Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Security Officer is $13.39
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Security Officers?
An entry-level Security Officer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.53 based on 411 salaries. An early career Security Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.02 based on 3,223 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Security Officers Do?
Security officers are responsible for maintaining the overall security of a property. Security officers use many different tactics to prevent theft, vandalism, and damage to properties. They may patrol the property in a vehicle and may maintain records of who enters or leaves the property, either at a front desk or a front gate. They may keep track of signing visitors in and out and monitor incoming deliveries. Security officers generally assist with providing guests with information and …Read more