$67,373
Avg. Salary
$18.36
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,928

Bonus

$2,350

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Facility Security Officer (FSO) is $18.36 per hour.

The average pay for a Facility Security Officer (FSO) is $67,373 per year.

10%
$11.27
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$18.36
50%
$32.06
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MEDIAN $18.36
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$44k
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$67k
50%
$96k
90%
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MEDIAN $67,373
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MEDIAN: $67,373
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$0$95K
Salary $43,802 - $95,968
Bonus $0.00 - $6,805
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,433
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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$35,043 - $94,175
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,101
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $11.27 - $32.06
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $5.07 - $41.00
Annual Data $0$94K
Bonus $0.00 - $6,805
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,433
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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$35,043 - $94,175
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 310

Job Description for Facility Security Officer (FSO)

Facility security officers (FSOs) are in charge of managing security in their organization's facilities. They are responsible for creating a secure environment for employees, vendors, and company visitors. They manage daily activities regarding entry, video security, and other security devices. FSOs use a personal computer to log personnel and entry records, as well as review closed circuit recordings and provide functional support for physical security requirements. They manage access control to restricted areas, coordinate with upper management on security protocols and legal requirements, and analyze identification forms.

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Facility Security Officer (FSO) Tasks
  • Create and update security plans, procedures, and instructions.
  • Maintain working relationships with government agencies.
  • Participate in the development and execution of security education programs.
  • Supervise daily security activities and enforce government and company security policies.
  • Perform access control responsibilities including managing badges, access cards and visit requests.

Facility Security Officer (FSO) Pay By Employer

$0$119K

$67,459

$70,210

$80,000

Facility Security Officer (FSO) Job Listings

Popular Skills for Facility Security Officer (FSO)


Job skills reported by Facility Security Officers are limited. Most notably, skills in Personnel Security, Security Risk Management, Security Policies and Procedures, and Security Maintenance are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Security Intrusion Detection. It is often found that people who know Security Policies and Procedures are also skilled in Security Maintenance.

Pay by Experience Level for Facility Security Officer (FSO)

Pay by Experience for a Facility Security Officer (FSO) has a positive trend. An entry-level Facility Security Officer (FSO) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 343 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Facility Security Officer (FSO) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 313 salaries. An experienced Facility Security Officer (FSO) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 230 salaries. A Facility Security Officer (FSO) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 87 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,372

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

For those looking to make money, Facility Security Officers in Reston enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 26 percent above the national average. Facility Security Officers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Columbia (+23 percent), Arlington (+14 percent), Washington (+14 percent), and Chantilly (+10 percent). Facility Security Officers in Chicago take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 37 percent less than the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Melbourne and Lexington Park (37 percent lower and 11 percent lower, respectively).

Facility Security Officer (FSO) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Facility Security Officer (FSO)?

Facility Security Officer (FSO) in Fullerton:
"Everyday is a new day."
Pros: Constantly learning new things
Cons: The company is a penny pincher

Facility Security Officer (FSO) in Tucson:
"Tucson."
Pros: The weather is awesome
Cons: The pay is not the greatest

Facility Security Officer (FSO) in Dallas:
"Don't get stuck in a rut."
To always take opportunities to get education. Learn new skills. Apply for higher paid positions in the company. Get insight on tasks you may perform.

Facility Security Officer (FSO) in Baltimore:
"Major responsibilty."
Don't throw fellow employees under the bus. Gather information from multiple sources before reporting a violation.

Facility Security Officer (FSO) in Rockville:
Pros: The location is close to washington dc, a lot to do that is convenient around the area.
Cons:

Facility Security Officer (FSO) in 21005:
"Know your NISPOM."
Make sure you keep a good relationship with your ISR DSS.

Facility Security Officer (FSO) in Suffolk:
"The NISPOM."
You have to have a working knowledge of DSS requirements, the NISPOM, how to navigate through JPAS, ACAVS and other data bases you will use daily.

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Key Stats for Facility Security Officer (FSO)

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 243 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Facility Security Officer (FSO) Salaries

▲18%

▲13%

▲1%

National Average
$63,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Facility Security Officer (FSO) Salaries

Personnel Security
▲10%




National Average
$63,000

Security Intrusion Detection
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 243 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 20%