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Security Officer Salary in San Diego, California

Earnings for Security Officers in San Diego, Calif. come in at around $11.25 per hour on average. The bottom of the pay range sits near $9.45 per hour, and the top verges on $15.10. Though the majority of San Diego Security Officers do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. Although a little less than one-half have medical coverage and over a third have dental coverage, a little more than half claim no health benefits at all. There are far more male Security Officers in San Diego survey respondents than women, making up 82 percent. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
$9.45 - $15.10
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.45 - $15.10  
   
Overtime
$2.70 - $21.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,000  
   
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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$20,248 - $38,607  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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Experience Affects Security Officer in San Diego, California Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$25,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 47% dental benefits Dental: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 53%