Security Consultant (Physical / Personnel / Grounds) Salary

With roughly three-fifths of Physical Security Consultants in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $33K to $119K per year and averages out to $66K annually. The vast majority of Physical Security Consultants (83 percent) who took the survey are men. Health benefits are not claimed by all — roughly one in four lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and the larger part have dental, too. Work is enjoyable for Physical Security Consultants, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction.

$40,851 - $111,772
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$41K
$66K
$110K
MEDIAN: $66,228
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$10.14 - $123.29
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$27
$120
MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$40,851 - $111,772  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,500  
Total Pay (?
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$32,825 - $119,162  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 72
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$10.14 - $123.29  
   
Overtime
$-0.50 - $59.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$0.00 - $7,500  
   
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$32,825 - $119,162  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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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

  • 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 report a focused set of job skills. Security Risk Management and Security Policies and Procedures are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Experience with Security Policies and Procedures is often linked with knowledge of Security Risk Management.

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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $51K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $68K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Physical Security Consultants claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $64K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $70K.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Experienced
0%

National Average
$64,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

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

Security Risk Management
up arrow 4%

Security Policies and Procedures
up arrow 1%

National Average
$64,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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