Security Officer in San Diego, California Salary
Median pay for Security Officers in San Diego is around $12.32 per hour. While some workers in this profession — more than half — do not have any health coverage, over a third do receive medical benefits and just over two-fifths have dental insurance. Making up 73 percent of those who took the survey, male Security Officers in San Diego, Calif. greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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Pay by Experience Level for Security Officer
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $29K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $25K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $28K in this role. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $33K on average.