Average Security Officer Hourly Pay in Seattle, Washington

$15.82
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$1,300
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The average hourly pay for a Security Officer in Seattle, Washington is $15.82.
10%
$12.10
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$15.82
90%
$19.74
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $20
Bonus
$0 - $1,300
Total Pay
$26,318 - $43,761

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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 $15.89 based on 38 salaries. A mid-career Security Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.69 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Security Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.25 based on 16 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (31.1% less), Atlanta, Georgia (30.7% less) and Houston, Texas (26.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 86 survey responses.
Early Career
44.2%
Mid Career
37.2%
Experienced
18.6%