Security Consultant (Physical / Personnel / Grounds) Salary

Physical Security Consultants in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with just under three-fifths bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $60K per year on average but can range from $39K to $115K per year. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, approximately one in four are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by the larger part. Men account for the majority of Physical Security Consultants who responded to the questionnaire — 84 percent to be exact. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Physical Security Consultants. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$37,095 - $107,901
$37K
$60K
$110K
MEDIAN: $59,824
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$10.14 - $64.11
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MEDIAN: $39.31
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$37,095 - $107,901  
   
Bonus
$250.00 - $6,600  
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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$38,500 - $115,285  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.14 - $64.11  
   
Overtime
$46.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$250.00 - $6,600  
   
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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$38,500 - $115,285  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Job Description for Security Consultant (Physical / Personnel / Grounds)

Security consultants (physical/personnel/grounds) must have advanced knowledge of safety rules and regulations and are tasked with advising their clients on which safety regulations should or should not be implemented in a given situation. For example, they may suggest that a business install security cameras in their building, or that an individual should invest a certain amount of money in renter's insurance. Many security consultants also work with cyber security, which is a growing concern among clients.

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Security Consultant (Physical / Personnel / Grounds) Tasks

  • Provide information, training, and support for security systems.
  • Plan, install, and test security systems.
  • Review and evaluate client security and suggest improvements based on evaluations.

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Pay by Experience Level for Security Consultant (Physical / Personnel / Grounds)

Pay by Experience for a Security Consultant (Physical / Personnel / Grounds) has a positive trend. An entry-level Security Consultant (Physical / Personnel / Grounds) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 17 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Security Consultant (Physical / Personnel / Grounds) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Security Consultant (Physical / Personnel / Grounds) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 15 salaries. A Security Consultant (Physical / Personnel / Grounds) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 18 salaries.

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Key Stats for Security Consultant (Physical / Personnel / Grounds)

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
33%
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Experience Affects Security Consultant (Physical / Personnel / Grounds) Salaries

▲37%

▲16%

National Average
$64,000

▼5%

Entry-Level
▼19%

Skills That Affect Security Consultant (Physical / Personnel / Grounds) Salaries

Security Risk Management
▼0%

National Average
$64,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 26%