Average Security Officer Hourly Pay in San Diego, California

$13.31
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$800
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The average hourly pay for a Security Officer in San Diego, California is $13.31.
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$10.85
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$13.31
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$18.55
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $19
Bonus
$0 - $800
Total Pay
$22,421 - $39,990

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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 $13.08 based on 7 salaries. An early career Security Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.27 based on 36 salaries. A mid-career Security Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.16 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Security Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.75 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $15.
Employees with Security Officer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 7.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Las Vegas, Nevada (4.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (18.1% less), Atlanta, Georgia (17.6% less) and Houston, Texas (12.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 95 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.4%
Early Career
37.9%
Mid Career
29.5%
Experienced
20.0%
Late Career
5.3%