Security Guard Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 19,726 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: March 16, 2019
Average salary
$12.12 per hour
  • Most Reported
$7.25
$21.75
Salary Distribution

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

The average salary for a Security Guard is $12.12 per hour in the United States. Salary estimates are based on 19,726 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Security Guard employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. The typical tenure for a Security Guard is less than 1 year.
Security Guard salaries by company in the United States
CompanyAverage salary
$14.00 per hour
$12.67 per hour
$12.84 per hour
$12.75 per hour
$12.21 per hour
$12.40 per hour
$12.36 per hour
$14.39 per hour
$12.95 per hour
$12.77 per hour
Security Guard salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$14.10 per hour
$13.69 per hour
$12.17 per hour
$16.69 per hour
$10.65 per hour

Security Guard job openings

Unarmed Security Officer - Ports
American Corporate Security, Inc.
San Pedro, CA
Security Operations Center Officers/ALL SHIFTS-LinkedIn
Securitas Security Services USA, Inc
Sunnyvale, CA
Licensed Level 4 PPO/Bodyguard
Top Gun Investigations, Bodyguard and Security Consulting
Austin, TX
CORPORATE SECURITY – MIDTOWN $20/HR
ELITE INVESTIGATIONS LTD
New York, NY
Residential Security Team Agent (RST)
AS Solution North America
Mountain View, CA
Unarmed S/O's for West/North Houston
Med Security
Houston, TX
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