Security Supervisor Salary

A Security Supervisor earns an average wage of $14.22 per hour. A skill in Security Intrusion Detection is associated with high pay for this job.

$28,002 - $71,436
(Median)
$28K
$43K
$71K
MEDIAN: $42,910
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$10.36 - $20.19
(Median)
$10
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$28,002 - $71,436  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,941  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,584  
Commission
$0.00  
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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$23,226 - $59,463  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 676
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.36 - $20.19  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.22  
Overtime
$14.04 - $30.39  
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 - $2,941  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,584  
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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$23,226 - $59,463  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,475
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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 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: $33,559

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Security Supervisor Reviews

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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Experience Affects Security Supervisor Salaries




National Average
$34,000


Skills That Affect Security Supervisor Salaries

Security Intrusion Detection
up arrow 19%


Scheduling
up arrow 2%

People Management
up arrow 2%

Security Policies and Procedures
up arrow 1%

National Average
$34,000

Training
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Customer Relations
up arrow 4%

Team Leadership
up arrow 7%

supervisor
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 407 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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