Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make approximately $12.53 per hour on average. The largest fraction of Whelan Security Inc people (42 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn about $10.66 per hour on average.
Security Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $14.03 per hour; Security Officers come in second with median earnings amounting to $11.15, and Fire Fighters rank near the top as well (around $9.69).
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($13.75 per hour) can be spotted in Oklahoma City, Okla.; St. Louis, Mo. (approximately $12.75), Denver, Colo. ($12.50), and Smyrna, Tenn. ($10.18) are the next top-paying cities. By state, California offers the highest pay at $22.42 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Security Guard License Holders are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $14.51 per hour.
In this position, it pays to have Training in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $15.09 per hour. A common skill in Whelan Security Inc's work force is Security Policies and Procedures; just over two-fifths of survey participants report using it on the job. Security Risk Management, Customer Service, and Operations Management were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
A majority of workers save for retirement through Whelan Security Inc's 401(k) plan. Just over a half of workers can count on health insurance, and over a third of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Employees can also look forward to flexible hours.