Security Officer in Atlanta, Georgia Salary

The average wage for a Security Officer in Atlanta, Georgia is $10.83 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. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$15,548 - $40,722
(Median)
$16K
$23K
$41K
MEDIAN: $23,303
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$8.61 - $15.30
(Median)
$8
$11
$15
MEDIAN: $10
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$15,548 - $40,722  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,020  
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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$17,742 - $38,342  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.61 - $15.30  
   
Overtime
$5.17 - $26.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,020  
   
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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$17,742 - $38,342  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 86
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Experience Affects Security Officer Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$23,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 34%
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