Earning approximately $17.55 per hour on average, Security Managers receive the most money, followed by Security Supervisors (about $14.67), Armed Security Officers ($13.81), and Armed Security Guards ($12.80). With salaries averaging $11.70, Security Officers are among the lowest paid at G4S Security Services.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $15.00 per hour) can be spotted in San Jose, Calif.; New York, N.Y. ($14.75), Honolulu, Hawaii (around $14.74), and Houston, Texas ($13.65) are the next top-paying cities. Louisville, Ky. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging approximately $9.94. By state, the highest pay levels are found in California, where the average G4S Security Services employee makes $14.19 per hour.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $12.85 per hour. Overall, the greater share of G4S Security Services folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $12.58 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach approximately $15.32 per hour for BSIS Guard Card Certifications; non-accredited workers make much less. G4S Security Services compensates Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)-holders the most at $16.23 per hour.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Customer Relations; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $15.20 per hour. One of the more prevalent skills at G4S Security Services is Security Policies and Procedures, with just over a half considering it a key competency. Other skills in demand are Customer Service, Scheduling, and Training.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at G4S Security Services can sometimes lack paid time off; one in five employees get paid vacation days, and 9 percent receive paid sick leave. The larger part of respondents plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a majority of survey participants, and just over a half of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Some other advantages of working at G4S Security Services are life insurance, 401(a), flexible hours, and tuition reimbursement.