Security Guard Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 31,191 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: September 8, 2018
Average salary
$11.58 per hour
  • Most Reported
$7.25
$21.05
Salary Distribution

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

The average salary for a Security Guard is $11.58 per hour in the United States. Salary estimates are based on 31,191 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
$13.99 per hour
$14.14 per hour
$12.77 per hour
$12.41 per hour
$12.29 per hour
$12.28 per hour
$12.20 per hour
$12.31 per hour
$13.11 per hour
$12.20 per hour
Security Guard salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$13.06 per hour
$12.89 per hour
$11.60 per hour
$11.42 per hour
$10.76 per hour

Security Guard job openings

Unarmed Guards- Mid Day Shifts- Weekly Pay- Room for Growth
Platt Security Inc.
Culver City, CA
Security Guard
The Botanist
Baltimore, MD
Experienced Security Officer - Berkeley $21.00 (Graveyard)
First Alarm Security Services
Berkeley, CA
20.00 -22.00 (Weekly Pay) Security Officer
Regional Protection Agency
Danville, CA
Security Officer $20.00 to $22.00 (Weekly Pay)
Regional Protection Agency
Foster City, CA
Armed Security Officer - Emergency Response
Strategic Security Corp
Darlington, SC
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