Security Guard salary in Philadelphia Metro Area, PA

Average salary
$29,500/yr
Based on 854 income tax records
$17,000
$55,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$25K
 
$29K
 
$32K
 
$31K
 
$31K
$17,000
$55,500
How much do Security Guards make?
The average total salary for a Security Guard is $29,500 per year. This is based on data from 854 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 $55,500 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

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Universal Protection Service, Montgomery County, PA
267 income tax records
$29,500/yr
$24K – $49K
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Securitas, Philadelphia County, PA
22 income tax records
$27,000/yr
$17K – $33K
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Security Solutions And, Philadelphia County, PA
10 income tax records
$25,000/yr
$15K – $34K

Security Guard demographics in Philadelphia Metro Area, PA

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89% are single
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11% are married
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31% have kids
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14% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Security Guards in Philadelphia Metro Area, PA

854 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a security guard in Philadelphia Metro Area, PA is $29,500 per year. Security guard salaries in Philadelphia Metro Area, PA can vary between $17,000 to $55,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 854 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as security guard.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for security guards near Philadelphia Metro Area, 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 near Philadelphia Metro Area, PA: Fredericksburg, VA ($42,000 a year), Stafford, VA ($42,000 a year), and Clinton, MD ($39,500 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.