Mid-Career Security Officer Salary

Median pay for Mid-Career Security Officers is around $12.27 per hour. Residence and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Mid-Career Security Officers survey respondents are men (76 percent). Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. Health benefits are not claimed by all — around two in five lack any form of coverage — but the larger part have medical insurance, and a little less than one-half have dental, too. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$21,562 - $78,822
$22K
$39K
$79K
MEDIAN: $38,646
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$9.61 - $17.14
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MEDIAN: $12.27
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National Salary 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$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$21,562 - $78,822  
   
Bonus
$152.77 - $6,082  
Profit Sharing
$450.00  
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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$20,243 - $43,251  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 183
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.61 - $17.14  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.50  
Overtime
$13.04 - $26.62  
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$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$152.77 - $6,082  
   
Profit Sharing
$450.00  
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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$20,243 - $43,251  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,328

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Mid-Career Security Officers flock to Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc., G4S Security Services, Universal Protections Services, Allied Barton Security Services Inc., and US Security Associates, Inc., highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. Those at Wackenhut Corporation G4S can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $33K. ABM Security Services, Inc., Allied Barton Security Services Inc., and AlliedBarton are a few other companies that offer generous salaries, with Mid-Career Security Officers earning around $30K, $26K, or $26K at each firm, respectively.

Pay for Mid-Career Security Officers is the lowest at US Security Associates, Inc., which has a median salary of $21K. In addition, there's little room to grow there, with salaries maxing out at $30K. Other low-paying employers include Guardsmark, Llc. at $22K and Universal Protections Services at $23K, though some Mid-Career Security Officers there earn up to $36K.

Key Stats for Security Officer

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 202 votes.
5-9 years
78%
10-19 years
22%
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 202 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 39%
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