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 York 106,850
Texas 86,310
Illinois 40,770
Pennsylvania 38,980
New Jersey 37,970
Georgia 30,000
BOTTOM STATES

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

Wyoming
60
Virgin Islands
90
West Virginia
100
Kansas
130
Alabama
250
Missouri
470
Louisiana
480