Security Supervisors are the best paid with the average salary hovering at about $13.48 per hour; Security Guards, Security Officers, and Security Officers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $11.27, approximately $10.77, and $10.07, respectively.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($12.77 per hour) can be spotted in San Jose, Calif.; Rock Springs, Wyo. ($12.00), Nashville, Tenn. ($11.57), and Reno, Nev. ($11.00) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Columbus, Ohio; in fact, at around $10.20 it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, Guardsmark, Llc. pays its Wyoming employees the most; the pay rate there is $12.20 per hour.
Years of Experience
Average pay is approximately $11.25 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest slice of the Guardsmark, Llc. workforce (48 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, about $11.32 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Automated External Defibrillator Specialists, who make $14.00 per hour. Guardsmark, Llc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) — these employees rake in about $15.50 per hour.
In this position, it pays to have Customer Service in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $14.97 per hour. Security Policies and Procedures is a popular skill among Guardsmark, Llc. workers, with a strong majority of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Training, Scheduling, and Security Risk Management were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
The larger part of employees plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Nearly one-half of workers receive health insurance, and slightly less than a third of workers get dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and supplemental maternity leave.