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Security Officer Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

The average wage for a Security Officer in Washington, District of Columbia is $15.71 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$35,538 - $103,437
(Median)
$36K
$57K
$100K
MEDIAN: $56,964
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50%
90%

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$9.93 - $24.49
(Median)
$9
$16
$24
MEDIAN: $15.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$35,538 - $103,437  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,965  
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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$21,461 - $75,457  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$9.93 - $24.49  
   
Overtime
$20.85 - $51.52  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,965  
   
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).
)
$21,461 - $75,457  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 50

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Pay by Experience Level for Security Officer in Washington, District of Columbia

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Security Officer in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 38%

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 24%