Guard salary in the United States

Average salary
$35,000/yr
Based on 631 income tax records
$17,500
$72,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$28K
 
$34K
 
$41K
 
$42K
 
$32K
$17,500
$72,000
How much do Guards make?
The average total salary for a Guard is $35,000 per year. This is based on data from 631 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Guard and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Guard salary can vary between $17,500 to $72,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

Guard salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**

Guard demographics in United States

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76% are single
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24% are married
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34% have kids
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23% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Guards in United States

631 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a guard in the United States is $35,000 per year. Guard salaries in the United States can vary between $17,500 to $72,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 631 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as guard.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for guards in the United States: Philadelphia Metro Area, PA ($47,000 a year), Los Angeles Metro Area, CA ($40,000 a year), and New York Metro Area, NY ($38,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.