Security Guard salary in Philadelphia County, PA

Average salary
Based on 457 income tax records
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The average total salary for a Security Guard is $28,000 per year. This is based on data from 457 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 $49,500 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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Universal Protection Service, Philadelphia County, PA
170 income tax records
$17K – $49K
Securitas, Philadelphia County, PA
22 income tax records
$17K – $33K
Security Solutions And, Philadelphia County, PA
10 income tax records
$15K – $34K

Security Guard demographics in Philadelphia County, PA

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96% are single
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4% are married
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35% have kids
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8% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Security Guards in Philadelphia County, PA

457 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a security guard in Philadelphia County, PA is $28,000 per year. Security guard salaries in Philadelphia County, PA can vary between $16,500 to $49,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 457 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as security guard.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for security guards in Philadelphia County, PA: Universal Protection Service ($29,500 a year), Securitas ($27,000 a year), and Security Solutions And ($25,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for security guards in Philadelphia County, PA: Clinton, MD ($39,500 a year), South Richmond Hill, NY ($39,000 a year), and Waldorf, MD ($38,000 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.