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Security Guard salary in New Jersey

Average salary
$26,500/yr
Based on 762 income tax records
$16,500
$52,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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$16,500
$52,500
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

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The average salary for a Security Guard in New Jersey is $26,500 per year. These insights are exclusive to Mint Salary and are based on 762 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported this type of occupation. Security Guard salaries in New Jersey can vary between $16,500 to $52,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Security Guard salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Camden, NJ
11 income tax records
$28,500/yr
$25K – $31K
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Jersey City, NJ
70 income tax records
$28,000/yr
$23K – $35K
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Newark, NJ
120 income tax records
$27,500/yr
$20K – $32K
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Irvington, NJ
14 income tax records
$27,500/yr
$23K – $31K
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Elizabeth, NJ
10 income tax records
$26,500/yr
$19K – $32K
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Trenton, NJ
36 income tax records
$26,000/yr
$23K – $30K
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East Orange, NJ
33 income tax records
$26,000/yr
$22K – $31K
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Paterson, NJ
33 income tax records
$23,500/yr
$21K – $30K
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Atlantic City, NJ
17 income tax records
$22,500/yr
$18K – $23K
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Fairview, NJ
24 income tax records
$19,000/yr
$18K – $19K

Security Guard salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Newark Public Schools, New Jersey
19 income tax records
$38,000/yr
$28K – $44K
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Securitas, New Jersey
36 income tax records
$27,500/yr
$24K – $30K
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Universal Protection Service, New Jersey
97 income tax records
$27,000/yr
$22K – $31K
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Motivated Security Servi, New Jersey
10 income tax records
$21,000/yr
$18K – $23K

Security Guard demographics in New Jersey

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91% are single
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9% are married
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34% have kids
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9% own a home

Security Guard salaries by age

$0
$7,625
$15,250
$22,875
$30,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Security Guards in New Jersey

762 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a security guard in New Jersey is $26,500 per year. Security guard salaries in New Jersey can vary between $16,500 to $52,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 762 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 ($38,000 a year), Securitas ($27,500 a year), and Universal Protection Service ($27,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for security guards in New Jersey: Camden, NJ ($28,500 a year), Jersey City, NJ ($28,000 a year), and Newark, NJ ($27,500 a year).
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.