Security officer

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How much does a Security Officer make in Washington, DC?

Average base salary
479 salaries reported, updated at Aug 02, 2020
per hour
The average salary for a security officer with 2 to 3 years of experience, Bachelor Degree, and 3 selected qualifications is $24.40 per hour in Washington, DC.
89% higher
than national average
Most common benefits
  • Pet insurance
  • Referral program
  • Employee discount
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
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Most common benefits for Security Officers

  • Pet insurance
  • Referral program
  • Employee discount
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
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Salary satisfaction

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31% of Security officers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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