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Security guard salary in Stamford, CT

How much does a Security Guard make in Stamford, CT?

Average base salary

$15.11
same
as national average
Average $15.11
Low $12.72
High $17.93
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a security guard is $15.11 per hour in Stamford, CT. 30 salaries reported, updated at September 7, 2022

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Salaries by years of experience in Stamford, CT

Years of experiencePer hour
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Security Guards in Stamford, CT

  1. Norwalk Public Schools
    3.4star
    37 reviews9 salaries reported
    $27.63per hour
  2. $22.83per hour
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Highest paying cities for Security Guards near Stamford, CT

  1. Norwalk, CT
    $21.83 per hour
    16 salaries reported
  2. Greenwich, CT
    $16.58 per hour
    7 salaries reported
  3. Milford, CT
    $16.01 per hour
    7 salaries reported
  1. New Haven, CT
    $15.59 per hour
    10 salaries reported
  2. North Haven, CT
    $15.16 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  3. Stamford, CT
    $15.11 per hour
    30 salaries reported
  1. Bridgeport, CT
    $14.03 per hour
    34 salaries reported
  2. Shelton, CT
    $13.25 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  3. Hartford, CT
    $12.54 per hour
    36 salaries reported
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Where can a Security Guard earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Security Guards

Most recommended license

Baton Permit

(earn +12.94% more)

The jobs requiring this license have increase by 35.61% since 2018. Security Guards with this license earn +12.94% more than the average base salary, which is $15.11 per hour.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this licenseChange from previous year
201326increase by 26
2014106increase by 307.69%
201577decrease by 27.36%
201673decrease by 5.19%
201771decrease by 2.74%
2018132increase by 85.92%
2019179increase by 35.61%

Top companies hiring Security Guards on Indeed

JDR United LLC
Arrow Security
GardaWorld Security Services
Allied Universal
Berkley
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Top certifications
Act 235
+30.29%salary
Top skills
Military Experience
+4.26%salary

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top CertificationsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
7 jobs11
3 jobs4
10 jobs11
181 jobs336
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Most common benefits for Security Guards

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 18,682 ratings

30% of Security Guards in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in Stamford, CT?

Security Officer

702 job openings

Average $15.85 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Security Guard

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