Security Officers Salary

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The average yearly salary for Security Officers is $18,700. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Security Officers, you could expect a starting pay rate of $15,400 annually. As is true for most jobs and careers, you can expect your hourly pay rate or salary to increase as you gain experience and the longer you are employed with the same employer. You could potentially make an average income of around $22,000 after several years on the job with increased wages. When pursuing your career of choice, you should compare salaries of similar professions and factor in variables such as health benefits and potential for raises and promotions over time.


Yearly Security Officers Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Security Officers Salary

$14,960 - $22,440

Starting Yearly Security Officers Salary

$12,320 - $18,480

Top Yearly Security Officers Salary

$17,600 - $26,400

Monthly Security Officers Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Security Officers Salary

$1,247 - $1,870

Starting Monthly Security Officers Salary

$1,027 - $1,540

Top Monthly Security Officers Salary

$1,467 - $2,200

Hourly Security Officers Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Security Officers Salary

$7 - $10

Starting Hourly Security Officers Salary

$6 - $8

Top Hourly Security Officers Salary

$8 - $12


Security Officers Gender and Age Stats


Some professions tend to be geared toward various age groups of workers and certain genders more than others. The average Security Officers age in the United States is 38 years old. As it pertains to men vs women, 49% of Security Officers are male in the United States, and 51% of the Security Officers are female in the United States.

National Salary Data for Security Officers


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