Private Security salary in the United States

Average salary
$36,000/yr
Based on 506 income tax records
$16,500
$78,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$29K
 
$37K
 
$43K
 
$41K
 
$35K
$16,500
$78,000
How much do Private Securities make?
The average total salary for a Private Security is $36,000 per year. This is based on data from 506 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Private Security and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Private Security salary can vary between $16,500 to $78,000 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.

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Private Security salary by company

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Average salary per year*
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Private Security demographics in United States

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77% are single
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23% are married
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26% have kids
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24% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Private Securities in United States

506 full-time salaries from 2019
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FAQS
The average salary for a private security in the United States is $36,000 per year. Private security salaries in the United States can vary between $16,500 to $78,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 506 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as private security.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for private securities in the United States: Washington Metro Area, DC ($51,500 a year), San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($50,000 a year), and Los Angeles Metro Area, CA ($40,000 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.