Security Officer in San Diego, California Salary

Earnings for Security Officers in San Diego, Calif. come in at around $12.00 per hour on average. Earnings generally vary between $9.70 per hour and $15.54. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — a majority lack coverage. On the flip side, just over two-fifths have medical insurance and over a third receive dental plans. Most San Diego Security Officers survey respondents are men (78 percent). Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$9.70 - $15.54
(Median)
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$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
up arrow 1%

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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