Experienced Security Officer Salary

For Experienced Security Officers, hourly average wages total $12.63 per hour. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Over a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a majority report medical coverage and approximately half claim dental coverage as well. Job satisfaction for Experienced Security Officers is high. Male Experienced Security Officers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$22,937 - $99,435
$23K
$39K
$99K
MEDIAN: $38,977
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$9.76 - $18.42
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$13
$18
MEDIAN: $12.68
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$0$99K
Salary $22,937 - $99,435
Bonus $197.74 - $30,000
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$20,539 - $47,569
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 189
Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $9.76 - $18.42
Hourly Tips $0.63
Overtime $12.61 - $28.33
Annual Data $0$47K
Bonus $197.74 - $30,000
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$20,539 - $47,569
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,072

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Popular Employer Salaries for Security Officer


Experienced Security Officers flock to Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc., G4S Security Services, Allied Barton Security Services Inc., Guardsmark, Llc., and United States Transportation Security Administration (TSA), highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. Experienced Security Officers flock to United States Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $44K lead the pack in compensation. Experienced Security Officers can also look forward to large paychecks at Allied Barton Security Services Inc. ($28K), U.S. Security & Associates ($26K), and AlliedBarton ($26K).

Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Universal Protections Services at $21K, and Guardsmark, Llc. where $21K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Experienced Security Officers there earn up to $47K.

Key Stats for Security Officer

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 199 votes.
10-19 years
88%
20 years or more
12%
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 199 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 37%
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