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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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Sears, Roebuck and Co., a member of the Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) family of companies, is a leading broadline retailer providing merchandise and related services. Sears, Roebuck offers its wide range of home merchandise, apparel and automotive products and services through more than 2,700 Sears-branded and affiliated stores in the United States and Canada, which includes over 890 f...
Are you detail-oriented, creative, and technically skilled at Software design and development? Come to Crane Aerospace & Electronics and use your excellent development skills to help 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’ll find Crane Aerospa...
Do you enjoy working in a fast paced production environment that takes pride in delivering high quality products on time, every time? Crane Aerospace and Electronics is looking for you to help make a difference! 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:...
Posting Details: All WMATA posted job openings are available through 11:59 pm the night before the noted Close Date. To ensure successful application submission applicants are encouraged to apply well before this cut-off. The noted Close Date is the date on which the posting becomes unavailable for application as of 12:00am. (WMATA reserves the right to remove posting without notice as business ne...
Posting Details: All WMATA posted job openings are available through 11:59 pm the night before the noted Close Date. To ensure successful application submission applicants are encouraged to apply well before this cut-off. The noted Close Date is the date on which the posting becomes unavailable for application as of 12:00am. (WMATA reserves the right to remove posting without notice as business ne...
Why UMB Energetic. Friendly. Fun. Not exactly the words that first come to mind when you think about working in the financial industry, right? We get it. At UMB we pride ourselves on being different. We operate in a team-based environment, made up of diverse associates who are passionate, innovative and focused! We have plenty of tradition too – actually over 100 years of it! We're proud of our hi...
Security Guards Full and Part time. Responsible, references,licensed, good appearance. New York City locations. (516)557-3195...
Company Confidential Prescott, 86301
UNARMED SECURITY GUARD needed. Looking for part time, unarmed security guard in Prescott area. Must have current Arizona DPS Unarmed Guard Card, reliable transportation & working cell phone. Call for info 602-971-1514. Email your resume to ***** or fax to 602-494-4588...
We are looking for a “technically savvy” Director of Corporate Loss Prevention with “big-box” retail experience. Extensive experience in a retail corporate environment is required. This leadership position will have both hands-on operational and high-level analytical reporting responsibilities. Responsibilities include: •Day to day management of Loss Prevention related activities for our Retail Co...
New York, 10001
FIRE SAFETY DIRECTORS Contract Security Company needs FSD's for 5 star hotels. 2 yr min exp in guest services/hotels, valid licensing for security/FSD, computer knowledge, excellent communication, supervision exp, flexible in working overnights and various shifts. Send resume to: *****...
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!...
Marshalls, shop on: Opportunity is in store for you! Marshalls, together with T.J. Maxx, forms The Marmaxx Group, the largest off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. At Marshalls, our growth is creating exciting opportunities for motivated professionals every day. Here, you'll find professional advancement, individual recognition and even time for a life outside of work! Marsha...
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!...
Marshalls, shop on: Opportunity is in store for you! Marshalls, together with T.J. Maxx, forms The Marmaxx Group, the largest off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. At Marshalls, our growth is creating exciting opportunities for motivated professionals every day. Here, you'll find professional advancement, individual recognition and even time for a life outside of work! Marsha...
Marshalls, shop on: Opportunity is in store for you! Marshalls, together with T.J. Maxx, forms The Marmaxx Group, the largest off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. At Marshalls, our growth is creating exciting opportunities for motivated professionals every day. Here, you'll find professional advancement, individual recognition and even time for a life outside of work! Marsha...
Highly successful CPA firm in Tucson, AZ seeks a CPA Tax Supervisor with 7+ years of recent public accounting experience to join the team. Our firm was established over 30 years ago and is highly regarded in the Tucson community. The success of our firm is rooted in our underlying philosophy to provide thorough, accurate and professional services at a reasonable cost and in a timely manner. In thi...
Basin Electric has an opening for Alarm Monitor/Service Dispatcher Job Description: This position provides security services to protect Cooperative assets and employees, conduct corporate investigations, and provide other security functions. This position provides leadership, direction, and oversees the responsibilities of the Service Dispatchers on an assigned shift to coordinate operation of the...
ALLSTATE SECURITY Now hiring FT/PT Security Officers Commissioned / Non-Commissioned Retirees/ Others encouraged to apply at 3433 Plains Blvd, Amarillo...
City of Fayetteville: For Job listings go to: http:// agency.governmentjobs.com/fayetteville...
MILTON POLICE DEPARTMENT COPT CERTIFIED POLICE OFFICER The Town of Milton is accepting applications for the full time and part time position of a COPT Delaware Certified Police Officer through August 18, 2014. The applicant must have 2 plus years on the job experience. Salary ranges are negotiable depending upon experience. The Police Employment Application is available at Town Hall, as well as ou...

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