Average Entry-Level Security Officer Hourly Pay in New York, New York

$12.47
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Security Officer in New York, New York is $12.47.
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$9.79
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$12.47
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$17.41
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $17
Total Pay
$20,767 - $41,199

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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 early career Security Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.68 based on 136 salaries. A mid-career Security Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.43 based on 58 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 Denver, Colorado earn an average of 5.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (4.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cleveland, Ohio (17.6% less), Louisville, Kentucky (14.3% less) and Houston, Texas (13.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 298 survey responses.
Early Career
45.6%
Mid Career
19.5%
Experienced
24.8%
Late Career
10.1%