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Security Industry Overview


In a security job, you’ll protect people, property or businesses from fire, theft, vandalism, terrorism and crime.

Some common security jobs include:

  • Police Officers: They enforce the law, investigate crimes and patrol an area. They also respond to calls for help, write traffic tickets and provide the first response in emergencies.
  • Security Guards and Security Officers: In their security work, these professionals maintain order and protect people and property.
  • Airport Safety Officers and Transportation Security Screeners: Their jobs most commonly involve using technology to examine passengers and baggage for weapons or explosives. They also guard baggage and freight and seek out criminals who target the nation’s transportation system.

Other jobs in security include retail loss-prevention specialists who work with technology, merchandise auditors, human resources and operations professionals to reduce theft from stores; correctional officers; casino security professionals; armored car guards; and private detectives.

Security Job Market


The outlook for employment in security is mixed:

  • The number of police officer jobs will expand by 7 percent from 2010 to 2020, slower than average. There’s a lot of turnover at the local level due to low salaries, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) says, so jobs may open up even if the field doesn’t expand.
  • The BLS forecasts that security guard jobs will grow 19 percent from 2010 to 2020, about average for most jobs.
  • Airport safety officer jobs -- including transportation security screener jobs -- are expected to grow by 10 percent from 2010 to 2020, with many jobs being filled by the Transportation Safety Administration, the BLS says.

Security Salaries


Salaries in the security field are influenced by the level of training and education needed for the particular security career:

  • Police officers need at least a high school diploma and in some places, a college degree. They often must attend an academy. The median police officer salary was $54,230 in 2011, the BLS says.
  • The median salary for transportation security screeners -- federal employees who screen passengers and luggage at airports and other transportation facilities -- was $36,910 in 2011, the BLS reports. They must have a high school diploma or GED and complete a training program.
  • The median security guard salary was $23,900 in 2011, according to the BLS. Some, but not all, security guard jobs require a high school diploma or GED.
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Talk about value.T.J. Maxx is where you'll find it. T.J. Maxx, together with Marshalls, forms the Marmaxx Group, the largest off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. T.J. Maxx offers brand name family apparel, giftware, home fashions, womens shoes, and lingerie, and emphasizes accessories and fine jewelry, at prices 20% - 60% below department and specialty store regular prices!...
Talk about value.T.J. Maxx is where you'll find it. T.J. Maxx, together with Marshalls, forms the Marmaxx Group, the largest off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. T.J. Maxx offers brand name family apparel, giftware, home fashions, womens shoes, and lingerie, and emphasizes accessories and fine jewelry, at prices 20% - 60% below department and specialty store regular prices!...
Talk about value.T.J. Maxx is where you'll find it. T.J. Maxx, together with Marshalls, forms the Marmaxx Group, the largest off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. T.J. Maxx offers brand name family apparel, giftware, home fashions, womens shoes, and lingerie, and emphasizes accessories and fine jewelry, at prices 20% - 60% below department and specialty store regular prices!...
Are you ready to explore the corporate side of retail? The TJX Companies, Inc. is the leading off-price apparel and home fashions retailer in the U.S. and worldwide, operating four major divisions - Marmaxx (T.J. Maxx and Marshalls) and HomeGoods in the United States; TJX Canada (Winners, HomeSense and Marshalls); and TJX Europe (T.K. Maxx and HomeSense). In late 2012, we acquired Sierra Trading P...
Talk about value.T.J. Maxx is where you'll find it. T.J. Maxx, together with Marshalls, forms the Marmaxx Group, the largest off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. T.J. Maxx offers brand name family apparel, giftware, home fashions, womens shoes, and lingerie, and emphasizes accessories and fine jewelry, at prices 20% - 60% below department and specialty store regular prices!...
Talk about value.T.J. Maxx is where you'll find it. T.J. Maxx, together with Marshalls, forms the Marmaxx Group, the largest off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. T.J. Maxx offers brand name family apparel, giftware, home fashions, womens shoes, and lingerie, and emphasizes accessories and fine jewelry, at prices 20% - 60% below department and specialty store regular prices!...
Talk about value.T.J. Maxx is where you'll find it. T.J. Maxx, together with Marshalls, forms the Marmaxx Group, the largest off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. T.J. Maxx offers brand name family apparel, giftware, home fashions, womens shoes, and lingerie, and emphasizes accessories and fine jewelry, at prices 20% - 60% below department and specialty store regular prices!...
Talk about value.T.J. Maxx is where you'll find it. T.J. Maxx, together with Marshalls, forms the Marmaxx Group, the largest off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. T.J. Maxx offers brand name family apparel, giftware, home fashions, womens shoes, and lingerie, and emphasizes accessories and fine jewelry, at prices 20% - 60% below department and specialty store regular prices!...
newtoday.jpg Protective Srv Firefighter The Destin Fire Control District has an opening for the position of Firefighter. Applicants must be Florida State Certified. Applications are due Friday, August 15, 2014 at 4:00 pm cst. Applications may be obtained at the Main Station, 848 Airport Road, Destin, FL or from our web site www.destinfire.com. For more information, call (850) 837-8413. EOE. Web ID...
Fire Chief The City of Hanahan, SC (Pop. 18,500) is accepting applications for a Fire Chief to lead the City’s Fire and EMS Department. Under the general direction and supervision of the City Manager, the Fire Chief has management oversight of an annual budget of $2,085,000. The department is a full-time career department with 35 employees, operating three shifts on a 24/48 basis. Description: The...
IT Security Specialist Essential Job Functions, Duties, and Responsibilities of the Position: Identifies requirements for IT security products and services, develops plans and schedules, estimates resource needs, defines milestones and deliverables, evaluates and coordinates their purchase and delivery. Provides architectural design and coordinates the implementation of security products to integr...
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National Security Company is hiring a Site Manager in Joliet, IL. The Site Manager will manage all Operations and Recruiting for the Security of a Warehouse Facility in Joliet. An ideal candidate will have prior management and law enforcement/security experience. We are looking for a self-starter who is motivated and looking to create a culture of hard work ethic and success! Supervisor of all ass...
City of Bloomington Full-time Positions The City of Bloomington is currently accepting applications for an * Assistant City Manager, * Human Resources Director, * Economic Development Coordinator, * Building Official, * Grants Coordinator, * Community Development Director, * Fire Inspector, * Accountant, * Office Manager, *Executive Assistant, * Support Staff IV & * Support Staff V. For job descri...
POLICE OFFICER The City of Fairborn is accepting applications to test for the position of Police Officer. Salary range $48,131.20 - $66,040.00 with excellent fringe benefits. You must meet the following requirements: The City of Fairborn is establishing a certification list for the position of Police Officer. The following requirements are mandated: ■ Must possess current State of Ohio certificati...
Metro One LPSG, an industry leading loss prevention agency, is seeking a qualified uniformed security officer for a high-end retail stores located in the Lombard, IL area. Job Description: As an unarmed uniformed security officer at this location, the primary role is to act as a visual deterrent to theft. In addition to this role, security officers' at this location are required to buzz clients in...
It’s time to feel the reward that comes with making a real impact; it's time to join Metro One Loss Prevention Services Group. While working for Metro One, you will be given the opportunity to exercise your mind for business in an environment that values advancement. We are an established Loss Prevention Company looking to hire qualified Armed Security Officers to work in the Chicago land and surr...
Metro One LPSG, an industry leading loss prevention agency, is seeking a qualified uniformed security officer for a high-end retail stores located in the Chicago, IL area. Job Description: As an unarmed uniformed security officer at this location, the primary role is to act as a visual deterrent to theft. In addition to this role, security officers' at this location are required to buzz clients in...
It’s time to feel the reward that comes with making a real impact. It’s time to join Metro One Loss Prevention Services Group. While working for Metro One, you will be given the opportunity to exercise your mind for business in an environment that values advancement. The Store Detective’s primary responsibility and role is to identify, observe, and apprehend individual’s committing external theft...
Metro One LPSG, an industry leading loss prevention agency, is seeking a qualified uniformed security officer for a high-end retail stores located in the Merrillville, Indiana area. Job Description: As an unarmed uniformed security officer at this location, the primary role is to act as a visual deterrent to theft. In addition to this role, security officers' at this location are required to buzz...
DEPUTY POSITION The Mountrail County Sheriff's Department is currently accepting applications for 2 Full Time Deputy Sheriffs. Applicants must be eligible for licensing by the North Dakota P.O.S.T. Board. Starting salary of $49,008.00 with no experience then depends upon license and experience. Insurance, retirement, equipment, uniforms and vehicle are provided by Mountrail County. Applications ca...
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