Security Guard salary in Pennsylvania

Average salary
$28,500/yr
Based on 1,531 income tax records
$16,500
$51,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$25K
 
$29K
 
$29K
 
$29K
 
$30K
$16,500
$51,000
How much do Security Guards make?
The average total salary for a Security Guard is $28,500 per year. This is based on data from 1,531 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Security Guard and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Security Guard salary can vary between $16,500 to $51,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Security Guard salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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US Department Of Defense, Pennsylvania
11 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$19K – $61K
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Copa Exec Off Bur Of Comm Pay, Pennsylvania
14 income tax records
$35,500/yr
$29K – $56K
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Scotlandyard Security, Pennsylvania
10 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$20K – $40K
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Universal Protection Service, Pennsylvania
408 income tax records
$29,000/yr
$17K – $46K
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Securitas, Pennsylvania
113 income tax records
$28,500/yr
$17K – $46K
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G4S Secure Solutions, Pennsylvania
19 income tax records
$27,000/yr
$18K – $40K
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St Moritz Security, Pennsylvania
34 income tax records
$26,500/yr
$19K – $39K
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Am Gard, Pennsylvania
19 income tax records
$25,500/yr
$18K – $41K
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Security Solutions And, Pennsylvania
10 income tax records
$25,000/yr
$15K – $34K

Security Guard demographics in Pennsylvania

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84% are single
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16% are married
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27% have kids
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13% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Security Guards in Pennsylvania

1,531 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a security guard in Pennsylvania is $28,500 per year. Security guard salaries in Pennsylvania can vary between $16,500 to $51,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,531 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as security guard.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for security guards in Pennsylvania: US Department of Defense ($49,500 a year), Copa Exec Off Bur of Comm Pay ($35,500 a year), and Scotlandyard Security ($34,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for security guards in Pennsylvania: Lebanon, PA ($34,000 a year), Norristown, PA ($33,000 a year), and Lancaster, PA ($30,500 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.