The average hourly pay for an Experienced Security Supervisor with Security Policies and Procedures skills is $15.74.
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$0 - $2,944
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$25,417 - $61,320
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Job Description for Security Supervisor
The security supervisor oversees the security practices of a company by managing the security staff. This includes ensuring that individual personnel comply with company security standards and fulfill their duties, as well as examining the practices of the team as a whole to maximize effectiveness. This position may also include examining the work site or area of protection for potential security weaknesses or problems; after determining these potential risks, the security supervisor reports the…Read more
Security Supervisor Tasks
- Create and implement security standards, policies and procedures.
- Plans in the areas of security, safety, life safety, hazardous materials, emergency preparedness, utilities and equipment.
- Supervise security personnel and manage operational activities.
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Popular Skills for Security Supervisor
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in People Management and Security Risk Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Scheduling, Training and Customer Service.
Pay by Experience Level for Security Supervisor
An entry-level Security Supervisor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.32 based on 14 salaries. An early career Security Supervisor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.14 based on 524 salaries. A mid-career Security Supervisor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.68 based on 472 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Security Supervisor in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 39.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (27.3% more) and Los Angeles, California (11.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (20.4% less), San Diego, California (4.7% less) and Chicago, Illinois (4.3% less).
Years of Experience
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