How much does a Security Guard make in the United States?
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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 $13.57 per hour.
|Year||Number of job openings on Indeed requiring this license||Change from previous year|
|2013||26||increase by 26|
|2014||106||increase by 307.69%|
|2015||77||decrease by 27.36%|
|2016||73||decrease by 5.19%|
|2017||71||decrease by 2.74%|
|2018||132||increase by 85.92%|
|2019||179||increase by 35.61%|
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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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