Security Officer Salary in San Diego, California

Average Security Officers in San Diego, Calif. make around $11.86 per hour. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $9.67 per hour and $15.48. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not claimed by all — one-half lack any form of coverage — but slightly less than half have medical insurance, and about two-fifths have dental, too. Male Security Officers in San Diego are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$9.67 - $15.48
(Median)
$9
$12
$15
MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.67 - $15.48  
   
Overtime
$2.70 - $21.82  
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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$20,234 - $38,042  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 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
$26,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
19%
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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