Security Consultant (Physical / Personnel / Grounds) Salary

Physical Security Consultants in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent just under two-thirds of Physical Security Consultants. Salaries average out to around $68K per year and spread from $33K to $134K per year. Some workers in this field — nearly one in four — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by the greater part and dental plans are enjoyed by the larger part. The majority of Physical Security Consultants claim high levels of job satisfaction. There are far more male Physical Security Consultants survey respondents than women, making up 86 percent.

$39,453 - $118,643

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$13.01 - $123.74

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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$39,453 - $118,643  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,149  
Total Pay (?
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$32,702 - $133,554  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 70
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$13.01 - $123.74  
   
Overtime
$12.78 - $27.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$0.00 - $7,149  
   
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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$32,702 - $133,554  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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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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Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Physical Security Consultants who took the survey. Security Risk Management and Security Policies and Procedures are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Aptitude in Security Policies and Procedures tends to also indicate an understanding 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.


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $50K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $70K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Physical Security Consultants make a median salary of $70K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $76K on average.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$66,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

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

Security Risk Management
up arrow 9%

Security Policies and Procedures
up arrow 1%

National Average
$66,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 26%
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