Security Officer Salary in Los Angeles

Median pay for Security Officers in Los Angeles rounds out to $34.83 per hour, with $22.73 of that amount coming from tips and gratuity. Hourly base pay hovers around $9.34 per hour on the low end and verges on $17.83 near the top. The vast majority of Security Officers in Los Angeles, Calif. (80 percent) who took the survey are men. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Nearly one-half of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, more than two-fifths report medical coverage and two in five claim dental coverage as well. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$9.34 - $17.83
(Median)
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$12
$18
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.34 - $17.83  
   
Overtime
$13.39 - $26.95  
National 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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$20,335 - $45,037  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 83
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Experience Affects Security Officer in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$27,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 45% dental benefits Dental: 41%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 48%
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