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Average Bodyguard Salary

$65,214
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,826
Bonus
$53
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The average salary for a Bodyguard is $65,214.
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$43k
MEDIAN
$65k
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$191k
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$43k - $191k
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$101 - $25k
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$32k - $166k
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What Do Bodyguards Do?

Bodyguard Tasks
  • Ensure safety of client.
  • Ensure areas are kept secure and all personnel have been approved.
  • Provide crowd control.
  • Observe location and situations for potential dangers.

Job Satisfaction for Bodyguard

3.8 out of 5
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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Bodyguards?

An early career Bodyguard with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $64,050 based on 30 salaries. A mid-career Bodyguard with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,415 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Bodyguard with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,129 based on 20 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $65,000.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Bodyguard in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 11.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (7.3% more) and Houston, Texas (3.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (3.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 84 survey responses.
Early Career
35.7%
Mid Career
25.0%
Experienced
23.8%
Late Career
15.5%