Security Officer in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average pay for a Security Officer in Chicago, Illinois is $11.81 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$20,890 - $51,412
(Median)
$21K
$34K
$51K
MEDIAN: $33,748
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$9.84 - $16.96
(Median)
$9
$12
$17
MEDIAN: $11.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$20,890 - $51,412  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $991  
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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$20,563 - $39,900  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.84 - $16.96  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.10  
Overtime
$13.66 - $28.83  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $991  
   
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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$20,563 - $39,900  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 143
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Pay by Experience Level for Security Officer

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

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Experience Affects Security Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$26,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 51%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
medical benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 47%
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