Security Guard salary in Illinois

Average salary
$28,500/yr
Based on 1,497 income tax records
$16,500
$51,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$16,500
$51,000
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 1,497 TurboTax users who reported their job as Security Guard and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Security Guard salary can vary between $16,500 to $51,000 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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Springfield, IL
15 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$27K – $36K
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Decatur, IL
16 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$24K – $32K
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Bloomington, IL
10 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$20K – $30K
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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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East Saint Louis, IL
29 income tax records
$28,000/yr
$21K – $33K
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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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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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Belleville, IL
20 income tax records
$25,000/yr
$20K – $30K
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Joliet, IL
17 income tax records
$24,000/yr
$22K – $30K
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Aurora, IL
12 income tax records
$21,500/yr
$18K – $28K

Security Guard salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Exelon Nuclear Security, Illinois
17 income tax records
$68,000/yr
$62K – $75K
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State Of Illinois, Illinois
11 income tax records
$39,000/yr
$31K – $55K
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Chicago Public Schools, Illinois
17 income tax records
$39,000/yr
$36K – $42K
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Titan Security Services, Illinois
55 income tax records
$31,500/yr
$28K – $36K
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G4S, Illinois
66 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$27K – $33K
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SOS Security, Illinois
23 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$26K – $31K
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Universal Protection Service, Illinois
184 income tax records
$28,500/yr
$23K – $34K
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Guardian Security Services, Illinois
18 income tax records
$28,000/yr
$24K – $32K
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Securitas, Illinois
151 income tax records
$27,000/yr
$23K – $31K
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Agb Investigative, Illinois
16 income tax records
$27,000/yr
$22K – $32K
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Whelan Security Co, Illinois
17 income tax records
$27,000/yr
$24K – $29K
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Monterrey Security, Illinois
19 income tax records
$27,000/yr
$24K – $30K
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Per Mar Security Research Corp, Illinois
17 income tax records
$25,000/yr
$22K – $34K
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American Security Services, Illinois
11 income tax records
$24,500/yr
$24K – $25K
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United Security Services, Illinois
15 income tax records
$24,000/yr
$20K – $27K

Security Guard demographics in Illinois

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88% are single
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12% are married
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31% have kids
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12% own a home

Security Guard salaries by age in Illinois

$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 Illinois

1,497 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a security guard in Illinois is $28,500 per year. Security guard salaries in Illinois can vary between $16,500 to $51,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,497 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as security guard.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for security guards in Illinois: Exelon Nuclear Security ($68,000 a year), State of Illinois ($39,000 a year), and Chicago Public Schools ($39,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for security guards in Illinois: Peoria, IL ($34,500 a year), Springfield, IL ($32,000 a year), and Decatur, IL ($30,000 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.