Mid-Career Security Officer Salary

Median pay for Mid-Career Security Officers is around $11.97 per hour. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Although the greater part have medical coverage and over one-half have dental coverage, over a third claim no health benefits at all. The majority of Mid-Career Security Officers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Making up 79 percent of those who took the survey, male Mid-Career Security Officers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$20,004 - $64,156
(Median)
$20K
$35K
$64K
MEDIAN: $34,820
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$9.09 - $17.09
(Median)
$9
$12
$17
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
$20,004 - $64,156  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $989  
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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$19,291 - $41,800  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 235
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.09 - $17.09  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.06 - $0.48  
Overtime
$12.16 - $26.88  
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$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $989  
   
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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$19,291 - $41,800  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,485
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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 some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Mid-Career Security Officers. Universal Protections Services offers the best pay with a median salary of $26K, though salaries there don't seem that varied, bottoming out near $19K and maxing out at just $31K. Those in search of high salaries should also consider G4S Security Services, Whelan Security Inc, and Allied Barton Security Services Inc., top-paying firms where Mid-Career Security Officers rake in a solid $25K, $25K, or $24K, respectively.

AlliedBarton offers the lowest compensation; the median salary there averages out to only $21K. The pay range is also narrow, ranging between $18K and $32K. 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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