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Security Officer Armed Salary

The average rate for a Security Officer Armed is $12.88 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
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$23,851 - $65,789
(Median)
$24K
$39K
$66K
MEDIAN: $39,112
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$9.73 - $20.93
(Median)
$9
$13
$21
MEDIAN: $12.00
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50%
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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$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$23,851 - $65,789  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,949  
Profit Sharing
$267.50 - $11,900  
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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$20,660 - $52,327  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 154
National Hourly Rate 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$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.73 - $20.93  
   
Overtime
$13.35 - $33.06  
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$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,949  
   
Profit Sharing
$267.50 - $11,900  
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).
)
$20,660 - $52,327  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 875

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Job Description for Security Officer Armed

Armed security officers are essential for any business that wishes to protect valuable information, materials or important people. As a result, armed security officers may be found in a vast array of industries such as jewelry retail stores, banks, computer hubs or political offices. Armed security officers usually stay in or patrol a particular area, and their work environments can vary dramatically depending on what it is they are protecting. They could work in a more upscale location, such as a hotel where they may sit at a security camera station and.or patrol the premises. Or their working environment can be relatively hectic with a number of different scheduled tasks and security precautions when working in a bank.

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Security Officer Armed Tasks

  • Prepare reports, logs, and call for assistance in the event of suspicious activity.
  • May plan routes, pre-search buildings, and perform package inspections for individuals.
  • Protect facilities or private individuals from harm.

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Security Officer Armed Reviews

What is it like working as a Security Officer Armed?

Security Officer Armed in St. Petersburg:
"Security Is Not What The People Think."
Pros: The work hours. And the place in which I am posted.
Cons: The pay could be better after being promoted.

 
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Experience Affects Security Officer Armed Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$30,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 172 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 52% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 45%
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