Security Guard salary in Kentucky

Average salary
$25,000/yr
Based on 558 income tax records
$16,000
$53,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$16,000
$53,500
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 $25,000 per year. This is based on data from 558 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 $53,500 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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Richmond, KY
19 income tax records
$37,500/yr
$27K – $51K
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Erlanger, KY
10 income tax records
$33,000/yr
$23K – $36K
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Owensboro, KY
10 income tax records
$28,000/yr
$25K – $31K
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Bowling Green, KY
11 income tax records
$27,000/yr
$23K – $31K
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Louisville, KY
126 income tax records
$25,000/yr
$20K – $30K
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Lexington, KY
35 income tax records
$24,500/yr
$21K – $28K

Security Guard salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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US Department Of Defense, Kentucky
32 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$49K – $57K
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Nighthawk Security, Kentucky
12 income tax records
$26,500/yr
$21K – $31K
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Universal Protection Service, Kentucky
72 income tax records
$26,000/yr
$21K – $29K
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Securitas, Kentucky
42 income tax records
$26,000/yr
$22K – $30K
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G4S, Kentucky
36 income tax records
$25,500/yr
$24K – $31K

Security Guard demographics in Kentucky

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75% are single
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25% are married
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31% have kids
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16% own a home

Security Guard salaries by age in Kentucky

$0
$7,000
$14,000
$21,000
$28,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Security Guards in Kentucky

558 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a security guard in Kentucky is $25,000 per year. Security guard salaries in Kentucky can vary between $16,000 to $53,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 558 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as security guard.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for security guards in Kentucky: US Department of Defense ($53,500 a year), Nighthawk Security ($26,500 a year), and Universal Protection Service ($26,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for security guards in Kentucky: Richmond, KY ($37,500 a year), Erlanger, KY ($33,000 a year), and Owensboro, KY ($28,000 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.