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Private Security Officer Salary

How much does a Private Security Officer make in California, United States?
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Salary Data for Private Security Officer

$32,551 (USD)/yr

$16 (USD)/hr

$348 (USD)/yr

$32,230 (USD)/yr

$15 (USD)/hr

$348 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Guard, patrol, or monitor premises to prevent theft, violence, or infractions of rules. May operate x-ray and metal detector equipment. Excludes “Transportation Security Screeners” (33-9093).
The average private security officer salary in California, United States is $32,551 or an equivalent hourly rate of $16. This is 10% higher (+$2,877) than the average private security officer salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $348. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in California, United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$25,300 (USD)

$38,413 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$37,736 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Private Security Officer will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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