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US Department of Defense Security Guard salary in the United States

Average salary
$42,500/yr
Based on 433 income tax records
$17,500
$66,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$26K
 
$44K
 
$48K
 
$51K
 
$51K
$17,500
$66,500
How much do Security Guards make?
The average total salary for a US Department of Defense Security Guard is $42,500 per year. This is based on data from 433 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Security Guard and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Security Guard salary can vary between $17,500 to $66,500 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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US Department of Defense Security Guard demographics

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61% are single
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39% are married
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37% have kids
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38% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for US Department of Defense Security Guards

433 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a security guard in the United States is $42,500 per year. Security guard salaries in the United States can vary between $17,500 to $66,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 433 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as security guard.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for security guards in the United States: Washington Metro Area, DC ($54,500 a year), Colorado Springs Metro Area, CO ($51,500 a year), and Fayetteville Metro Area, NC ($48,500 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.