Security Supervisor Salary

A Security Supervisor earns an average wage of $14.19 per hour. A skill in Security Intrusion Detection is associated with high pay for this job.

$28,764 - $82,371
$29K
$44K
$82K
MEDIAN: $43,897
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90%

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$10.67 - $20.16
$11
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $14.34
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$0$82K
Salary $28,764 - $82,371
Bonus $0.00 - $5,008
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $11,150
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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$23,726 - $57,123
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 477
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $10.67 - $20.16
Hourly Tips $1.75
Overtime $15.25 - $30.28
Annual Data $0$57K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,008
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $11,150
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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$23,726 - $57,123
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,217

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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

  • Create and implement security standards, policies and procedures.
  • Plans in the areas of security, safety, life safety, hazardous materials, emergency preparedness, utilities and equipment.
  • Supervise security personnel and manage operational activities.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Security Supervisor

Popular Skills for Security Supervisor

Pay by Experience Level for Security Supervisor

Pay by Experience for a Security Supervisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Security Supervisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 659 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Security Supervisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 584 salaries. An experienced Security Supervisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 551 salaries. A Security Supervisor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 224 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $33,496

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Security Supervisor Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Security Supervisor?

Security Supervisor in Brownsville:
"The management.work flexibility,"
Pros: Corporate culture, work flexibility, office conditions, stress level, perks, the management.
Cons: Corporate culture, work flexibility, office conditions, stress level, perks, the management.

Security Supervisor in Fairfax:
"Nice to work with people to solve problems."
Pros: Working with people to solve problems.
Cons: People who do not take their work seriously when it comes to providing security.

Security Supervisor in Bagdad and Doha:
"Implementation of security policies and procedures."
Pros: Keeping me being flexeable and adjustable in any situation one can meet in a life time. Keeping me with confidence and capability for any challenge one can meet in his life time. Mentaining personal skills and professionalism at all time.
Cons: When there is no a sense of motivations in a company to its employees. For example; when promotions are limited, therefore moral within the employees must be limited or no moral at all. When the employer is more less concerned or don't Care to the employees day by day affairs.

Security Supervisor in Austin:
Pros: Being Independent, work flexibilty.
Cons: Hours.

Security Supervisor in Mineola:
"Seriously rewarding."
Pros: Exercising Knowledge, Skills and Abilities gathered in School, Life, and other jobs in conjunction with new skills to complete tasks and meet goals according to mission and vision of enterprise.
Cons: Bureaucracy and lack of loyalty.

Security Supervisor in Wichita:
"Non time."
Pros: I enjoy working with the public to critically think through problems in the community.
Cons: I don't like the policies of the retail stores I assist in combating crime.

Security Supervisor in Austin:
Pros: Enjoyable scope of work, fun events, management.
Cons: Long hours, low pay, stress level.

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Key Stats for Security Supervisor

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 329 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Security Supervisor Salaries

▲20%

▲8%

National Average
$33,000

▼3%

▼8%

Skills That Affect Security Supervisor Salaries

Security Intrusion Detection
▲19%


Military
▲2%

National Average
$33,000


▼1%



Microsoft Excel
▼2%

▼3%


Microsoft Office
▼6%

supervisor
▼14%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼19%

Team Leadership
▼28%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 329 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 37%
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