Mid-Career Security Guard Salary

The average Mid-Career Security Guard can expect to rake in roughly $11.87 per hour. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. There are far more male Mid-Career Security Guards survey respondents than women, making up 80 percent. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. Health benefits are not claimed by all — one-half lack any form of coverage — but just under a half have medical insurance, and close to a third have dental, too. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$14,738 - $145,539
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$31K
$150K
MEDIAN: $30,859
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$9.08 - $16.59
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MEDIAN: $11.86
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$0$145K
Salary $14,738 - $145,539
Bonus $-0.50 - $9,863
Profit Sharing $1,500
Total Pay (?
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$18,911 - $41,444
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 98
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $9.08 - $16.59
Hourly Tips $0.53
Overtime $13.32 - $27.82
Annual Data $0$41K
Bonus $-0.50 - $9,863
Profit Sharing $1,500
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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$18,911 - $41,444
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 645

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Popular Employer Salaries for Security Guard


Dominating the field, Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc., Allied Barton Security Services Inc., Universal Protections Services, G4S Security Services, and Guardsmark, Llc. are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of Mid-Career Security Guards. Those at AlliedBarton can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $30K. Also paying near the top of the field are G4S Security Services at $27K, Allied Barton Security Services Inc. at $26K, and Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc., where Mid-Career Security Guards annually earn $25K.

Universal Protections Services, Guardsmark, Llc., and Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc. also rank near the bottom for pay, handing out $22K, $22K, and $25K-paychecks on average.

Key Stats for Security Guard

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 106 votes.
5-9 years
81%
10-19 years
19%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 106 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 46%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 28%
no benefits
None: 51%
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