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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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ATK is an aerospace, defense, and commercial products company with operations in 21 states, Puerto Rico, and internationally. ATK delivers affordable innovation in developing and manufacturing highly engineered products and solutions to our customers around the world. ATK Defense Group is an industry leader in ammunition, precision and strike weapons, missile-warning solutions, and tactical rocke...
Assumes responsibility and accountability for the Emergency Management Program and Emergency Preparedness as well as the Security Program. Maintains knowledge and expertise in emergency management programs and policies. Plans and implements emergency preparedness drills and exercises with hospital, city, county, regional, and state representatives. Maintains and updates resource materials associat...
Description Position Summary : To ensure hospital staff, patients and visitors are safe and that the hospital property is secured. ER security at Houston Northwest medical Center id provided by Harris County Law Enforcement Officer's. Duties and responsibilities vary from routine procedures to procedures in the event of a disaster. Qualifications Position Qualifications Minimum Education: Hig...
Description Overview: Macy's Furniture Distribution Center is currently seeking talented individuals to fill Security Associate positions. Some benefits of working in this world-class operation include: Opportunity to work with the latest in material handling and warehouse management systems technology Very stable, well-known, and well-respected brands (Macy's and Bloomingdale's) Opportunity ...
POLICE OFFICER The Town of South Palm Beach Police Department is accepting applications for One (1) Police Officer position. Applicants must meet all statutory requirements for employment as a Police Officer in the State of Florida. Experience preferred. Salary will be $43,500 to $45,500, based on experience. Applications can be obtained online at: www.southpalmbeach.com Deadline is Spetember ...
Position Summary: A Tyco Integrated Security Technician is a troubleshooter and service expert. Alleviates concerns the customer may have regarding a security system. Advises customers and the Customer Monitoring Center (CMC) of the status of the systems and processes of inspections. Duties and Responsibilities: Locate and alleviate trouble with damaged equipment or wiring. Readjust equipment,...
Be an Operations Intelligence Specialist in the Air National Guard Job Summary Behind every operation there is a team of Operations Intelligence Specialists stealthily gathering intelligence on the adversary. This information is a vital component in developing a strategy for a unit’s next move. You will be responsible for covertly retrieving intelligence and disseminating it to the proper author...
The Security Operations Analyst will provide exceptional service to Amplify by ensuring the overall safety and security of Amplify’s facilities. *This is a part-time weekend position, 12 hour shift 8 pm - 8 am. Responsibilities of the Security Operations Analyst: Ensure security of doors, windows and property in order to protect Amplify and its employees against fire, theft, vandalism and any i...
TEMPORARY POLICE OFFICER - Leicester PD is seeking a full time MPTC Police Academy graduate. Interested candidates should send resume, cover letter, and confirmation of academy completion to: ***** OR Leicester PD Attn: Temporary Employment Opportunity, 90 South Main St, Leicester, MA 01524. Deadline for submission is 10/14/14 but review of candidates will begin immediately. The ...
Company Overview: The ADT Corporation (NYSE: ADT) is a leading provider of electronic security, interactive home and business automation and monitoring services for residences and small businesses in the United States and Canada. ADT's broad and pioneering set of products and services, including ADT Pulse interactive home and business solutions, and home health services, meet a range of customer ...
The Security and Safety Manager will Design, develop and implement programs, and systems that focus on individual and organizational security and communications to improve the security and safety of patients, visitors and staff within Hospital and off site locations. In this position you will: Manage supplemental contract security workforce as necessary Manage campus-wide parking program Condu...
Company Overview: The ADT Corporation (NYSE: ADT) is a leading provider of electronic security, interactive home and business automation and monitoring services for residences and small businesses in the United States and Canada. ADT's broad and pioneering set of products and services, including ADT Pulse interactive home and business solutions, and home health services, meet a range of customer ...
Company Overview: The ADT Corporation (NYSE: ADT) is a leading provider of electronic security, interactive home and business automation and monitoring services for residences and small businesses in the United States and Canada. ADT's broad and pioneering set of products and services, including ADT Pulse interactive home and business solutions, and home health services, meet a range of customer ...
Purpose Prevent and detect retail losses and improve store operational performance by remotely monitoring stores via video surveillance and exception base reporting systems. Communicate findings to Loss Prevention (LP) and Retail Operations as appropriate and offer suggestions for process improvement to mitigate loss and shrink opportunities. Assist Loss Prevention department and Field Management...
It is an exciting time for ODS Security Solutions as we embark on a “Journey to Excellence”. We strive to be the employer of choice in our industry by creating a work environment that rewards, recognizes and compensates our employees for outstanding performance and a commitment to customer service. It is our goal to hire and develop people who live by the same core values as we do. ODS Security S...
It is an exciting time for ODS Security Solutions as we embark on a “Journey to Excellence”. We strive to be the employer of choice in our industry by creating a work environment that rewards, recognizes and compensates our employees for outstanding performance and a commitment to customer service. It is our goal to hire and develop people who live by the same core values as we do. ODS Security S...
The McPherson County Sheriffs Dept is seeking a full-time Female Correctional Officer. Requirements include: high school diploma/GED; no criminal convictions; good public relations skills; typing, telephone and computer skills; & ability to handle emergency situations. Position will be midnight shift including weekends & holidays. Apply In Personnel Office of the McPherson County Courthouse or cal...
AmeriCorps Technology Trainer Tusc County Public Library, $12,100 Stipend: $5,645 Educ Awd Health Ins. http://tinyurl.com/ o6fhuge...
Crane Aerospace & Electronics supplies critical systems and components to the aerospace and defense markets. You’ll find Crane Aerospace & Electronics in some of the toughest environments: from engines to landing gear; from satellites to medical implants and from missiles to unmanned aerial systems (UAS). We have been designing and building dc/dc converters, EMI filters, and special products for ...
Are you detail-oriented, creative, and technically skilled at Engineering design and development? Come to Crane Aerospace & Electronics and use your excellent Engineering skills to design, improve, and deliver the next generation of products in the aerospace and electronics Industry! Crane Aerospace & Electronics supplies critical systems and components to the aerospace and defense markets. You’l...

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