Security Guard salary in Houston Metro Area, TX

Average salary
$28,000/yr
Based on 720 income tax records
$16,500
$50,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$16,500
$50,500
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 $28,000 per year. This is based on data from 720 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 $50,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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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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Universal Protection Service, Brazoria County, TX
120 income tax records
$28,000/yr
$24K – $32K
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Securitas, Harris County, TX
44 income tax records
$26,000/yr
$22K – $31K
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Weiser Security Services, Harris County, TX
19 income tax records
$24,000/yr
$19K – $30K
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United Protective Services, Harris County, TX
11 income tax records
$23,500/yr
$20K – $26K

Security Guard demographics in Houston Metro Area, TX

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84% are single
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16% are married
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29% have kids
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16% own a home

Security Guard salaries by age in Houston Metro Area, TX

$0
$8,000
$16,000
$24,000
$32,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Security Guards in Houston Metro Area, TX

720 full-time salaries from 2019
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FAQS
The average salary for a security guard in Houston Metro Area, TX is $28,000 per year. Security guard salaries in Houston Metro Area, TX can vary between $16,500 to $50,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 720 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as security guard.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for security guards near Houston Metro Area, TX: Universal Protection Service ($28,000 a year), Securitas ($26,000 a year), and Weiser Security Services ($24,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for security guards near Houston Metro Area, TX: Pflugerville, TX ($36,500 a year), Killeen, TX ($35,000 a year), and Manor, TX ($34,000 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.