Security Guard salary in Kentucky

Average salary
Based on 517 income tax records
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The average total salary for a Security Guard is $27,500 per year. This is based on data from 517 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 $58,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Security Guard salary by company

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US Department Of Defense, Kentucky
34 income tax records
$34K – $80K
Securitas, Kentucky
53 income tax records
$18K – $38K
Universal Protection Service, Kentucky
84 income tax records
$18K – $47K
G4S Secure Solutions, Kentucky
19 income tax records
$18K – $47K

Security Guard demographics in Kentucky

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71% are single
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29% are married
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29% have kids
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20% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Security Guards in Kentucky

517 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a security guard in Kentucky is $27,500 per year. Security guard salaries in Kentucky can vary between $16,500 to $58,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 517 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 ($57,000 a year), Securitas ($29,000 a year), and Universal Protection Service ($28,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for security guards in Kentucky: Richmond, KY ($51,500 a year), Erlanger, KY ($36,000 a year), and Shepherdsville, KY ($32,000 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.