Security Guard salary in Boston Metro Area, MA

Average salary
$34,000/yr
Based on 486 income tax records
$17,000
$65,000
Age:
Average salary by age
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26-35
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$35K
 
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$37K
$17,000
$65,000
How much do Security Guards make?
The average total salary for a Security Guard is $34,000 per year. This is based on data from 486 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Security Guard and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Security Guard salary can vary between $17,000 to $65,000 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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Security Guard salary by location

Security Guard salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Northeast Security, Suffolk County, MA
18 income tax records
$39,500/yr
$20K – $60K
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Securitas, Middlesex County, MA
57 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$21K – $53K
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Universal Protection Service, Middlesex County, MA
56 income tax records
$33,000/yr
$22K – $43K

Security Guard demographics in Boston Metro Area, MA

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87% are single
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13% are married
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17% have kids
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11% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Security Guards in Boston Metro Area, MA

486 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a security guard in Boston Metro Area, MA is $34,000 per year. Security guard salaries in Boston Metro Area, MA can vary between $17,000 to $65,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 486 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as security guard.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for security guards near Boston Metro Area, MA: Northeast Security ($39,500 a year), Securitas ($34,500 a year), and Universal Protection Service ($33,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for security guards near Boston Metro Area, MA: Revere, MA ($51,000 a year), Albany, NY ($40,000 a year), and New Britain, CT ($39,500 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.