Career Outlook for Security Guards

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Also known as:
Armed Guard, Bank Guard, Bodyguard, Bouncer, Private Watchman, Security Officer, Airport Baggage Screener, Airport Security Screener, Flight Security Specialist, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Screener

The overall job outlook for Security Guard careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 12.54 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 0.78 percent per year. Demand for Security Guards is expected to go up, with an expected 85,560 new jobs filled by 2029. This represents an annual increase of 0.86 percent over the next few years. Join our career community today!

TOP STATES

There are currently more Security Guards in the following states

California 158,150
New Jersey 37,970
Michigan 22,280
Massachusetts 19,220
District of Columbia 13,700
Colorado 12,550
Minnesota 10,520
BOTTOM STATES

The states below have the least number of filled positions for Security Guards

Wyoming
60
South Dakota
70
Vermont
80
New Hampshire
90
Virgin Islands
90
West Virginia
100
Kansas
130