Average Hourly Rate for Whelan Security Inc Employees

Whelan Security Inc offers employees an average of $11.64 per hour, and overtime earnings push that number up to $16.30. How long you've been working is the biggest factor affecting pay for Whelan Security Inc workers, followed by what you do at the company and your city. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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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.

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Rated 4 out of 5
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