Security Guard salary in Cook County, IL

Average salary
$28,500/yr
Based on 838 income tax records
$16,500
$48,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$16,500
$48,000
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Security Guards make?
The average total salary for a Security Guard is $28,500 per year. This is based on data from 838 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Security Guard and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Security Guard salary can vary between $16,500 to $48,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Security Guard salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Peoria, IL
16 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$29K – $38K
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Kenosha, WI
15 income tax records
$33,000/yr
$24K – $35K
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Hammond, IN
10 income tax records
$31,000/yr
$21K – $43K
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Madison, WI
18 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$19K – $37K
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Bloomington, IL
10 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$20K – $30K
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Decatur, IL
16 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$24K – $32K
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Harvey, IL
11 income tax records
$29,000/yr
$23K – $32K
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Chicago, IL
611 income tax records
$28,500/yr
$23K – $34K
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Grand Rapids, MI
22 income tax records
$28,500/yr
$23K – $34K
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Rockford, IL
23 income tax records
$28,000/yr
$21K – $34K
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Chicago Heights, IL
12 income tax records
$27,500/yr
$24K – $30K
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Racine, WI
11 income tax records
$27,500/yr
$22K – $30K
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Battle Creek, MI
22 income tax records
$27,000/yr
$24K – $33K
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South Bend, IN
16 income tax records
$26,000/yr
$23K – $27K
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Riverdale, IL
11 income tax records
$26,000/yr
$24K – $29K
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Bolingbrook, IL
13 income tax records
$25,500/yr
$19K – $29K
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Calumet City, IL
13 income tax records
$25,500/yr
$24K – $30K
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Milwaukee, WI
145 income tax records
$25,000/yr
$21K – $31K
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Gary, IN
14 income tax records
$24,500/yr
$18K – $28K
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Joliet, IL
17 income tax records
$24,000/yr
$22K – $30K
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Kalamazoo, MI
14 income tax records
$24,000/yr
$22K – $34K
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Fort Wayne, IN
28 income tax records
$23,500/yr
$20K – $27K
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Aurora, IL
12 income tax records
$21,500/yr
$18K – $28K
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East Chicago, IN
10 income tax records
$20,000/yr
$18K – $21K

Security Guard salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Chicago Public Schools, Cook County, IL
18 income tax records
$39,500/yr
$36K – $42K
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Titan Security Services, Cook County, IL
54 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$28K – $36K
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G4S, Cook County, IL
12 income tax records
$31,000/yr
$29K – $34K
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Guardian Security Services, Cook County, IL
12 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$24K – $33K
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Universal Protection Service, Cook County, IL
87 income tax records
$29,000/yr
$24K – $33K
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Securitas, Cook County, IL
71 income tax records
$27,500/yr
$24K – $32K
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SOS Security, Cook County, IL
18 income tax records
$27,500/yr
$22K – $31K
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Monterrey Security, Cook County, IL
17 income tax records
$27,000/yr
$24K – $30K
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Agb Investigative, Cook County, IL
16 income tax records
$27,000/yr
$22K – $32K
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American Security Services, Cook County, IL
11 income tax records
$24,500/yr
$24K – $25K
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United Security Services, Cook County, IL
15 income tax records
$24,000/yr
$20K – $27K

Security Guard demographics in Cook County, IL

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94% are single
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6% are married
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36% have kids
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6% own a home

Security Guard salaries by age in Cook County, IL

$0
$7,500
$15,000
$22,500
$30,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Security Guards in Cook County, IL

838 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a security guard in Cook County, IL is $28,500 per year. Security guard salaries in Cook County, IL can vary between $16,500 to $48,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 838 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as security guard.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for security guards in Cook County, IL: Chicago Public Schools ($39,500 a year), Titan Security Services ($32,000 a year), and G4S ($31,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for security guards in Cook County, IL: Peoria, IL ($34,500 a year), Kenosha, WI ($33,000 a year), and Hammond, IN ($31,000 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.