Security Guard salary in Washington, DC

Average salary
Based on 180 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Security Guards make?
The average total salary for a Security Guard is $32,500 per year. This is based on data from 180 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 $61,000 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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Red Coats, District Of Columbia County, DC
15 income tax records
$18K – $44K
Universal Protection Service, District Of Columbia County, DC
40 income tax records
$22K – $47K

Security Guard demographics in Washington, DC

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98% are single
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2% are married
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55% have kids
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8% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Security Guards in Washington, DC

180 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a security guard in Washington, DC is $32,500 per year. Security guard salaries in Washington, DC can vary between $16,000 to $61,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 180 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as security guard.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for security guards near Washington, DC: Stafford, VA ($42,000 a year), Fredericksburg, VA ($42,000 a year), and Clinton, MD ($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.