How much does a Protective Security Specialist make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Protective Security Specialist in the United States is $32 as of March 26, 2024, but the salary range typically falls between $27 and $40. 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. 

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Protective Security Specialist

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Canyon Security Specialist & Consul - Glendale , AZ
Stand or walk on various surfaces for long periods of time Canyon Security Specialist and ... with a protected veteran, or any other basis or characteristic protected by law. Job Type ...
ZipRecruiter - 15 days ago
Quaker Windows - Freeburg , MO
Position Overview Quaker Safety & Security Specialist works cooperatively with all departments and ... Protective Equipment identification and distribution. * Conduct investigations and complete ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 25 days ago
LSINC Corporation - 94035 , CA
The Security Support Specialist assists with the development and implementation of a multi ... Minorities, females, disabled and protected veterans are urged to apply. Job Posted by ApplicantPro
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 3 days ago
Triumph Protection Group - Seattle , WA
Asset Protection LINC Specialist Description & Requirements Who we are. lululemon is an innovative ... About this team We believe in a culture-based and team approach to security and safety. Asset ...
ZipRecruiter - 3 days ago
Gavin de Becker & Associates - Sacramento , CA
Gavin de Becker & Associates (GDBA) protects the world's most influential and at-risk public ... Coordinate and execute security plans and respond to medical emergencies * Provide physical ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 13 days ago
Other responsibilities as assigned by the Chief of Protective Operations * Run boating operations ... Experience: 0-2 years of related security experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 47 days ago
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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 Protective Security Specialist in the United States. The average hourly rate for Protective Security Specialist ranges from $27 to $40 with the average hourly pay of $32. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $27 to $41 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $33.

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