Security Guard Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 21,612 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: November 10, 2018
Average salary
$11.72 per hour
  • Most Reported
$7.25
$21.80
Salary Distribution

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

The average salary for a Security Guard is $11.72 per hour in the United States. Salary estimates are based on 21,612 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
$13.00 per hour
$12.65 per hour
$12.61 per hour
$12.32 per hour
$11.94 per hour
$12.12 per hour
1,547 salaries
$11.88 per hour
$13.44 per hour
$12.44 per hour
$11.62 per hour
Security Guard salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$13.35 per hour
$13.16 per hour
$11.90 per hour
$16.56 per hour
$10.38 per hour

Security Guard job openings

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TriCorps Security
Midland, TX
Executive Protection Agent
AS Solution North America
San Francisco, CA
Executive Protection Agent
AS Solution North America
Mountain View, CA
Covert Protection Agent
AS Solution North America
Palo Alto, CA
Security Officer (Part Time, Full Time, Part Time to Full Time)
Summit Security Services, Inc.
Jersey City, NJ
Security Officer (Part Time, Full Time, Part Time to Full Time)
Summit Security Services, Inc.
Bayonne, NJ
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