Facility Security Officer (FSO) Salary

A Facility Security Officer (FSO) earns an average salary of $65,089 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Personnel Security is associated with high pay for this job.
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$43,610 - $92,212
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$66K
$92K
MEDIAN: $65,908
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$10.33 - $32.38
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MEDIAN: $18.44
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$43,610 - $92,212  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,456  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,787  
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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$36,462 - $91,341  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 667
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$10.33 - $32.38  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$4.56 - $38.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,456  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,787  
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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$36,462 - $91,341  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 155

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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

  • Create and update security plans, procedures, and instructions.
  • Maintain working relationships with government agencies.
  • Participate in the development and execution of security education programs.
  • Supervise daily security activities and enforce government and company security policies.
  • Perform access control responsibilities including managing badges, access cards and visit requests.

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Pay by Experience Level for Facility Security Officer (FSO)

Pay by Experience for a Facility Security Officer (FSO) has a positive trend. An entry-level Facility Security Officer (FSO) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 343 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Facility Security Officer (FSO) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 313 salaries. An experienced Facility Security Officer (FSO) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 230 salaries. A Facility Security Officer (FSO) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 87 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,215

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Facility Security Officer (FSO) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Facility Security Officer (FSO)?

Facility Security Officer (FSO) in Irvine:
Pros: I enjoy the aerospace industry. Creating one small part that contributes to a larger program is something I am proud to be part of.
Cons: Stress of meeting unrealistic expectations, at time. Trying to please the customer when they need something immediately.

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Key Stats for Facility Security Officer (FSO)

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 123 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Facility Security Officer (FSO) Salaries

▲18%

▲13%

▲1%

National Average
$63,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Facility Security Officer (FSO) Salaries

Personnel Security
▲10%




National Average
$63,000

Security Intrusion Detection
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 123 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 19%
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