Security Guard salary in US South Region

Average salary
$27,500/yr
Based on 13,231 income tax records
$16,500
$55,000
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How much do Security Guards make?
The average total salary for a Security Guard is $27,500 per year. This is based on data from 13,231 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 $55,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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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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Consolidated Nuclear Security, US South Region
18 income tax records
$96,500/yr
$87K – $119K
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Triple Canopy, US South Region
16 income tax records
$66,000/yr
$25K – $104K
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Diversified Protection Corporati, US South Region
13 income tax records
$64,500/yr
$44K – $75K
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Southern Nuclear Operating Co, US South Region
11 income tax records
$64,500/yr
$35K – $85K
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Centerra Group, US South Region
29 income tax records
$62,000/yr
$32K – $85K
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Intercon Security Systems, US South Region
18 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$28K – $76K
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Paragon Systems, US South Region
52 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$30K – $79K
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National Finance Center, US South Region
38 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$25K – $71K
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State Of Louisiana, US South Region
21 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$19K – $59K
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Command Security, US South Region
11 income tax records
$40,000/yr
$26K – $48K
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Tricorps Security, US South Region
11 income tax records
$40,000/yr
$21K – $53K
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Brinks Home Security, US South Region
36 income tax records
$40,000/yr
$19K – $55K
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CHRISTUS Health, US South Region
10 income tax records
$39,500/yr
$34K – $41K
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Loomis Armored US, US South Region
20 income tax records
$38,500/yr
$23K – $53K
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State Of Texas, US South Region
25 income tax records
$38,500/yr
$26K – $54K
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Ascension, US South Region
15 income tax records
$38,000/yr
$19K – $44K
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Whelan Security Mid Atlantic, US South Region
18 income tax records
$37,500/yr
$17K – $52K
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Broadway Services, US South Region
28 income tax records
$37,500/yr
$22K – $54K
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Seal Security Solutions, US South Region
11 income tax records
$37,500/yr
$23K – $63K
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The GEO Group, US South Region
17 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$22K – $64K
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Imperial Guard Service, US South Region
27 income tax records
$33,000/yr
$17K – $39K
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Hss, US South Region
36 income tax records
$31,500/yr
$20K – $50K
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Keystone Paying Agent, US South Region
77 income tax records
$31,000/yr
$20K – $55K
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Red Coats, US South Region
102 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$18K – $50K
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Target, US South Region
29 income tax records
$29,500/yr
$21K – $41K
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First Coast Security Services, US South Region
36 income tax records
$29,000/yr
$18K – $46K
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G4S Secure Solutions, US South Region
368 income tax records
$28,500/yr
$17K – $49K
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Metropolitan Security, US South Region
93 income tax records
$28,500/yr
$17K – $49K
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Marksman Security, US South Region
55 income tax records
$28,500/yr
$20K – $43K
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Universal Protection Service, US South Region
2,271 income tax records
$27,500/yr
$17K – $46K
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Sunstates Security, US South Region
69 income tax records
$27,500/yr
$16K – $46K
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Iidon, US South Region
34 income tax records
$27,500/yr
$18K – $51K
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Ramco Protective Services, US South Region
22 income tax records
$27,000/yr
$19K – $40K
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Walmart, US South Region
41 income tax records
$27,000/yr
$16K – $47K
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Executive Security Systems, US South Region
40 income tax records
$27,000/yr
$20K – $43K
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Securitas, US South Region
875 income tax records
$26,500/yr
$16K – $44K
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Top Guard, US South Region
30 income tax records
$26,500/yr
$16K – $52K
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St Moritz Security, US South Region
22 income tax records
$26,000/yr
$16K – $31K
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Whelan Security Co, US South Region
64 income tax records
$26,000/yr
$16K – $39K
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United Protective Services, US South Region
31 income tax records
$25,500/yr
$18K – $35K
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American Security Of Greenville, US South Region
45 income tax records
$25,000/yr
$16K – $39K
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Security Engineers, US South Region
41 income tax records
$24,500/yr
$16K – $39K
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PEOPLE, US South Region
26 income tax records
$24,000/yr
$17K – $29K
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Dsi Security Services, US South Region
94 income tax records
$24,000/yr
$16K – $36K
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Weiser Security Services, US South Region
116 income tax records
$24,000/yr
$16K – $37K
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United American Security, US South Region
35 income tax records
$24,000/yr
$18K – $39K
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Dynamic Security, US South Region
55 income tax records
$22,500/yr
$16K – $37K
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Ss Management Group, US South Region
37 income tax records
$22,000/yr
$16K – $34K
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Inner Parish Security Corporatio, US South Region
34 income tax records
$21,500/yr
$16K – $35K

Security Guard demographics in US South Region

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78% are single
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22% are married
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29% have kids
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19% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Security Guards in US South Region

13,231 full-time salaries from 2019
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FAQS
The average salary for a security guard in US South Region is $27,500 per year. Security guard salaries in US South Region can vary between $16,500 to $55,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 13,231 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as security guard.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for security guards in US South Region: Consolidated Nuclear Security ($96,500 a year), Triple Canopy ($66,000 a year), and Diversified Protection Corporati ($64,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for security guards in US South Region: Washington Metro Area, DC ($35,000 a year), Clarksville Metro Area, TN ($33,000 a year), and Fayetteville Metro Area, NC ($32,500 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.