Security Guard salary in Houston, TX

Average salary
Based on 393 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Security Guards make?
The average total salary for a Security Guard is $27,000 per year. This is based on data from 393 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 $49,000 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**
Universal Protection Service, Harris County, TX
110 income tax records
$18K – $41K
Securitas, Harris County, TX
43 income tax records
$16K – $43K
Weiser Security Services, Harris County, TX
19 income tax records
$16K – $37K
United Protective Services, Harris County, TX
11 income tax records
$16K – $34K

Security Guard demographics in Houston, TX

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89% are single
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11% are married
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29% have kids
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12% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Security Guards in Houston, TX

393 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a security guard in Houston, TX is $27,000 per year. Security guard salaries in Houston, TX can vary between $16,500 to $49,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 393 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as security guard.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for security guards near Houston, 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, TX: Pflugerville, TX ($36,500 a year), Manor, TX ($34,000 a year), and Humble, TX ($32,500 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.