Security Officer salary in the United States

Average salary
$33,000/yr
Based on 31,016 income tax records
$17,500
$65,000
Age:
Average salary by age
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$29K
 
$33K
 
$35K
 
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$33K
$17,500
$65,000
How much do Security Officers make?
The average total salary for a Security Officer is $33,000 per year. This is based on data from 31,016 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Security Officer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Security Officer salary can vary between $17,500 to $65,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Security Officer salary by location

Security Officer salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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US Department Of Defense, Fairfax County, VA
14 income tax records
$84,000/yr
$63K – $102K
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New York, Bronx County, NY
15 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$46K – $92K
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G4S Secure Solutions, Matagorda County, TX
10 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$33K – $72K
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Securitas, Solano County, CA
13 income tax records
$56,500/yr
$31K – $74K
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City Of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA
21 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$38K – $99K
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National Finance Center, Queens County, NY
10 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$43K – $65K
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Graton Economic, Sonoma County, CA
10 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$41K – $55K
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Doyon Universal Services, Anchorage County, AK
11 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$26K – $60K
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Chicago Public Schools, Cook County, IL
32 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$29K – $65K
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Sutter Valley Hospitals, Sacramento County, CA
10 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$37K – $49K
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BH Management, Maricopa County, AZ
18 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$30K – $52K
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Universal Protection Service, Norfolk County, MA
14 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$24K – $67K
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Puyallup Tribal Gaming Enterpris, Pierce County, WA
37 income tax records
$42,500/yr
$23K – $53K
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University Of Utah, Salt Lake County, UT
10 income tax records
$42,000/yr
$33K – $47K
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Star Protection Agency, King County, WA
27 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$29K – $77K
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Red Coats, District Of Columbia County, DC
33 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$24K – $54K
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Venetian Casino Resort, Clark County, NV
41 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$26K – $59K
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Memorial Hermann, Harris County, TX
12 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$25K – $49K
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Advantage Security, Arapahoe County, CO
11 income tax records
$40,500/yr
$26K – $75K
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The Cosmopolitan Of Las Vegas, Clark County, NV
20 income tax records
$40,000/yr
$28K – $58K
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UPS, King County, WA
28 income tax records
$40,000/yr
$19K – $53K
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State Of Maryland, Baltimore County, MD
14 income tax records
$39,000/yr
$19K – $64K
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J Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles County, CA
11 income tax records
$38,000/yr
$28K – $47K
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Keystone Paying Agent, Orange County, FL
27 income tax records
$38,000/yr
$20K – $58K
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Providence, Spokane County, WA
11 income tax records
$37,500/yr
$16K – $48K
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Pierce County Security, Pierce County, WA
10 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$25K – $43K
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Mgm Grand Hotel, Clark County, NV
19 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$23K – $48K
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New Castle, Clark County, NV
13 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$26K – $42K
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Northeast Security, Suffolk County, MA
21 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$19K – $49K
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Mandalay Bay, Clark County, NV
19 income tax records
$36,000/yr
$28K – $39K
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Victoria Partners, Clark County, NV
18 income tax records
$36,000/yr
$30K – $42K
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Aria Hotel And Casino, Clark County, NV
19 income tax records
$36,000/yr
$24K – $42K
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Iidon, Dallas County, TX
18 income tax records
$35,500/yr
$28K – $58K
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Broadway Services, Baltimore County, MD
19 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$23K – $45K
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Caesars Entertainment, Clark County, NV
72 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$21K – $46K
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Titan Security Services, Cook County, IL
70 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$22K – $45K
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Bellagio, Clark County, NV
29 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$19K – $41K
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Wynn Las Vegas, Clark County, NV
23 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$27K – $40K
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Tulalip Gaming Organization, Snohomish County, WA
12 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$19K – $51K
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Whelan Security Of Illinois, Cook County, IL
11 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$23K – $44K
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Ohio Support Services, Franklin County, OH
10 income tax records
$33,000/yr
$19K – $42K
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American Security Of Greenville, Greenville County, SC
13 income tax records
$32,500/yr
$24K – $45K
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Transwest Security Services, Kern County, CA
20 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$24K – $41K
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Hss, Bexar County, TX
16 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$16K – $42K
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Ysleta Independent School District, El Paso County, TX
12 income tax records
$31,500/yr
$28K – $35K
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Guardian Security Services, Cook County, IL
11 income tax records
$31,500/yr
$22K – $37K
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New Yorknew York Hotel And, Clark County, NV
14 income tax records
$31,000/yr
$20K – $37K
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Orlando Health, Orange County, FL
14 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$21K – $47K
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Whelan Security Co, St. Louis County, MO
20 income tax records
$28,500/yr
$21K – $37K
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Muscogee Creek Nation Gaming O, Tulsa County, OK
11 income tax records
$28,500/yr
$24K – $31K

Security Officer demographics in United States

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77% are single
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23% are married
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29% have kids
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24% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Security Officers in United States

31,016 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a security officer in the United States is $33,000 per year. Security officer salaries in the United States can vary between $17,500 to $65,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 31,016 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as security officer.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for security officers in the United States: US Department of Defense ($84,000 a year), New York ($63,500 a year), and G4S Secure Solutions ($57,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for security officers in the United States: San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($43,500 a year), San Jose Metro Area, CA ($42,000 a year), and Seattle Metro Area, WA ($41,000 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.