Armed Security Guard Salary in the United States

How much does an Armed Security Guard make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for an Armed Security Guard in the United States is $16 as of June 27, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $14 and $17. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

What is an Armed Security Guard?

A security guard (also known as a security inspector or protective agent) is a person employed by a public or private party to protect the employing party's assets (property, people, equipment, money, etc.) from a variety of hazards (such as waste, damaged property, unsafe worker behavior, criminal activity such as theft, etc.) by enforcing preventative measures. Security guards do this by maintaining a high-visibility presence to deter illegal and inappropriate actions, looking (either directly, through patrols, or indirectly, by monitoring alarm systems or video surveillance cameras) for si...

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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Armed Security Guard in the United States. The average hourly rate for Armed Security Guard ranges from $14 to $17 with the average hourly pay of $16. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $14 to $17 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $16.

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Job Openings for Armed Security Guard
CHRISTUS Health - Shreveport , LA
The Armed Security Officer is responsible for responding to all emergency codes, internal/external ... Security Guard, Location: Shreveport, LA - 71103
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Patriot Security EOC - Dallas , TX
***Hiring Armed Security Officers*** Up To $15 -16 Per Hour DOE Full-time & Part-time *Have Security Experience *Good Organization Skills *Good Paperwork Skills *Good Communication Skills *Must have ...
ZipRecruiter - 4 days ago
Reed International Inc. - Jacksonville , FL
Currently, Reed has several Armed Security Guard (OCONUS) positions available for contractors who meet the qualifications listed below. JOB DESCRIPTION : Perform internal guard services to include ...
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Absolute International Security - Santa Clarita , CA
Absolute International Security is looking to hire professionally developed Armed Security Guards ... An BSIS active guard card * Exposed Firearm Permit * Baton Permit * CPR/First Aid permit Applicants ...
ZipRecruiter - 5 days ago
Trinity Security Corps, LLC - Murfreesboro , TN
Offering the full spectrum of professional security services - Armed, Patrol, Customer Service, Training, and Personal Protection -Trinity Security Corps is currently hiring for an armed Security ...
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GardaWorld - Victoria , British Columbia
... owned security services company. We operate across a range of highly focused business solutions including cash services, protective services and aviation services. Over 62,000 highly trained ...
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