A Security Officer Armed in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average wage of $21.27 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$41,271 - $102,754
$65K
MEDIAN: $65,000
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$14.65 - $29.85
$15
$21
$30
MEDIAN: $21.27
10%
50%
90%

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Salary
$65,000  
   
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$30,204 - $81,801  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.65 - $29.85  
   
Overtime
$37.00  
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$0$28K$56K$84K
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$30,204 - $81,801  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
5.0%

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Key Stats for Security Officer Armed

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
033
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Security Officer Armed Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%

National Average
$47,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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