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Experienced Security Officer Salary

Pay for Experienced Security Officers sits in the ballpark of $12.33 per hour. Location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Although nearly one in three lack health benefits of any kind, more than half do enjoy medical insurance, and slightly more than half get dental coverage, too. There are far more male Experienced Security Officers survey respondents than women, making up 83 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$22,049 - $71,024
(Median)
$22K
$39K
$71K
MEDIAN: $39,137
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$9.36 - $18.67
(Median)
$9
$12
$19
MEDIAN: $12.00
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90%

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National Salary 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$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$22,049 - $71,024  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,104  
Profit Sharing
$700 - $1,250  
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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$20,011 - $47,478  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 186
National Hourly Rate 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$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.36 - $18.67  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $1.28  
Overtime
$12.53 - $29.10  
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.
)
$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,104  
   
Profit Sharing
$700 - $1,250  
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).
)
$20,011 - $47,478  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 973

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Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc., Allied Barton Security Services Inc., AlliedBarton, G4S Security Services, and Guardsmark, Llc. are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Experienced Security Officers. United States Transportation Security Administration (TSA) attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $44K.

With a median employee salary of $21K, Guardsmark, Llc. pays significantly less than its competitors (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 201 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Common Health Benefits

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