Mid-Career Security Officer Salary

Median pay for Mid-Career Security Officers lies in the neighborhood of $11.96 per hour. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most Mid-Career Security Officers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most Mid-Career Security Officers survey respondents are men (79 percent). Health benefits are not claimed by all — over a third lack any form of coverage — but a majority have medical insurance, and slightly more than half have dental, too. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$19,991 - $64,336
(Median)
$20K
$35K
$64K
MEDIAN: $34,885
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$9.09 - $17.05
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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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$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$19,991 - $64,336  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $984  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $2,303  
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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$19,278 - $41,662  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 234
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$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.09 - $17.05  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.06 - $0.48  
Overtime
$12.17 - $26.93  
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$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $984  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $2,303  
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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$19,278 - $41,662  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,477
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Popular Employer Salaries for Mid-Career Security Officer


Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc., Allied Barton Security Services Inc., G4S Security Services, US Security Associates, Inc., and Universal Protections Services are all popular places to work. Pay for Mid-Career Security Officers is best at Universal Protections Services, which offers a median salary of $26K. However, the highest reported salaries don't seem to be much higher than the lowest ones; the pay range here runs from $19K to $31K. Other employers shelling out big bucks include G4S Security Services, Whelan Security Inc, and Allied Barton Security Services Inc., where Mid-Career Security Officers typically earn around $25K, $25K, or $24K, respectively.

Offering a median salary of only $21K, AlliedBarton pays the least. Not only that, but the earnings range of $18K to $32K is pretty narrow, too. Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Guardsmark, Llc. at $22K, and US Security Associates, Inc. where $22K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Mid-Career Security Officers there earn up to $33K.

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 288 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 60% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 37%
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