Security Guard salary in Georgia

Average salary
$24,500/yr
Based on 963 income tax records
$16,000
$45,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$16,000
$45,000
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 $24,500 per year. This is based on data from 963 TurboTax users who reported their job as Security Guard and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Security Guard salary can vary between $16,000 to $45,000 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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Hinesville, GA
10 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$27K – $45K
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Marietta, GA
22 income tax records
$27,500/yr
$22K – $32K
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Lawrenceville, GA
16 income tax records
$25,500/yr
$21K – $32K
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Columbus, GA
15 income tax records
$25,500/yr
$22K – $31K
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Lithonia, GA
15 income tax records
$25,000/yr
$19K – $28K
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Macon, GA
16 income tax records
$24,500/yr
$20K – $28K
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Atlanta, GA
131 income tax records
$24,000/yr
$20K – $29K
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Mcdonough, GA
17 income tax records
$24,000/yr
$22K – $32K
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Decatur, GA
43 income tax records
$23,500/yr
$20K – $29K
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Savannah, GA
38 income tax records
$23,500/yr
$20K – $30K
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Stone Mountain, GA
24 income tax records
$23,500/yr
$21K – $26K
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Riverdale, GA
21 income tax records
$23,500/yr
$20K – $27K
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Jonesboro, GA
13 income tax records
$23,500/yr
$21K – $25K
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Augusta, GA
26 income tax records
$22,500/yr
$20K – $24K
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Valdosta, GA
10 income tax records
$22,000/yr
$19K – $22K
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Douglasville, GA
12 income tax records
$22,000/yr
$19K – $27K

Security Guard salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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US Department Of Defense, Georgia
16 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$40K – $51K
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G4S, Georgia
35 income tax records
$27,000/yr
$23K – $30K
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Norred And Associates, Georgia
10 income tax records
$27,000/yr
$21K – $31K
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Metropolitan Security, Georgia
20 income tax records
$25,500/yr
$23K – $29K
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Securamerica, Georgia
26 income tax records
$25,000/yr
$22K – $28K
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Universal Protection Service, Georgia
167 income tax records
$24,500/yr
$21K – $28K
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Sizemore, Georgia
15 income tax records
$23,500/yr
$19K – $27K
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Dynamic Security, Georgia
15 income tax records
$23,000/yr
$21K – $26K
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Securitas, Georgia
64 income tax records
$22,500/yr
$19K – $26K
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Dsi Security Services, Georgia
17 income tax records
$21,500/yr
$19K – $24K

Security Guard demographics in Georgia

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83% are single
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17% are married
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33% have kids
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13% own a home

Security Guard salaries by age in Georgia

$0
$6,375
$12,750
$19,125
$25,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Security Guards in Georgia

963 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a security guard in Georgia is $24,500 per year. Security guard salaries in Georgia can vary between $16,000 to $45,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 963 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as security guard.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for security guards in Georgia: US Department of Defense ($45,500 a year), G4S ($27,000 a year), and Norred and Associates ($27,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for security guards in Georgia: Hinesville, GA ($35,000 a year), Marietta, GA ($27,500 a year), and Lawrenceville, GA ($25,500 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.