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Armed Security Guard Salary (United States)

An Armed Security Guard earns an average wage of $13.32 per hour.
Armed Security Guard Salary (?
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$22,000 - $72,000
(Median)
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72K
MEDIAN: $36,174
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Armed Security Guard Salary (?
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$9.62 - $21.87
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$22,000 - $72,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,500  
Profit Sharing
$50.00 - $650  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,305 - $53,785  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.62 - $21.87  
   
Overtime
$12.43 - $33.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$50.00 - $650  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$20,305 - $53,785  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 181
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Job Description for Armed Security Guard

Armed security guards provide armed security for their employers, which may range from local stores to government buildings to events that will be highly populated. Armed guards also may be hired or contracted to patrol military installations.
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Armed Security Guard Tasks
  • Prepare reports, logs, and call for assistance in the event of suspicious activity.
  • May plan routes, pre-search buildings, and perform package inspections for individuals.
  • Protect facilities or private individuals from harm.

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Pay by Experience Level for Armed Security Guard

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

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$30,000
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Experience Affects Armed Security Guard Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%
Experienced
up arrow 8%
National Average
$30,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 51% dental benefits Dental: 40%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 49%