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Security Officer Salary in Houston, Texas

A Security Officer in Houston, Texas earns an average wage of $10.50 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$10,662 - $72,425
(Median)
$11K
$23K
$72K
MEDIAN: $23,443
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$8.59 - $13.66
(Median)
$8
$11
$14
MEDIAN: $10
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90%

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National Salary 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$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$10,662 - $72,425  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $295.90  
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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$17,336 - $34,026  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.59 - $13.66  
   
Overtime
$11.58 - $18.80  
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$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $295.90  
   
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).
)
$17,336 - $34,026  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 99

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Experience Affects Security Officer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$24,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 41% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 54%