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Mid-Career Security Officer Salary

Mid-Career Security Officers pull down an average of $11.88 per hour. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Mid-Career Security Officers who answered the questionnnaire. Over a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, the larger part report medical coverage and a little more than half claim dental coverage as well. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$19,965 - $63,313
(Median)
$20K
$35K
$63K
MEDIAN: $34,946
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$9.03 - $16.88
(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
$19,965 - $63,313  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $995  
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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$19,167 - $41,307  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 230
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
$9.03 - $16.88  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.06 - $0.48  
Overtime
$11.99 - $26.81  
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 - $995  
   
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).
)
$19,167 - $41,307  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,453

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Leading companies who hire large numbers of Mid-Career Security Officers include Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc., Allied Barton Security Services Inc., G4S Security Services, AlliedBarton, and Universal Protections Services. Mid-Career Security Officers in search of the best pay head to G4S Security Services, where the median salary rolls in at $25K. Although pay is top-notch overall, it does seem to be curbed at $30K, which isn't dramatically higher than the lower-end figure of $20K. Soaring salaries can also be found at Allied Barton Security Services Inc., Universal Protections Services, and Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc., where earnings of $24K, $24K, or $23K are standard for Mid-Career Security Officers.

Guardsmark, Llc. offers the lowest pay in the field with a median salary of just $22K. There's also little variation in pay at the company, with pay ranging from $20K to $29K. Workers also receive paychecks lighter than average at US Security Associates, Inc., Whelan Security Inc, and AlliedBarton. Those companies pay a median salary of $22K.

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 295 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 60% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 37%
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