Security Guard salary in New Jersey

Average salary
$30,500/yr
Based on 908 income tax records
$17,000
$59,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$26K
 
$30K
 
$32K
 
$32K
 
$32K
$17,000
$59,000
How much do Security Guards make?
The average total salary for a Security Guard is $30,500 per year. This is based on data from 908 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 $59,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Security Guard salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Newark Public Schools, New Jersey
26 income tax records
$35,500/yr
$21K – $48K
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Universal Protection Service, New Jersey
190 income tax records
$31,000/yr
$17K – $54K
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Securitas, New Jersey
53 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$17K – $47K
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G4S Secure Solutions, New Jersey
11 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$19K – $40K
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Gateway Security, New Jersey
11 income tax records
$27,500/yr
$22K – $32K

Security Guard demographics in New Jersey

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88% are single
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12% are married
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30% have kids
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16% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Security Guards in New Jersey

908 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a security guard in New Jersey is $30,500 per year. Security guard salaries in New Jersey can vary between $17,000 to $59,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 908 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as security guard.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for security guards in New Jersey: Newark Public Schools ($35,500 a year), Universal Protection Service ($31,000 a year), and Securitas ($30,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for security guards in New Jersey: Bloomfield, NJ ($33,000 a year), Trenton, NJ ($32,500 a year), and Irvington, NJ ($32,500 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.