Average Security Officer Hourly Pay in Los Angeles, California

$13.11
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$198
Bonus
$1,625
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The average hourly pay for a Security Officer in Los Angeles, California is $13.11.
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$10.26
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$13.11
90%
$17.12
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $17
Bonus
$10 - $1,192
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1,625
Total Pay
$21,772 - $45,931

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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.
The top respondents for the job title Security Officer are from the companies Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc., Universal Protections Services and G4S Security Services. Reported salaries are highest at G4S Security Services where the average pay is $14.71. Universal Protections Services pays the lowest at around $11.99.

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Pay by Experience Level for Security Officer

An early career Security Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.79 based on 96 salaries. A mid-career Security Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.75 based on 51 salaries. An experienced Security Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.94 based on 40 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $11.
Employees with Security Officer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 9.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Las Vegas, Nevada (5.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (16.9% less), Atlanta, Georgia (16.3% less) and Houston, Texas (10.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 198 survey responses.
Early Career
48.5%
Mid Career
25.8%
Experienced
20.2%
Late Career
5.6%