How much does a Security Guard - Armed make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Security Guard - Armed in the United States is $20 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $18 and $23. Hourly rate 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Security Guard - Armed

Security Guard - Armed inspects, monitors, controls, and patrols work sites, an assigned location, property, and/or people. May be expected to collect and complete paperwork. Being a Security Guard - Armed requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. May have to complete an apprenticeship and/or formal training in area of specialty. Additionally, Security Guard - Armed typically reports to a manager. To be a Security Guard - Armed typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. May be entry level if some experience in the skill. Gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.6%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.1%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-0.7%

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