Security Guard salary in San Diego Metro Area, CA

Average salary
$31,500/yr
Based on 557 income tax records
$17,500
$54,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$17,500
$54,000
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

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

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Security Guards make?
The average total salary for a Security Guard is $31,500 per year. This is based on data from 557 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Security Guard and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Security Guard salary can vary between $17,500 to $54,000 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, San Diego County, CA
178 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$28K – $39K
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Securitas, San Diego County, CA
65 income tax records
$31,000/yr
$26K – $35K

Security Guard demographics in San Diego Metro Area, CA

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80% are single
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20% are married
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25% have kids
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15% own a home

Security Guard salaries by age in San Diego Metro Area, CA

$0
$8,625
$17,250
$25,875
$34,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Security Guards in San Diego Metro Area, CA

557 full-time salaries from 2019
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FAQS
The average salary for a security guard in San Diego Metro Area, CA is $31,500 per year. Security guard salaries in San Diego Metro Area, CA can vary between $17,500 to $54,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 557 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as security guard.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for security guards near San Diego Metro Area, CA: Tustin, CA ($39,500 a year), Irvine, CA ($39,000 a year), and Torrance, CA ($37,000 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.