A Security Guard can earn a salary of between 16000 to 24000 depending on education and experience. Security Guards can expect an average compensation of Twenty Six Thousand Four Hundred dollars every year.
Security Guards are paid the highest in Louisiana, where they earn an average job salary of approximating $40120. People with these jobs can make the most money in Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services, where they earn job pay of $47620.
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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 19.26 percent nationwide in that time.
Security Guards tend to make the most in the following industries
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services||$38,910|
|Finance and Insurance||$34,460|
In general, they earn less within the industries below
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting||$22,510|
|Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services||$25,050|
|Accommodation and Food Services||$26,450|
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation||$26,980|
|Other Services (except Public Administration)||$27,090|
|Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction||$27,120|