Mid-Career Security Officer Salary

Average Mid-Career Security Officers make around $12.32 per hour. Residence and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Mid-Career Security Officers — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Mid-Career Security Officers who answered the questionnnaire. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, about two in five are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a majority and dental insurance is reported by slightly less than half. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$21,823 - $80,906
$22K
$39K
$81K
MEDIAN: $39,452
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$9.63 - $17.22
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MEDIAN: $12.32
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$0$80K
Salary $21,823 - $80,906
Bonus $150.33 - $6,456
Profit Sharing $800
Total Pay (?
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$20,301 - $43,363
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 181
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $9.63 - $17.22
Hourly Tips $0.50
Overtime $12.83 - $27.02
Annual Data $0$43K
Bonus $150.33 - $6,456
Profit Sharing $800
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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$20,301 - $43,363
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,315

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Popular Employer Salaries for Security Officer


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. Wackenhut Corporation G4S offers the largest salaries in town — $33K on average. Other employers shelling out big bucks include ABM Security Services, Inc., Allied Barton Security Services Inc., and AlliedBarton, where Mid-Career Security Officers typically earn around $30K, $26K, or $26K, respectively.

Not only do salaries lack room to grow — pay ranges from $18K to just $30K — but US Security Associates, Inc. offers the lowest pay in town to boot, with a median paycheck of $21K. 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
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 231 votes.
5-9 years
78%
10-19 years
22%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 231 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 40%
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