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How much does a Security Guard make in USA?

$32,173
/ Annual
Based on 10000 salaries
The average security guard salary in the USA is $32,173 per year or $15.47 per hour. Entry level positions start at $28,233 per year while most experienced workers make up to $39,519 per year.
Median
$32,173
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Low
$28,233
High
$39,519

Security guard: salaries per region

Alaska
$39,520
Based on 615 salaries
Maine
$39,000
Based on 1230 salaries
Washington
$38,548
Based on 14075 salaries
North Dakota
$37,440
Based on 1159 salaries
Colorado
$37,344
Based on 35463 salaries
Vermont
$37,050
Based on 407 salaries
Oregon
$37,050
Based on 17264 salaries
Hawaii
$36,786
Based on 10710 salaries
California
$36,716
Based on 91655 salaries
Virginia
$36,075
Based on 6879 salaries
Minnesota
$35,787
Based on 18495 salaries
Massachusetts
$35,256
Based on 10554 salaries
Nevada
$35,100
Based on 7114 salaries
Idaho
$35,048
Based on 727 salaries
New York
$34,736
Based on 25475 salaries
South Dakota
$34,611
Based on 205 salaries
New Mexico
$34,174
Based on 7709 salaries
New Hampshire
$33,685
Based on 5600 salaries
Nebraska
$33,340
Based on 1355 salaries
Rhode Island
$33,150
Based on 1548 salaries
New Jersey
$33,150
Based on 13024 salaries
Arizona
$33,150
Based on 37370 salaries
Wisconsin
$32,754
Based on 6945 salaries
Utah
$32,625
Based on 11919 salaries
Wyoming
$32,562
Based on 253 salaries
Connecticut
$32,478
Based on 3836 salaries
Illinois
$32,105
Based on 17938 salaries
Montana
$31,980
Based on 201 salaries
Iowa
$31,200
Based on 2359 salaries
Kansas
$31,200
Based on 3987 salaries
Maryland
$31,200
Based on 4312 salaries
Missouri
$31,200
Based on 11960 salaries
Tennessee
$31,200
Based on 21871 salaries
Alabama
$31,174
Based on 3750 salaries
Oklahoma
$30,999
Based on 3028 salaries
Indiana
$30,875
Based on 4800 salaries
North Carolina
$30,765
Based on 9632 salaries
Texas
$30,205
Based on 15763 salaries
Delaware
$29,262
Based on 1830 salaries
Pennsylvania
$29,250
Based on 43129 salaries
Georgia
$29,250
Based on 5938 salaries
Kentucky
$29,250
Based on 15593 salaries
Ohio
$29,250
Based on 28900 salaries
Florida
$29,250
Based on 30199 salaries
Michigan
$29,250
Based on 36295 salaries
South Carolina
$29,120
Based on 7822 salaries
Arkansas
$28,275
Based on 1798 salaries
Louisiana
$27,300
Based on 1845 salaries
Mississippi
$27,300
Based on 1947 salaries

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