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Experienced Security Officer Salary

Earnings for Experienced Security Officers come in at around $12.28 per hour on average. Geographic location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and more than a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by the larger part and dental coverage is claimed by more than half. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Men account for the majority of Experienced Security Officers who responded to the questionnaire — 82 percent to be exact. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$22,191 - $67,293
(Median)
$22K
$39K
$67K
MEDIAN: $38,873
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$9.34 - $18.63
(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$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$22,191 - $67,293  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,104  
Profit Sharing
$571 - $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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$19,953 - $46,858  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 181
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
$9.34 - $18.63  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $1.28  
Overtime
$12.51 - $28.99  
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
$571 - $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).
)
$19,953 - $46,858  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 959

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Popular Employer Salaries for Experienced Security Officer


Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc., Allied Barton Security Services Inc., AlliedBarton, G4S Security Services, and Guardsmark, Llc. are all popular places to work. For Experienced Security Officers, comfortable salaries can be found at United States Transportation Security Administration (TSA); in fact, median earnings sit around $44K, the highest in the area.

Guardsmark, Llc. lags the field greatly in terms of pay, offering a median salary less than half of the top paying employer's rate ($21K).

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 206 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 35%