Average Mid-Career Security Officer Hourly Pay in New York, New York

$14.65
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$1,500
Bonus
$1,528
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Security Officer in New York, New York is $14.65.
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$11.28
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$14.65
90%
$20.46
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $20
Bonus
$500 - $3,500
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1,528
Total Pay
$23,350 - $51,570

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Job Description for Security Officer

Security Officer Tasks
  • Guard and monitor premises to prevent theft, property destruction, violence or rules and safety violations.
  • Perform fire prevention, safety and maintenance tasks and parking/traffic enforcement.
  • Greet incoming guests and tenants, providing information regarding the site and surrounding area as requested by visitors.
  • Respond to alarms and emergency situations.
  • Make periodic tours to check for irregularities and to inspect protection devices and fire control equipment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Security Officer

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 $12.47 based on 12 salaries. An early career Security Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.68 based on 133 salaries. An experienced Security Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.12 based on 74 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $18.
Employees with Security Officer in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 7.1% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (25.8% less), Orlando, Florida (20.5% less) and Houston, Texas (20.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 249 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.8%
Early Career
53.4%
Experienced
29.7%
Late Career
12.0%