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Average Salary - Other Security Career / United States UNITED STATES


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AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR MOST TYPICAL SALARY / YEAR
Gross income
Net (after tax)

$65,308 USD

£51,616 GBP
New York City

$134,000 USD

$27,000 USD

£21,339 GBP
Including "New York City"
Excluding "New York City"

Average Salary / Other Security Career / United States

Average salary for Other Security Career / United States is $65,308 USD per year. The most typical earning is $27,000 USD. All data are based on 67 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of $68,600 USD. Women receive a salary of $64,800 USD.

Based on education, the highest salaries receive people with Masters Degree with salary of $117,100 USD. The second most paid education level is Bellow H. School with salary of $74,800 USD.

Different experiences affect earning as well. People with 16-20 Years of experience receive salary of $130,800 USD. Employees with 20+ Years of experience receive $83,500 USD.

Levels / Other Security Career / United States (Gross USD)

Salary Levels (USD) per Year Surveys [%]
$10,000 USD - $14,999 USD
0 n/a
$15,000 USD - $19,999 USD
4 100%
5.97%
$20,000 USD - $24,999 USD
4 94.03%
5.97%
THE MOST TYPICAL SALARY
$25,000 USD - $29,999 USD
6 88.06%
8.96%
$30,000 USD - $34,999 USD
3 79.1%
4.48%
$35,000 USD - $39,999 USD
6 74.63%
8.96%
$40,000 USD - $44,999 USD
5 65.67%
7.46%
$45,000 USD - $49,999 USD
2 58.21%
2.99%
$50,000 USD - $54,999 USD
5 55.22%
7.46%
$55,000 USD - $59,999 USD
0 n/a
$60,000 USD - $64,999 USD
4 47.76%
5.97%
$65,000 USD - $69,999 USD
6 41.79%
8.96%
$70,000 USD - $74,999 USD
1 32.84%
1.49%
$75,000 USD - $79,999 USD
2 31.34%
2.99%
$80,000 USD - $84,999 USD
3 28.36%
4.48%
$85,000 USD - $89,999 USD
2 23.88%
2.99%
$90,000 USD - $94,999 USD
0 n/a
$95,000 USD - $99,999 USD
0 n/a
$100,000 USD - $104,999 USD
4 20.9%
5.97%
$105,000 USD - $109,999 USD
0 n/a
$110,000 USD - $114,999 USD
0 n/a
$115,000 USD - $119,999 USD
1 14.93%
1.49%
$120,000 USD - $124,999 USD
1 13.43%
1.49%
$125,000 USD - $129,999 USD
2 11.94%
2.99%
$130,000 USD - $134,999 USD
0 n/a
$135,000 USD - $139,999 USD
0 n/a
$140,000 USD - $144,999 USD
2 8.96%
2.99%
$145,000 USD - $149,999 USD
0 n/a
HIGH SALARIES
$150,000 USD - $159,999 USD
2 5.97%
2.99%
$160,000 USD - $169,999 USD
0 n/a
$170,000 USD - $179,999 USD
0 n/a
$180,000 USD - $189,999 USD
0 n/a
$190,000 USD - $199,999 USD
0 n/a
$200,000 USD - $209,999 USD
1 2.99%
1.49%
$210,000 USD - $219,999 USD
0 n/a
$220,000 USD - $229,999 USD
0 n/a
$230,000 USD - $239,999 USD
0 n/a
$240,000 USD - $249,999 USD
1 1.49%
1.49%
$250,000 USD - $349,999 USD
0 n/a

Gender / Other Security Career / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Men 49 $68,600 USD
2 Women 11 $64,800 USD

Education / Other Security Career / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Masters Degree 7 $117,100 USD
2 Bellow H. School 2 $74,800 USD
3 Bachelors Degree 25 $72,700 USD
4 Some College 25 $50,600 USD
5 High School 8 $40,600 USD

Experience / Other Security Career / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 16-20 Years 5 $130,800 USD
2 20+ Years 23 $83,500 USD
3 8-12 Years 9 $65,200 USD
4 1-2 Years 2 $52,200 USD
5 4-8 Years 9 $45,500 USD
6 12-16 Years 9 $42,500 USD
7 2-4 Years 6 $40,000 USD
8 0-1 Year 4 $19,500 USD

Age / Other Security Career / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 56-60 4 $125,300 USD
2 51-55 7 $104,400 USD
3 46-50 9 $78,300 USD
4 36-40 6 $64,800 USD
5 61-65 5 $62,600 USD
6 41-45 8 $61,400 USD
7 31-35 7 $55,100 USD
8 26-30 6 $45,100 USD
9 n/a 7 $43,100 USD
10 21-25 8 $35,900 USD

Work Type / Other Security Career / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Contract 3 $105,000 USD
2 Permanent 59 $65,700 USD
3 Self Employed 2 $63,500 USD
4 Part Time 3 $19,700 USD

States / Other Security Career / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Delaware 1 $240,000 USD
2 Michigan 1 $122,000 USD
3 New York State 3 $114,300 USD
4 District Of Columbia (DC) 5 $103,400 USD
5 Nevada 2 $97,500 USD
6 Illinois 3 $73,300 USD
7 Georgia 2 $71,000 USD
8 Alaska 2 $66,500 USD
9 Colorado 3 $62,800 USD
10 California 8 $58,800 USD
11 North Carolina 3 $51,300 USD
12 Ohio 2 $50,500 USD
13 Texas 6 $50,100 USD
14 Pennsylvania 2 $50,000 USD
15 Alabama 2 $48,700 USD
16 Missouri 4 $44,000 USD
17 Arizona 2 $40,000 USD
18 Massachusetts 2 $38,500 USD
19 Hawaii 1 $35,000 USD
20 South Carolina 1 $35,000 USD
21 South Dakota 1 $33,000 USD
22 Oregon 3 $31,400 USD
23 New Mexico 1 $24,600 USD
24 Indiana 1 $21,000 USD

Cities / Other Security Career / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Dover, Delaware 1 $240,000 USD
2 Reno 1 $150,000 USD
3 New York City 2 $134,000 USD
4 Detroit 1 $122,000 USD
5 San Diego 1 $116,000 USD
6 Washington DC 5 $103,400 USD
7 Austin 1 $100,000 USD
8 Kansas City 1 $100,000 USD
9 --Other-- 6 $79,300 USD
10 Rochester 1 $75,000 USD
11 Chicago 3 $73,300 USD
12 Atlanta 2 $71,000 USD
13 Oxnard 1 $70,000 USD
14 Anchorage 2 $66,500 USD
15 Pittsburgh 1 $65,000 USD
16 Cincinnati 1 $65,000 USD
17 Denver 3 $62,800 USD
18 Peoria 1 $60,000 USD
19 Raleigh 2 $56,500 USD
20 Birmingham, United States 1 $55,000 USD
21 Houston 2 $54,000 USD
22 San Francisco 1 $50,000 USD
23 Sacramento 1 $49,500 USD
24 Los Angeles 4 $46,300 USD
25 Las Vegas 1 $45,000 USD
26 Montgomery 1 $42,500 USD
27 Charlotte 1 $40,800 USD
28 Boston 2 $38,500 USD
29 Columbus 1 $36,000 USD
30 Honolulu 1 $35,000 USD
31 Columbia, South Carolina 1 $35,000 USD
32 Brownsville 1 $35,000 USD
33 Philadelphia 1 $35,000 USD
34 Sioux Falls, South Dakota 1 $33,000 USD
35 Portland, Oregon 3 $31,400 USD
36 Irving 1 $30,700 USD
37 Plano 1 $27,000 USD
38 St. Louis 3 $25,300 USD
39 Albuquerque 1 $24,600 USD
40 Indianapolis 1 $21,000 USD
41 Chandler 1 $20,000 USD

People's individual salary examples (surveys)

14/14  Hotel Security Guard (Man)
Posted 13 July 2023

What I do?

"Supervise All Security Guard at the Ala Moana Hotel."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Honolulu Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years Advanced $35,000 USD

13/14  Security Manager (Man)
Posted 09 June 2022

What I do?

"Risk Management,."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Boston Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Intermediate $52,000 USD

12/14  Security Guard (Man)
Posted 11 February 2022

What I do?

"Crowd and access control, verification."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Irving High School 4-8 Years Intermediate $30,700 USD

11/14  Team Lead (Woman)
Posted 15 January 2022

What I do?

"Security assessment and risks."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Chicago Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert $140,000 USD

10/14  Senior Physical Security Specialist (Man)
Posted 24 April 2020

What I do?

"Lots of security stuff."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Washington DC Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a $140,000 USD

9/14  Supervisor (Man)
Posted 23 March 2020

What I do?

"Everything needed to know."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Washington DC Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a $87,000 USD

8/14  Security Lead (Woman)
Posted 01 December 2019

What I do?

"I work at a food processing plant as a security guard/security supervisor."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sioux Falls, South Dakota Some College 12-16 Years n/a $33,000 USD

7/14  Justice Protective Security Officer (Man)
Posted 09 August 2019

What I do?

"At the DOJ do security i work."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Washington DC Some College 8-12 Years n/a $100,000 USD

6/14  Correctional Officer (Man)
Posted 29 July 2019

What I do?

"Making sure inmates don't escape, harm themselves or others, and follow policy."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Raleigh High School 2-4 Years n/a $51,000 USD

5/14  Forensics Manager (Man)
Posted 15 June 2019

What I do?

"Forensics Ediscovery research."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Atlanta Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a $100,000 USD

4/14  Correctional Officer (Woman)
Posted 21 October 2018

What I do?

"Keep order in housing units while securing the safety of inmates."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
St. Louis Some College 20+ Years n/a $38,000 USD

3/14  Correction Officer (Man)
Posted 03 October 2018

What I do?

"Worked in correctional facilities."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Rochester Some College 20+ Years n/a $75,000 USD

2/14  Correction Officer (Man)
Posted 13 August 2018

What I do?

"Works with inmates."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
New York City High School 8-12 Years n/a $68,000 USD

1/14  Security Patrol Officer (Man)
Posted 07 September 2017

What I do?

"Security Patrol Officer - Vehicle patrol of multiple client properties through out metro area. Each location has different task as prescribed by the client. (checking doors, windows, gates etc. )."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Portland, Oregon High School 20+ Years n/a $29,100 USD


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