1ST CLASS SECURITY Security Officer Salary in the United States

How much does an Security Officer make at companies like 1ST CLASS SECURITY in the United States? The average salary for Security Officer at companies like 1ST CLASS SECURITY in the United States is $45,850 as of April 24, 2024, but the range typically falls between $40,365 and $51,336. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities


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What does an Security Officer do at companies like 1ST CLASS SECURITY?

1st Class Security is looking for an Unarmed Security Guard to join our team. The Security Guard is responsible for protecting the client and assigned property from any criminal activity or trespassing.  

Starting pay is $14.00 per hour.

The ideal candidate will have strong written and verbal communication, excellent observational skills and previous surveillance experience, preferably in a law enforcement environment.  This person should have the ability to remain calm in high-pressure situations while exhibiting patience and a superb attention to detail.




  • Surveillance –  Patrol the grounds or buildings as assigned, regularly. If suspicious activity is detected, refer to the local authorities. Review surveillance cameras and monitor crowds as needed. Establish and review the identification required to enter the building or property.  Verify all doors, windows and gates are secure on the property on a rotating schedule. Escort released employees off the property as well as any other trespassers.  
  • Investigation – Respond to any alerts of suspicious activity. If a person is under suspicion of criminal activity, secure the environment and person, and report to the local authorities. Perform other related duties as assigned.




  • High school diploma or equivalent is required
  • Security guard training certification preferred 
  • Physically able to lift up to 50 pounds, stand or sit for long periods, and detain an individual if necessary  


Positions available for both full time and part time hours.  $14.00 per hour starting.

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Unarmed Security Officer

Protection Enforcement Agency LLC - Alexandria, VA

Security Officer - Armed - Part Time

Allied Universal® - Blackstone, VA

$40,365 Low Average $45,850 High $51,336

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The chart shows total cash compensation for the 1ST CLASS SECURITY Security Officer in the United States, which includes base, and annual incentives can vary anywhere from $40,365 to $51,336 with an average total cash compensation of $45,850. Total compensation includes the value of any benefits received in addition to your salary and some of the benefits that are most commonly provided within a total compensation package including bonuses, commissions, paid time off, and Insurance. The total cash compensation may get paid differently by industry, location, and other factors.
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