Average Experienced Security Officer Hourly Pay in Tampa, Florida

$12.78
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Security Officer in Tampa, Florida is $12.78.
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$9.98
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$12.78
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$16.51
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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 $10.91 based on 32 salaries. A mid-career Security Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.34 based on 16 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 27.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Las Vegas, Nevada (21.0% more) and Los Angeles, California (8.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (7.2% less) and Houston, Texas (4.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 62 survey responses.
Early Career
51.6%
Mid Career
25.8%
Late Career
22.6%