When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($15.64 per hour) can be spotted in Baltimore, Md.; Washington, DC ($14.89), Oakland, Calif. (approximately $13.78), and Arlington, Va. (about $13.74) are the next top-paying cities. Melbourne, Fla. is near the bottom for pay at $9.85. Within the company, workers earn the highest pay (an average of around $15.06 per hour) in District of Columbia.
Armed Security Guards are the best paid with the average salary hovering at about $15.72 per hour; Security Supervisors, Security Officers, and Security Guards also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $14.87, $12.68, and $11.48, respectively.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of approximately $13.71 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Admiral Security Services employees (52 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn around $12.38 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Baton Certifications, who make $17.81 per hour.
Employees who count People Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $17.00 per hour. Training is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; a majority of Admiral Security Services's people use it regularly. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Security Policies and Procedures, Customer Service, and Security Risk Management.
Benefits and Perks
Nearly two in five workers can count on health insurance, and nearly one in four workers have dental coverage as a benefit.