Experienced Security Officer Salary

Earnings for Experienced Security Officers come in at around $12.26 per hour on average. The company and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. While more than a third report receiving no health benefits, a majority do receive medical coverage, and over one-half have dental, as well. Work is enjoyable for Experienced Security Officers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$22,690 - $72,735
(Median)
$23K
$39K
$73K
MEDIAN: $38,839
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$9.35 - $18.75
(Median)
$9
$12
$19
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$22,690 - $72,735  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,156  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$19,987 - $47,400  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 232
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.35 - $18.75  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$12.86 - $30.15  
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
$0.00 - $1,156  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$19,987 - $47,400  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,177
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Popular Employer Salaries for Security Officer


Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc., Allied Barton Security Services Inc., G4S Security Services, AlliedBarton, and Guardsmark, Llc. are all popular places to work. United States Transportation Security Administration (TSA) offers the largest salaries in town ($45K on average), but the considerable range in workers' salaries creates a rather varied pay scale that stretches from $32K to $59K. Experienced Security Officers will also find cushy salaries at U.S. Security & Associates (+$26K), Allied Barton Security Services Inc. (+$25K), and AlliedBarton (+$25K).

Also sliding in at the lower end of the scale are Guardsmark, Llc. ($21K), G4S Security Services ($24K), and Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc. ($24K).

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 213 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 36%
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