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Security Guard salary in Chicago, IL

Average total salary*
$28,000/yr
Average per year
$28,000
Average per year
$28,000
$16,500
Total salary range**
$49,000
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Based on 328 income tax records from TurboTax
How much do Security Guards make in Chicago, IL?
The average total salary for a Security Guard in Chicago, IL is $28,000 per year. This is based on data from 328 Intuit users who reported their occupation as Security Guard in 2019 and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Average per year
$28,000
Average per year
$28,000
$16,500
Total salary range**
$49,000
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Based on 328 income tax records from TurboTax
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Salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Titan Security Services, Cook County, IL
26 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$26K – $34K
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SOS Security, Cook County, IL
17 income tax records
$29,500/yr
$26K – $31K
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Securitas, Cook County, IL
38 income tax records
$29,000/yr
$26K – $31K
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Universal Protection Service, Cook County, IL
41 income tax records
$28,500/yr
$24K – $33K
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Agb Investigative, Cook County, IL
10 income tax records
$23,500/yr
$21K – $30K

Salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Chicago, IL
328 income tax records
$28,000/yr
$23K – $33K
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Grand Rapids, MI
12 income tax records
$26,500/yr
$21K – $31K
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Milwaukee, WI
70 income tax records
$26,000/yr
$21K – $30K
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Rockford, IL
10 income tax records
$26,000/yr
$21K – $29K
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Battle Creek, MI
12 income tax records
$25,000/yr
$23K – $28K
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Fort Wayne, IN
10 income tax records
$23,000/yr
$20K – $25K

Security Guard demographics

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96% are single
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4% are married
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38% have kids
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3% own a home

Security Guard salaries by age

$0
$7,625
$15,250
$22,875
$30,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Security Guards

328 full-time salaries from 2019

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436 income tax records
$30,000/yr
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16,251 income tax records
$31,000/yr
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1,641 income tax records
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**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.