Security Guard salary in Newark, NJ

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Based on 125 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 125 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 $55,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Security Guard salary by location

Security Guard salary by company

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Newark Public Schools, Essex County, NJ
21 income tax records
$21K – $48K
Universal Protection Service, Essex County, NJ
37 income tax records
$18K – $46K
Securitas, Essex County, NJ
13 income tax records
$17K – $45K

Security Guard demographics in Newark, NJ

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96% are single
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4% are married
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36% have kids
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8% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Security Guards in Newark, NJ

125 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a security guard in Newark, NJ is $27,500 per year. Security guard salaries in Newark, NJ can vary between $17,000 to $55,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 125 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as security guard.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for security guards near Newark, NJ: Newark Public Schools ($30,000 a year), Universal Protection Service ($29,500 a year), and Securitas ($28,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for security guards near Newark, NJ: Albany, NY ($40,000 a year), New Britain, CT ($39,500 a year), and South Richmond Hill, NY ($39,000 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.