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Security Officer Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

The average pay for a Security Officer in Chicago, Illinois is $11.36 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Security Officer in Chicago, Illinois Salary (?
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$19,224 - $49,910
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $30,000
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Security Officer in Chicago, Illinois Salary (?
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$9.18 - $16.71
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$19,224 - $49,910  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,004  
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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$19,149 - $37,944  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.18 - $16.71  
   
Overtime
$11.99 - $26.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,004  
   
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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$19,149 - $37,944  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 117
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Experience Affects Security Officer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%
Experienced
up arrow 12%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$25,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
27%
female alumni
 
Male
73%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 48% dental benefits Dental: 42%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 50%