Security Officer Salary in San Diego, California

Earnings for Security Officers in San Diego, Calif. come in at around $11.91 per hour on average. Compensation ranges from $9.77 per hour on the lower end to $15.50 on the higher end. Some workers in this field — close to one-half — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by just under one-half and dental plans are enjoyed by close to two-fifths. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$9.77 - $15.50
(Median)
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$12
$15
MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.77 - $15.50  
   
Overtime
$2.79 - $21.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $507  
   
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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$20,511 - $38,094  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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Experience Affects Security Officer in San Diego, California Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$27,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 47% dental benefits Dental: 40%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 51%
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