Security Guard salary in San Jose Metro Area, CA

Average salary
Based on 415 income tax records
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The average total salary for a Security Guard is $39,000 per year. This is based on data from 415 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Security Guard and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Security Guard salary can vary between $18,000 to $66,000 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

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Salary range**
Universal Protection Service, Santa Clara County, CA
103 income tax records
$18K – $63K
Securitas, Santa Clara County, CA
107 income tax records
$20K – $60K
Security Industry Specialists, Santa Clara County, CA
24 income tax records
$16K – $45K

Security Guard demographics in San Jose Metro Area, CA

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92% are single
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8% are married
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15% have kids
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15% own a home

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

415 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a security guard in San Jose Metro Area, CA is $39,000 per year. Security guard salaries in San Jose Metro Area, CA can vary between $18,000 to $66,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 415 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as security guard.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for security guards near San Jose Metro Area, CA: Universal Protection Service ($41,500 a year), Securitas ($41,000 a year), and Security Industry Specialists ($35,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for security guards near San Jose Metro Area, CA: Alameda, CA ($48,500 a year), South San Francisco, CA ($48,000 a year), and San Mateo, CA ($48,000 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.