Security Guard salary in Memphis, TN

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Based on 168 income tax records
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How much do Security Guards make?
The average total salary for a Security Guard is $26,000 per year. This is based on data from 168 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Security Guard and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Security Guard salary can vary between $17,000 to $44,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Security Guard salary by company

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Imperial Guard Service, Shelby County, TN
11 income tax records
$18K – $41K
Clarion Security, Shelby County, TN
12 income tax records
$20K – $37K
Whelan Security Co, Shelby County, TN
11 income tax records
$16K – $40K
Universal Protection Service, Shelby County, TN
32 income tax records
$17K – $41K

Security Guard demographics in Memphis, TN

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93% are single
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7% are married
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32% have kids
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13% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Security Guards in Memphis, TN

168 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a security guard in Memphis, TN is $26,000 per year. Security guard salaries in Memphis, TN can vary between $17,000 to $44,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 168 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as security guard.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for security guards near Memphis, TN: Imperial Guard Service ($33,000 a year), Clarion Security ($28,500 a year), and Whelan Security Co ($27,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for security guards near Memphis, TN: Memphis, TN ($26,000 a year), Little Rock, AR ($23,500 a year), and Jackson, MS ($23,000 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.