Security Supervisor Salary (United States)

A Security Supervisor earns an average wage of $13.92 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Security Intrusion Detection and Team Leadership.
Security Supervisor Total Pay (?
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$27,022 - $69,086
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MEDIAN: $40,553
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Security Supervisor Total Pay (?
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$10.18 - $19.77
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$27,022 - $69,086  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,914  
Profit Sharing
$73.40 - $12,766  
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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$22,817 - $55,774  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,858
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.18 - $19.77  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $2.47  
Overtime
$13.67 - $29.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,914  
   
Profit Sharing
$73.40 - $12,766  
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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$22,817 - $55,774  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,858
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Job Description for Security Supervisor

The security supervisor oversees the security practices of a company by managing the security staff. This includes ensuring that individual personnel comply with company security standards and fulfill their duties, as well as examining the practices of the team as a whole to maximize effectiveness. This position may also include examining the work site or area of protection for potential security weaknesses or problems; after determining these potential risks, the security supervisor reports them to a supervisor and organizes a plan of action to manage the risk. Another important component of the security supervisor's role is communication with a variety of individuals, including discussing any developments or changes with the property's manager, disseminating status reports with the client or company, and providing feedback and direction to the security staff. Finally, the Security Supervisor must be flexible and have the ability to arrive on scene at any time, as problems arise.
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Security Supervisor Tasks
  • Supervise security personnel and manage operational activities.
  • Plans in the areas of security, safety, life safety, hazardous materials, emergency preparedness, utilities and equipment.
  • Create and implement security standards, policies and procedures.

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Pay Difference By Location

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Experience Affects Security Supervisor Salaries

National Average
$33,000

Skills That Affect Security Supervisor Salaries

Security Intrusion Detection
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Team Leadership
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Security Policies and Procedures
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National Average
$33,000
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Gender

Female
16%
female alumni
 
Male
84%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 63% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 32%
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