Experienced Security Officer Salary

Median pay for Experienced Security Officers is around $12.28 per hour. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Approximately one-third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a majority report medical coverage and just over a half claim dental coverage as well. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 82 percent of Experienced Security Officers are male. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$21,639 - $71,142
(Median)
$22K
$39K
$71K
MEDIAN: $38,773
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$9.37 - $18.75
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$9
$12
$19
MEDIAN: $12.00
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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
$21,639 - $71,142  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,039  
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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$19,985 - $47,898  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 205
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.37 - $18.75  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $1.25  
Overtime
$12.58 - $29.47  
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$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,039  
   
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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$19,985 - $47,898  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,011
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Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc., Allied Barton Security Services Inc., G4S Security Services, AlliedBarton, and Guardsmark, Llc. are among the top companies that take on many Experienced Security Officers. For Experienced Security Officers, comfortable salaries can be found at United States Transportation Security Administration (TSA); in fact, median earnings sit around $46K, the highest in the area.

Relative to other names in the field, compensation is very low at Guardsmark, Llc. — the median salary comes to just $21K, less than half of the top paying company's rate.

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 203 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Common Health Benefits

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