Security Guard Salary

How much does a Security Guard make in the United States?
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$35,782 (USD)/yr

Average Base Salary

$17 (USD)/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$447 (USD)/yr

Average Bonus
The average security guard salary in United States is $35,782 or an equivalent hourly rate of $17. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $447. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$27,119 (USD)

Entry Level Salary

$42,918 (USD)

Senior Level Salary

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Salary Potential
Estimated salary in 2023:
$41,482 (USD)
5 Year Change:
16 %
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