Average Early-Career Security Officer Hourly Pay at Universal Protections Services

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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Security Officer at Universal Protections Services is $10.90.
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Hourly Rate
$8 - $13
$0 - $250
Total Pay
$17,393 - $32,177

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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., Allied Universal Corporation and G4S Security Services. Reported salaries are highest at AlliedBarton where the average pay is $12.16. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Allied Universal Corporation and G4S Security Services, earning around $12.14 and $12.07, respectively. US Security Associates, Inc. pays the lowest at around $10.59. U.S. Security & Associates and Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $10.71 and $11.20, respectively.

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Pay by Experience Level for Security Officer

A mid-career Security Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.78 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Security Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.45 based on 6 salaries.

Years of Experience

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Mid Career