Experienced Security Officer Salary

For Experienced Security Officers, hourly average wages total $12.31 per hour. Location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Experienced Security Officers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not claimed by all — approximately one-third lack any form of coverage — but the larger part have medical insurance, and slightly more than half have dental, too. The vast majority (81 percent) of Experienced Security Officers who answered the questionnaire are male. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$22,555 - $71,689

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$9.37 - $18.80

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$22,555 - $71,689  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,004  
Profit Sharing
$509 - $1,474  
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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$20,041 - $47,563  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 200
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.37 - $18.80  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $1.25  
Overtime
$12.59 - $29.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,004  
   
Profit Sharing
$509 - $1,474  
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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$20,041 - $47,563  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,019
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Many Experienced Security Officers can be found at Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc., Allied Barton Security Services Inc., G4S Security Services, AlliedBarton, and Guardsmark, Llc., firms that are at the top of the field. United States Transportation Security Administration (TSA) offers the largest salaries in town — $46K on average.

Considering that the median salary at Guardsmark, Llc. is a shallow $21K, it is not surprising that this employer ranks last in compensation relative to (and far behind) other companies in the same line of work — their median pay is less than half of the top paying employer's rate.

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 198 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 63% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 34%
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