Entry-Level Security Officer Salary

The average rate for an Entry-Level Security Officer is $11.15 per hour.

$18,725 - $59,019
$19K
$32K
$59K
MEDIAN: $32,295
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50%
90%

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$9.14 - $15.63
$9
$11
$16
MEDIAN: $11.36
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$0$59K
Salary $18,725 - $59,019
Bonus $10.21 - $6,362
Profit Sharing $500
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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$19,192 - $37,918
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 280
Hourly Data $0$23
Hourly Rate $9.14 - $15.63
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $1.84
Overtime $12.90 - $23.84
Annual Data $0$37K
Bonus $10.21 - $6,362
Profit Sharing $500
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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$19,192 - $37,918
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,830

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $25,014

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Security Officer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Security Officer in Wilmington:
"Nothing was trained well but learned mpre by myself."
Do ur job well n b the best u can b cause nobody is going to feed u n family BUT U.

Security Officer in Indianapolis:
"No shift change."
Have patients. Think about your actons before you ack or speak. Be courteous and polite. Keep an open mind. Be willing to help others in need. Give respect. Be on time. Informe management on changes or emergencys.

Security Officer in Muncie:
"Research benefits."
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 Seattle:
It's security work. You may aspire to be a police officer, but you aren't one.

Key Stats for Security Officer

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 530 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
14%
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Skills That Affect Security Officer Salaries

National Average
$25,000

Customer Service
▼9%

Security Policies and Procedures
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 530 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 49%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
no benefits
None: 48%
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