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Security Officer Salary in San Diego, California

Security Officers in San Diego, Calif. can expect wages of $11.75 per hour on average. The pay spectrum stretches from $9.72 per hour to $15.20. Most Security Officers in San Diego are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Generally, women make up less than a third of all San Diego Security Officers who answered the questionnnaire. Although just under a half have medical coverage and close to two-fifths have dental coverage, a little over a half claim no health benefits at all. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$9.72 - $15.20
(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
$9.72 - $15.20  
   
Overtime
$2.79 - $21.77  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $469.79  
   
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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$20,655 - $37,176  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 57

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Experience Affects Security Officer in San Diego, California Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$26,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 47% dental benefits Dental: 39%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 53%