Security Guard salary in Georgia

Average salary
Based on 883 income tax records
Average salary by age
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The average total salary for a Security Guard is $25,500 per year. This is based on data from 883 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 $49,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Security Guard salary by company

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Salary range**
US Department Of Defense, Georgia
19 income tax records
$22K – $59K
Metropolitan Security, Georgia
19 income tax records
$21K – $32K
G4S Secure Solutions, Georgia
20 income tax records
$20K – $31K
Universal Protection Service, Georgia
180 income tax records
$17K – $41K
Dynamic Security, Georgia
13 income tax records
$16K – $31K
Securamerica, Georgia
11 income tax records
$15K – $31K
Securitas, Georgia
41 income tax records
$18K – $36K
Dsi Security Services, Georgia
17 income tax records
$16K – $33K

Security Guard demographics in Georgia

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81% are single
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19% are married
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31% have kids
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20% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Security Guards in Georgia

883 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a security guard in Georgia is $25,500 per year. Security guard salaries in Georgia can vary between $16,500 to $49,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 883 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 ($46,000 a year), Metropolitan Security ($28,500 a year), and G4S Secure Solutions ($26,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for security guards in Georgia: Macon, GA ($29,000 a year), Riverdale, GA ($29,000 a year), and Acworth, GA ($29,000 a year).
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
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.