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Security Consultant (Physical / Personnel / Grounds) Salary

With two-thirds of Physical Security Consultants in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Physical Security Consultants is $71K per year and can range from $34K on the lower end to $132K per year near the higher end. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Although the larger part have medical coverage and a majority have dental coverage, slightly less than a third claim no health benefits at all. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
$39,149 - $116,600
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71K
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MEDIAN: $70,722
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$15.00 - $112.50
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MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data

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$39,149 - $116,600  
   
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$0.00 - $9,899  
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$34,011 - $132,486  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 68
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$15.00 - $112.50  
   
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,899  
   
Total Pay (?
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$34,011 - $132,486  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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Job Description for Security Consultant (Physical / Personnel / Grounds)

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

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Physical Security Consultants note just a narrow range of job skills. Fortunate workers who know Security Risk Management command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 22 percent above average. Security Policies and Procedures and Security Risk Management are also commonly seen together.

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Experience Affects Security Consultant (Physical / Personnel / Grounds) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$71,000

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

Security Risk Management
up arrow 22%

Security Policies and Procedures
0%

National Average
$71,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 28%