Security Guard salary in South Carolina

Average salary
Based on 487 income tax records
Average salary by age
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The average total salary for a Security Guard is $26,000 per year. This is based on data from 487 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Security Guard and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Security Guard salary can vary between $16,000 to $54,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Security Guard salary by company

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Salary range**
American Security Of Greenville, South Carolina
37 income tax records
$17K – $36K
Securitas, South Carolina
32 income tax records
$18K – $37K
G4S Secure Solutions, South Carolina
15 income tax records
$16K – $57K
Universal Protection Service, South Carolina
98 income tax records
$16K – $41K

Security Guard demographics in South Carolina

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76% are single
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24% are married
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29% have kids
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24% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Security Guards in South Carolina

487 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a security guard in South Carolina is $26,000 per year. Security guard salaries in South Carolina can vary between $16,000 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 487 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as security guard.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for security guards in South Carolina: American Security of Greenville ($27,000 a year), Securitas ($25,500 a year), and G4S Secure Solutions ($25,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for security guards in South Carolina: North Charleston, SC ($31,000 a year), Florence, SC ($27,500 a year), and Goose Creek, SC ($27,500 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.