Security Guard

Patrolman, Custom Protection Officer, Security Checker, Security Officer, Security Supervisor  

The wage data and labor market projections presented below reflect a range of related occupations. Actual wages are likely to vary by location and employer.

Local Wages
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Period
2016
10% 25% Median 75% 90%
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Hourly Wage
Yearly Wage
  • High is the wage at which 90% of workers earn less and 10% earn more.
  • Median is the wage at which 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
  • Low is the wage at which 10% of workers earn less and 90% earn more.
State and National Trends
 
     

Career Snapshot

Typical Education:

High School or GED (HS)
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Percent Job Growth:

5% - Slower than average
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Typical Wages:

Annual: $21,290 - $34,620

Hourly: $10 - $17