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Armed Security License

We asked 23,761 job seekers about their Armed Security License. This is what they told us:

  • 50% of job seekers said "required for my current job" was the biggest reason for earning their Armed Security License
  • 77% said earning their Armed Security License helped them make more money
  • 89% said earning their Armed Security License helped them get a job
  • 94% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Armed Security License

What are people saying about getting a Armed Security License?

Did this certification help you make more money?

Based on 23,745 responses

77% said earning their Armed Security License helped them make more money

Did this certification help you get a job?

Based on 23,743 responses

89% said earning their Armed Security License helped them get a job

Would you recommend this certification?

Based on 23,745 responses

94% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Armed Security License

Why did you decide to earn your Armed Security License?

Based on 23,761 responses

Required for my current job

50%

Make more money

36%

Changing careers

30%

Get an edge over other candidates

9%

Help my career progression

36%

Other

11%

What was your job title after earning this certification?

Based on 16,685 responses

Security Officer View jobs

43%

Security Guard View jobs

29%

Armed Security Officer View jobs

5%

Security Supervisor View jobs

2%

Armed Guard View jobs

2%

What do people wish they knew before earning their Armed Security License?

14,125 people answered

“I wish I would’ve earned this when I turned 18”

Jan. 17, 2021

“I wish that I knew that it expired every year.”

Jan. 17, 2021

“It wouldn't increase my pay or get me farther in that career field”

Jan. 17, 2021

“The emotional interactions that came with the job were a bit overwhelming at first but over time you grow to change through it.”

Jan. 16, 2021

“To be put on a call in basis, to keep experience ongoing.”

Jan. 14, 2021

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their Armed Security License?

15,495 people answered

“The test requires a lot of studying & hard preparation you have to really want it.”

Jan. 17, 2021

“To make sure that remember they’re renewal date”

Jan. 17, 2021

“If your curious try it do your best good luck”

Jan. 17, 2021

“I would reccomend that they procure a NYS Guards liscence first before inquiring different companies about future employment”

Jan. 16, 2021

“Listen to your training instructor pay attention to the legal topics you need to know the laws of your state and arresting powers.”

Jan. 14, 2021