Security Guard salary in Memphis Metro Area, TN

Average salary
$23,500/yr
Based on 262 income tax records
Total salary range: is $20,500 - $28,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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How much do Security Guards make?
The average total salary for a Security Guard is $23,500 per year. This is based on data from 262 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Security Guard and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Security Guard salary can vary between $16,000 to $42,000 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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Memphis, TN
179 income tax records
$23,500/yr
$21K – $28K
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Huntsville, AL
36 income tax records
$23,500/yr
$20K – $28K
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Little Rock, AR
21 income tax records
$22,500/yr
$19K – $30K
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Jackson, MS
25 income tax records
$20,000/yr
$18K – $25K
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North Little Rock, AR
10 income tax records
$19,500/yr
$18K – $22K

Security Guard salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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G4S, Shelby County, TN
20 income tax records
$28,500/yr
$22K – $33K
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Whelan Security Co, Shelby County, TN
10 income tax records
$26,500/yr
$21K – $28K
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Imperial Guard Service, Shelby County, TN
11 income tax records
$25,000/yr
$22K – $31K
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Universal Protection Service, Shelby County, TN
26 income tax records
$23,000/yr
$20K – $27K
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Clarion Security, Shelby County, TN
12 income tax records
$22,000/yr
$21K – $24K

Security Guard demographics in Memphis Metro Area, TN

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89% are single
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11% are married
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34% have kids
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16% own a home

Security Guard salaries by age in Memphis Metro Area, TN

$0
$6,875
$13,750
$20,625
$27,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Security Guards in Memphis Metro Area, TN

262 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a security guard in Memphis Metro Area, TN is $23,500 per year. Security guard salaries in Memphis Metro Area, TN can vary between $16,000 to $42,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 262 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as security guard.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for security guards near Memphis Metro Area, TN: G4S ($28,500 a year), Whelan Security Co ($26,500 a year), and Imperial Guard Service ($25,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for security guards near Memphis Metro Area, TN: Memphis, TN ($23,500 a year), Huntsville, AL ($23,500 a year), and Little Rock, AR ($22,500 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.