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Security Officer Salary in Los Angeles

Average hourly pay for Los Angeles Security Officers is often heavily supplemented by tips and totals around $34.72 (including $22.73 from gratuities). Hourly base pay ranges from $9.31 per hour on the low end to $17.73 on the high end. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. More than two-fifths of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, nearly one-half report medical coverage and just under one-half claim dental coverage as well. The vast majority of Security Officers in Los Angeles (81 percent) survey respondents are men. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$9.31 - $17.73
(Median)
$9
$12
$18
MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.31 - $17.73  
   
Overtime
$13.26 - $26.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $881  
   
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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$20,335 - $42,451  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 74
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Experience Affects Security Officer in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Experienced
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National Average
$26,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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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
5%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 50% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 43%