Security Guards

At a Glance

Median Annual Salary
$28,591
Local Jobs
1,241
Regional Salary
$31,001
Security Guards

Occupation Profile

Guard, patrol, or monitor premises to prevent theft, violence, or infractions of rules. May operate x-ray and metal detector equipment.

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Median Annual Earnings

$28,591

Median Annual Earnings are the midpoint earned by 50 percent of workers who are the lowest paid and 50 percent of workers who are the highest paid in a particular occupation

Local Jobs

1,241

Jobs are any position in which a worker provides labor in exchange for monetary compensation (note: one individual may hold multiple jobs)

Regional Salary

$31,001

Average Annual Earnings are determined by dividing the total earnings for the occupation by the number of jobs in the occupation.

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