of $13.37 per hour) in Texas.

Certifications and Degrees

Being an Automated External Defibrillator Specialist certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $13.96 and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Acquiring certification to be a First Aid Administrator is rewarded at $13.40 per hour. US Security Associates, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Some College — these employees rake in approximately $15.00 per hour.


When it comes to skills, Operations Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of about $15.61. Folks here also tend to know Security Policies and Procedures; on the survey, most of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Key skills also include Customer Service, Security Risk Management, and Training.

Benefits and Perks

Only a third of workers at US Security Associates, Inc. enjoy paid vacation time, and just one in ten workers can take sick leave. US Security Associates, Inc. sponsors a 401(k) program, and around half use this option to save for their retirement. At US Security Associates, Inc., roughly two-fifths of workers have health insurance, and nearly two in five workers have dental coverage. Perks also include life insurance, a company cell phone, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats

22 %
78 %
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
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

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