Mid-Career Security Officer Salary

An average Mid-Career Security Officer can expect to take home roughly $11.98 per hour. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Mid-Career Security Officers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Although the greater part have medical coverage and just over a half have dental coverage, over a third claim no health benefits at all. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$20,704 - $61,499

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$9.10 - $17.12

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$20,704 - $61,499  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $980  
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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$19,385 - $41,634  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 224
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.10 - $17.12  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.06 - $0.48  
Overtime
$12.17 - $26.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $980  
   
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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$19,385 - $41,634  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,488
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Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc., Allied Barton Security Services Inc., G4S Security Services, US Security Associates, Inc., and Universal Protections Services are among the top companies that take on many Mid-Career Security Officers. Employees at Universal Protections Services enjoy the biggest paychecks, and $26K is the median salary. Range in pay, on the other hand, is narrow, with lower figures hovering around $19K and higher ones not far away at only $31K. Also paying near the top of the field are G4S Security Services at $25K, Whelan Security Inc at $25K, and Allied Barton Security Services Inc., where Mid-Career Security Officers annually earn $24K.

Offering a median salary of only $21K, AlliedBarton gives out the smallest paychecks. Furthermore, the earnings range of $18K to $32K isn't that wide, either. Employees at US Security Associates, Inc., Guardsmark, Llc., and Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc. can also expect below-average earnings of $22K, $22K, and $23K.

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 284 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 60% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 36%
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