Experienced Security Officer Salary

Experienced Security Officers take home an average $12.45 per hour. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Making up 71 percent of those who took the survey, male Experienced Security Officers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, over a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the larger part and dental insurance is reported by around half. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$22,208 - $98,414
$22K
$40K
$98K
MEDIAN: $39,548
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$9.65 - $18.14
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MEDIAN: $12.45
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$22,208 - $98,414  
   
Bonus
$244.68 - $18,383  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$20,277 - $46,457  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 182
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.65 - $18.14  
   
Hourly Tips
$9.09  
Overtime
$12.70 - $30.13  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$244.68 - $18,383  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$20,277 - $46,457  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 992

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Experienced Security Officers fill the offices of leading firms Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc., G4S Security Services, Allied Barton Security Services Inc., Guardsmark, Llc., and United States Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Heading up the field in terms of compensation, United States Transportation Security Administration (TSA) offers the most; Experienced Security Officers earn $44K on average there. Other big spenders include Allied Barton Security Services Inc., U.S. Security & Associates, and AlliedBarton, top-paying firms where Experienced Security Officers see paychecks nearing $28K, $26K, or $26K.

Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Universal Protections Services at $21K, and Guardsmark, Llc. where $21K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Experienced Security Officers there earn up to $47K.

Key Stats for Security Officer

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 159 votes.
10-19 years
86%
20 years or more
14%
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 159 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 37%