Security Officer in San Diego, California Salary

San Diego Security Officers can expect wages of $12.00 per hour on average. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $9.70 per hour and $15.54. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and a majority lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by more than two-fifths and dental coverage is claimed by more than a third. Most Security Officers in San Diego are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Most Security Officers in San Diego, Calif. survey respondents are men (78 percent). This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$9.70 - $15.54
(Median)
$9
$12
$16
MEDIAN: $12.00
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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.70 - $15.54  
   
Overtime
$9.70 - $21.20  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $466.29  
   
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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$20,529 - $38,502  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 67
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Experience Affects Security Officer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$27,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 42%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
medical benefits
Vision: 34%
dental benefits
None: 57%
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