$38,477
Avg. Salary
$13.70
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$650

Bonus

$4,679

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Armed Security Guard is $13.70 per hour.

The average pay for an Armed Security Guard is $38,477 per year.

10%
$10.13
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$13.70
50%
$20.85
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90%
MEDIAN $13.70
10%
$18k
10%
$38k
50%
$67k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $38,477
$17,830 - $66,543
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$67K
MEDIAN: $38,477
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$0$66K
Salary $17,830 - $66,543
Bonus $248 - $3,523
Profit Sharing $4,679
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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$21,417 - $50,891
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 66
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $10.13 - $20.85
Hourly Tips $0.38
Overtime $14.20 - $30.55
Annual Data $0$50K
Bonus $248 - $3,523
Profit Sharing $4,679
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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$21,417 - $50,891
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 553

Job Description for Armed Security Guard

Armed security guards provide armed security for their employers, which may range from local stores to government buildings to events that will be highly populated. Armed guards also may be hired or contracted to patrol military installations.

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Armed Security Guard Tasks
  • Protect facilities or private individuals from harm.
  • May plan routes, pre-search buildings, and perform package inspections for individuals.
  • Prepare reports, logs, and call for assistance in the event of suspicious activity.

Armed Security Guard Pay By Employer

$0$48K

$28,648

$27,868

$25,393

Armed Security Guard Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Armed Security Guard

Pay by Experience for an Armed Security Guard has a positive trend. An entry-level Armed Security Guard with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 231 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Armed Security Guard with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 112 salaries. An experienced Armed Security Guard which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 80 salaries. An Armed Security Guard with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 45 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

35%

National Average: $30,321

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Armed Security Guard

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 89 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Armed Security Guard Salaries

Late-Career
▲33%

Experienced
▲19%

National Average
$30,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 89 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
vision benefits
Vision: 26%
no benefits
None: 56%