Security Officer Armed Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Security Officer Armed is $12.53 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Security Officer Armed Total Pay (?
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$23,776 - $74,039
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MEDIAN: $39,322
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Security Officer Armed Total Pay (?
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$9.42 - $20.75
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$23,776 - $74,039  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,395  
Profit Sharing
$305.21 - $2,948  
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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$20,237 - $53,662  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,468
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.42 - $20.75  
   
Overtime
$12.97 - $33.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,395  
   
Profit Sharing
$305.21 - $2,948  
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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$20,237 - $53,662  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,468
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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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Pay Difference By Location
New York
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Washington
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Phoenix
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Las Vegas
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Los Angeles
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Chicago
0%
National Average
$30,000
Oklahoma City
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Atlanta
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Orlando
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Houston
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Tulsa
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Miami
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St. Louis
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Dallas
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Memphis
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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.

Experience Affects Security Officer Armed Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$30,000
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 202 votes.
Gender
Female
11%
female alumni
 
Male
89%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 54% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 44%
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