Security Officer Salary in San Diego, California

Security Officers in San Diego can expect wages of $11.86 per hour on average. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $9.67 per hour and $15.48. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. Although a little less than one-half have medical coverage and close to two-fifths have dental coverage, a little over a half claim no health benefits at all. The vast majority (80 percent) of Security Officers in San Diego, Calif. who answered the questionnaire are male. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$9.67 - $15.48

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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.67 - $15.48  
   
Overtime
$2.70 - $21.82  
Local 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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$20,428 - $38,094  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 65
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Experience Affects Security Officer in San Diego, California Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

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
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 46% dental benefits Dental: 40%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 52%
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