Average Bodyguard Salary

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The average salary for a Bodyguard is $64,931.
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$41k - $146k
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$30k - $142k

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Job Description for Bodyguard

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

3.9 out of 5
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Pay by Experience Level for Bodyguard

An early career Bodyguard with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $62,703 based on 36 salaries. A mid-career Bodyguard with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,336 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Bodyguard with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,419 based on 28 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $70,000.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Bodyguard in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 23.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (7.8% more) and Houston, Texas (3.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (3.4% less).

Years of Experience

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