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.

$27,339 - $77,504
$27K
$42K
$78K
MEDIAN: $42,385
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50%
90%

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$10.53 - $19.89
$11
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $14.19
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$27,339 - $77,504  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,628  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,152  
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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$23,419 - $56,556  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 448
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.53 - $19.89  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.75  
Overtime
$14.90 - $30.18  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,628  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,152  
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).
)
$23,419 - $56,556  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,197
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Security Supervisor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $32,806

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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 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.

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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 276 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

▲23%

▲10%

National Average
$33,000

▼1%

▼6%

Skills That Affect Security Supervisor Salaries

Security Intrusion Detection
▲22%


Military
▲4%

▲2%




Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
$33,000

▼1%


Microsoft Office
▼4%

supervisor
▼12%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼17%

Team Leadership
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 276 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: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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