Security Officer Salary in Los Angeles

Median pay for Security Officers in Los Angeles rounds out to $34.72 per hour, with $22.73 of that amount coming from tips and gratuity. The bottom of the hourly base pay range approaches $9.36 per hour, and the top reaches $17.74. Though the majority of Security Officers in Los Angeles, Calif. do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. Male Los Angeles Security Officers far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — nearly one-half lack coverage. On the flip side, more than two-fifths have medical insurance and roughly two in five receive dental plans. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$9.36 - $17.74

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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.36 - $17.74  
   
Overtime
$13.42 - $26.86  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $500  
   
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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$20,244 - $42,764  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 87
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Experience Affects Security Officer in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$26,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 44% dental benefits Dental: 41%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 49%
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