Security Guard Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 88,721 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 24 months. Last updated: December 15, 2017
Average salary
$11.02 per hour
  • Most Reported
$7.25
$21.20
Salary Distribution

How much does a Security Guard make in the United States?

The average salary for a Security Guard is $11.02 per hour in the United States. Salary estimates are based on 88,721 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Security Guard employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 24 months. The typical tenure for a Security Guard is less than 1 year.
Security Guard salaries by company in the United States
CompanyAverage salary
$13.05 per hour
$12.46 per hour
$12.19 per hour
$11.58 per hour
$11.42 per hour
$12.73 per hour
$11.92 per hour
$12.05 per hour
$11.90 per hour
$11.61 per hour
Security Guard salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$11.75 per hour
$12.01 per hour
$11.19 per hour
$10.24 per hour
$11.13 per hour

Security Guard job openings

Night Security Guard
North Oaks Senior Living Community
Pikesville, MD
Security Guard Immediate openings available
Acumen Security
New York, NY
1st Shift Security Officer - $11/hr - Tucson, AZ
Whelan Security
Tucson, AZ
Nuclear Armed Security Officer
G4S
Wadsworth, TX
Security Officer / Guard
Securitas Critical Infrastructure Services Inc.
Chantilly, VA
Part-Time Security Guard (18.75 hours per week)
Suffolk County Traffic & Parking Violations Agency
Hauppauge, NY
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