The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Security Supervisor is $14.73.
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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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Security Supervisor
The top respondents for the job title Security Supervisor are from the companies Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc., Allied Universal Corporation and G4S Security Services. Reported salaries are highest at Allied Universal Corporation where the average pay is $16.17. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include G4S Security Services and Allied Barton Security Services Inc., earning around $15.31 and $14.90, respectively. US Security Associates, Inc. pays the lowest at around $12.75. AlliedBarton and Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $13.00 and $14.20, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Security Supervisor
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Skills that pay less than market rate include Scheduling, People Management, Training, Customer Service and Security Policies and Procedures.
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 $13.15 based on 41 salaries. An early career Security Supervisor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.97 based on 970 salaries. An experienced Security Supervisor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.54 based on 952 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 38.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (11.8% more) and New York, New York (5.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (12.4% less), Atlanta, Georgia (7.8% less) and Chicago, Illinois (1.8% less).
Years of Experience
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