The average pay for an Entry-Level Facility Security Officer (FSO) is $57,163 per year.

$40,781 - $78,794
(Median)
$41K
$57K
$79K
MEDIAN: $57,162
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$10.10 - $29.20
(Median)
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$19
$29
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$40,781 - $78,794  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,216  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,257  
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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$35,522 - $77,307  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 267
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.10 - $29.20  
   
Overtime
$-0.49 - $41.43  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,216  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,257  
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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$35,522 - $77,307  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,897

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Facility Security Officer (FSO) Advice

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Facility Security Officer (FSO) in Arlington:
"Companies don't want to budget for Security."
Despite Security being very important to a Government Contractor's ability to bid on & win contracts, many companies resent having to budget for Security, because the Security department is not a direct-income value. As in, we do not go out to bid for contracts. However, the competency of the Security department weighs heavily with some agencies in decisions to grant or extend contracts.

Facility Security Officer (FSO) in Suffolk:
"The NISPOM."
You have to have a working knowledge of DSS requirements, the NISPOM, how to navigate through JPAS, ACAVS and other data bases you will use daily.

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Skills That Affect Facility Security Officer (FSO) Salaries

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National Average
$55,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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