$33,528
Avg. Salary
$6.88
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Security Guard is $6.88 per hour.

The average pay for a Security Guard is $33,528 per year.

$5.25
10%
$6.88
50%
$7.23
90%
MEDIAN $6.88
$0
10%
$34k
50%
$0
90%
MEDIAN $33,528
$5.25 - $7.23
$6
MEDIAN: $6.88
50%

Job Description for Security Guard

Security guards provide low-level protection for companies and organizations which usually involves patrolling the premises, either by foot or in a company vehicle (of course, a valid driver’s license is required in order to drive company vehicles). Security guards patrol for suspicious or dangerous activity that might be detrimental to the safety of the facility or any people present. If a person at or in the facility is in violation of particular rules or policies, the guard must correct the situation.

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Security Guard Tasks
  • Guard and monitor premises to prevent theft, property destruction, violence or rules and safety violations.
  • Perform fire prevention, safety and maintenance tasks and parking/traffic enforcement.
  • Greet incoming guests and tenants, providing information regarding the site and surrounding area as requested by visitors.
  • Respond to alarms and emergency situations.
  • Make periodic tours to check for irregularities and to inspect protection devices and fire control equipment.

Security Guard Pay By Employer

$0$34K

$22,863

$25,520

$24,214

$24,262

$21,463

$21,736

AlliedBarton
27 profiles
$21,913

$21,262

Securtias
17 profiles
$20,991

$24,925

Security Guard Job Listings

Key Stats for Security Guard

1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
43%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
43%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: