Entry-Level Security Officer Salary
The average rate for an Entry-Level Security Officer is $11.12 per hour.
$19,223 - $55,736
$8.98 - $15.27
|Salary||$19,223 - $55,736|
|Bonus||$2.30 - $2,909|
|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).)
|$18,894 - $36,807|
|Hourly Rate||$8.98 - $15.27|
|Hourly Tips||$0.01 - $8.11|
|Overtime||$12.49 - $23.38|
|Bonus||$2.30 - $2,909|
|Total Pay (||$18,894 - $36,807|
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Security Officer Advice
Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Security Officer in Muncie:
Shop around, find out what competing companies are doing. Think long term have a backup plan, many contracts can be terminated immediately.
Security Officer in Philadelphia:
"How much computer work went into the job description."
Listen to everything that you are told and as you learn more lead by example. In the security field there are always new things to learn. Most experiences you have will be different than the last but you must stay in control and keep calm because the people that you deal with are looking at you as a guide to what the right thing is to do.
Security Officer in Gainesville:
"Keeping employees safe and the grounds secure."
In the insurance field, security is more of getting along with everyone and being very diverse. Be sure to get to work 15 minutes early everyday and communicate well with everyone. Always wear a smile and say hi and hows your day going. Always look happy and content.
Security Officer in Portland:
"Great chance to work with large mixed class of persons."
Respect for all persons who you might interact with regardless of you personal impression.
Security Officer in Decatur:
Observe and report all activities make sure you have the appropriate report forms do hourly rounds make sure that the area is safe for pedestrians.
Security Officer in Statesville:
This can be a very rewarding career as long as you stick with it and seek promotions. The pay is not much but the job is great.
Security Officer in Roanoke:
At the interview the company says you will be working 40+ hours a week, but it turns out, to save money we only work at most 35 hours a week.
Key Stats for Security Officer
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