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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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Job Description: This Dispatcher Position Features: ? Growing Company ? Fun Working Environment ? Opportunity For Advancement ? Great Pay to $14/hour Immediate need for dispatcher seeking growing company, fun working environment and opportunity for advancement. Experience in a call center environment, good listening, verbal and written communication s and excellent communication skills will be key...
Job Description: This Inside Sales Representative Position Features: ? Growing Company ? Fun Working Environment ? Variety Of Duties ? Great Pay to $18/hour Immediate need for inside sales representative seeking growing company, fun working environment and variety of duties. Customer service savvy, goal oriented and excellent written and verbal skills will be keys to success in this dynamic organi...
We are a wholesale bakery in the Bronx. We are looking for a security guard to help us manage the products of our company. Duties include but are not limited to checking employee bags for unauthorized taking of product. Verifying employee accessability, screening visitors for proper authorization....
Uniformed Protection Officer The Uniformed Protection Officer is responsible for, but not limited to; special events, emergencies, dignitary protection, and enforcement federal regulations; emergency response to security alerts and civil disturbances; protection and enforcement of the control of classified material and personally identifiable information; package and vehicle inspections, and physi...
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ARMED SECURITY GUARD (ASG) ACADEMI is an innovative, privately-held training and security solutions provider serving government and commercial industries worldwide. Founded in 1997, ACADEMI was initially envisioned as a training facility to support the needs of local and regional law enforcement personnel. Today we are capable of providing risk assessment, training and security solutions in multip...
Now Hiring a Loss Prevention Associate at our Midland, TX Location! Cinergy Cinemas’ has been an indoor family entertainment and movie theatre concept in Texas for more than four years now and is now open in Midland. Each of our locations average 35,000-50,000 square feet, with eight to eleven movie theatre auditoriums, 2-5 birthday party rooms, a variety of amusements, and 50+ employees. Our Midl...
General Duties and Experience: Delivers in-resident and distance learning instructional programs in accordance with course documents. Uses instructional methods such as, guided discussions, lectures, demonstrations, small group exercises, seminars, workshops, and laboratories. Uses instructional technology, including but not limited to Blackboard. Conducts assessment strategy in accordance with th...
Police Officer (Lateral, Pre-Service or Recruit) $5,713 - $6,902/month (Recruit $4,386 per month) The City of Claremont Police Department is looking for highly energetic and motivated self-starters, whose work ethic and moral standards are of the highest caliber, to preserve the peace, protect life and property, prevent and detect crimes, and enforce laws and ordinances, while maintaining a positi...
CITY OF GOODYEAR Department of Human Resources 190 North Litchfield Road, P.O. Box 5100 Goodyear, AZ 85338 http://www.goodyearaz.gov INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF: Police Officer- Certified An Equal Opportunity Employer First review of applications: August 1, 2014 Second review of applications: August 25, 2014 City of Goodyear Police Officers patrol the City of Goodyear to enforce Arizo...
In support of a forthcoming FUNDED task order (government contract), ISIS, Inc is soliciting resumes of interest from candidates with Workers Compensation Analyst/Investigator type experience.This job will support the United States Postal Service (USPS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) in the PROVIDENCE RI AREA. The following information is provided: Job Duties: · Interview potential witnesse...
In support of a forthcoming FUNDED task order (government contract), ISIS, Inc is soliciting resumes of interest from candidates with Workers Compensation Analyst/Investigator type experience.This job will support the United States Postal Service (USPS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) in the PROVIDENCE RI AREA TO INCLUDE PARTS OF SE/CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS AND EASTERN CONNECTICUT. The followin...
Company Confidential St. Marys, GA, 31558
Security Careers with the Unmatched Leader in the Security Industry Guardsmark is currently seeking men and women who wish to pursue a career in the security field. Positions for security officers are available, with opportunities for career advancement. We currently have openings for Full-Time and Part-Time officers, as well as Part-Time Fill In officers. Positions available in the Wichita and El...
In support of a forthcoming FUNDED task order (government contract), ISIS, Inc is soliciting resumes of interest from candidates with Workers Compensation Analyst/Investigator type experience.This job will support the United States Postal Service (USPS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) in the PROVIDENCE RI AREA TO INCLUDE SE/CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS AND EASTERN CONNECTICUT. The following informa...
In support of a forthcoming FUNDED task order (government contract), ISIS, Inc is soliciting resumes of interest from candidates with Workers Compensation Analyst/Investigator type experience.This job will support the United States Postal Service (USPS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) in the PROVIDENCE RI AREA TO INCLUDE SOUTHEAST/CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS AND EASTERN CONNECTICUT. The following...
Defense International is a security company dedicated in integrity and reputation and we expect the same from our team members. We are currently looking for qualified candidates in the Anaheim area in Orange County California to patrol high end apartments buildings. Job duties include locking and securing facilities observing and reporting any kind of unusual or suspicious activity; assisting resi...
ALLEN POLICE DEPARTMENT- POLICE TESTING The Allen Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer II (Certified). Individuals who meet the minimum qualifications listed below are invited to submit an on-line employment application. Applications must be submitted no later than 5 p.m. CST on Friday, August 15, 2014. Essential Functions: The information listed...
Charlottesville Albemarle Airport Authority Charlottesville, VA, 22911
Public Safety Officer Primary responsibilities include airport operations-daily field checks, grounds patrols, assisting the public, maintaining the security identification/access control system, assisting with snow removal operations (driving large, manual transmission snow removal equipment) incurring significant overtime hours; maintaining OSHA compliance; escorting in/out airport secure areas,...
Overview: The LP Detective's primary responsibility is to prevent the loss of company property while maintaining a safe business environment. Support store's efforts in providing the best customer service within a controlled environment so as to ensure maximum sales at the highest profit rate attainable. Under general supervision and established procedures, the LP Detective detects and apprehends...
Overview: The Flex LP Detective's primary responsibility is to prevent the loss of company property while maintaining a safe business environment. Support store's efforts in providing the best customer service within a controlled environment so as to ensure maximum sales at the highest profit rate attainable. Under general supervision and established procedures, the LP Detective detects and appreh...
Join a leader in the security industry! SCIS (formerly Pinkerton Government Services, Inc.) is a leader in providing cleared protective services that meet and exceed government requirements for facilities in the Aerospace/Defense industry. We are currently seeking a top-notch full-time Security Officer to work third (3rd) shift in our Indianapolis facility. ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE - pleas...
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