Security Guard salary in Virginia

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Based on 801 income tax records
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The average total salary for a Security Guard is $31,000 per year. This is based on data from 801 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 $66,000 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**
US Department Of Defense, Virginia
33 income tax records
$29K – $76K
G4S Secure Solutions, Virginia
12 income tax records
$23K – $49K
Universal Protection Service, Virginia
131 income tax records
$18K – $48K
Red Coats, Virginia
16 income tax records
$16K – $53K
Securitas, Virginia
72 income tax records
$17K – $45K
Top Guard, Virginia
30 income tax records
$16K – $52K

Security Guard demographics in Virginia

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80% are single
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20% are married
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28% have kids
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19% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Security Guards in Virginia

801 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a security guard in Virginia is $31,000 per year. Security guard salaries in Virginia can vary between $17,000 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 801 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as security guard.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for security guards in Virginia: US Department of Defense ($50,000 a year), G4S Secure Solutions ($33,500 a year), and Universal Protection Service ($30,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for security guards in Virginia: Fredericksburg, VA ($42,000 a year), Stafford, VA ($42,000 a year), and Woodbridge, VA ($39,500 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.