$41,436
Avg. Salary
$14.55
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,973

Bonus

$1,500

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Security Officer Armed is $14.55 per hour.

The average pay for a Security Officer Armed is $41,436 per year.

$10.32
10%
$14.55
50%
$24.48
90%
MEDIAN $14.55
$25k
10%
$41k
50%
$74k
90%
MEDIAN $41,436
$24,638 - $73,602
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MEDIAN: $41,436
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$0$73K
Salary $24,638 - $73,602
Bonus $196 - $7,563
Profit Sharing $1,500
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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$22,306 - $59,637
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 206
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $10.32 - $24.48
Hourly Tips $1.47
Overtime $14.89 - $39.68
Annual Data $0$59K
Bonus $196 - $7,563
Profit Sharing $1,500
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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$22,306 - $59,637
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,136

Job Description for Security Officer Armed

Armed security officers are essential for any business that wishes to protect valuable information, materials or important people. As a result, armed security officers may be found in a vast array of industries such as jewelry retail stores, banks, computer hubs or political offices. Armed security officers usually stay in or patrol a particular area, and their work environments can vary dramatically depending on what it is they are protecting. They could work in a more upscale location, such as a hotel where they may sit at a security camera station and.or patrol the premises. Or their working environment can be relatively hectic with a number of different scheduled tasks and security precautions when working in a bank.

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Security Officer Armed Tasks
  • Protect facilities or private individuals from harm.
  • May plan routes, pre-search buildings, and perform package inspections for individuals.
  • Prepare reports, logs, and call for assistance in the event of suspicious activity.

Security Officer Armed Pay By Employer

$0$65K

$29,359

$29,682

$47,142

$27,881

Paragon
11 profiles
$49,844

$39,106

AlliedBarton
9 profiles
$27,333

$28,620

Security Officer Armed Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Security Officer Armed

Pay by Experience for a Security Officer Armed has a positive trend. An entry-level Security Officer Armed with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 391 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Security Officer Armed with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 244 salaries. An experienced Security Officer Armed which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 177 salaries. A Security Officer Armed with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 96 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

-17%

-23%

-28%

National Average: $32,309

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Armed Security Officers that is 51 percent greater than the national average, Washington offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Armed Security Officers will also find cushy salaries in Las Vegas (+4 percent) and Phoenix (+3 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Armed Security Officers in Orlando earning a whopping 27 percent below the national average. Workers in Houston and Atlanta earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (23 percent less and 20 percent less, respectively).

Security Officer Armed Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Security Officer Armed?

Security Officer Armed in Fort Worth:
To make it in the field you have to be able to obtain as many certifications as possible. 90% of companies will pay the same regardless, the best security jobs are those of the government.

Security Officer Armed in Tampa:
"Lack of Management."
Pros: N/A.
Cons: Supervisors, manager, office staff and he.

Security Officer Armed in Newark:
"Defense tactical training."
All security officers armed need to develop tactical training more and prevention course in hostage taking.

Security Officer Armed in Jersey City:
"It's fun and challenging."
Pros: Freedom to work unsupervised and move about in the mobile patrol division.
Cons: I would like better pay for the work I do.

Security Officer Armed in St. Louis:
"Confusing."
Pros: I work for the Boeing Corp. It is a very pleasent place to work over all.
Cons: I was promised a raise after the year and I didn't get it. If people are not getting fired they are quitting. Overtime because of this is averaging 16 to 25 hrs a week. Company is having hard time finding officer with Secret clearance. Giving new candidates $500.00 signing bonus for a active clearance but won't give us the raises we were promised.

Security Officer Armed in Kansas City:
"Good pay after experience is earned."
Go to school, get into a carrier with job security and healthcare.

Security Officer Armed in St. Petersburg:
"Security Is Not What The People Think."
Pros: The work hours. And the place in which I am posted.
Cons: The pay could be better after being promoted.

Key Stats for Security Officer Armed

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 232 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Security Officer Armed Salaries

Late-Career
▲16%

▲7%

National Average
$32,000

▼2%

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 232 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 43%