How much does a Security Guard I make in the United States? The average Security Guard I salary in the United States is $33,450 as of June 28, 2021, but the range typically falls between $30,090 and $37,230. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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25% $30,090 10% $27,031 90% $40,671 75% $37,230 $33,450 50%(Median)
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Job Description

The Security Guard I periodically patrols related areas examining doors, windows, and gates to ensure that they are properly secured. Responsible for the security and order of buildings, grounds or other work sites. Being a Security Guard I typically reports to a supervisor or manager. May require a high school diploma or its equivalent. Being a Security Guard I possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. Works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2021

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