Facility Security Officer (FSO) Salary (United States)

A Facility Security Officer (FSO) earns an average salary of $60,955 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Security Intrusion Detection is associated with high pay for this job.
Facility Security Officer (FSO) Total Pay (?
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$39,306 - $90,502
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MEDIAN: $60,954
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Facility Security Officer (FSO) Total Pay (?
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$9.62 - $26.15
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$39,306 - $90,502  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,132  
Profit Sharing
$198.66 - $5,091  
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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$26,403 - $87,904  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,432
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.62 - $26.15  
   
Overtime
$14.05 - $37.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,132  
   
Profit Sharing
$198.66 - $5,091  
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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$26,403 - $87,904  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,432
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Job Description for Facility Security Officer (FSO)
Facility security officers (FSOs) are in charge of managing security in their organization's facilities. They are responsible for creating a secure environment for employees, vendors, and company visitors. They manage daily activities regarding entry, video security, and other security devices. FSOs use a personal computer to log personnel and entry records, as well as review closed circuit recordings and provide functional support for physical security requirements. They manage access control to restricted areas, coordinate with upper management on security protocols and legal requirements, and analyze identification forms.
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Facility Security Officer (FSO) Tasks
  • Supervise daily security activities and enforce government and company security policies.
  • Perform access control responsibilities including managing badges, access cards and visit requests.
  • Participate in the development and execution of security education programs.
  • Create and update security plans, procedures, and instructions.
  • Maintain working relationships with government agencies.

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Pay Difference By Location
McLean
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Arlington
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Reston
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Alexandria
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San Diego
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Fairfax
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Baltimore
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Tampa
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National Average
$54,000
Huntsville
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Colorado Springs
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Melbourne
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Houston
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Virginia Beach
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Chicago
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Experience Affects Facility Security Officer (FSO) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%
National Average
$54,000

Skills That Affect Facility Security Officer (FSO) Salaries

Security Intrusion Detection
up arrow 21%
Security Maintenance
up arrow 2%
National Average
$54,000
JPAS
up arrow 10%
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Gender
Female
51%
female alumni
 
Male
49%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 19%
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