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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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Security Officer John Morrell & Co. of Sioux Falls, SD is seeking an experienced Security Officer to join our team of security officers in the protection and safeguarding of plant assets, personnel, visitors and customers. Essential Functions: Support division and site safety, quality, productivity, environmental and cost reduction goals Conduct incident investigations using root cause analysis an...
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Firefighter Paramedic Eureka Fire Protection District will be accepting applications until April 30, 2014 at 4849 Hwy 109 Eureka or on our website www.efpd.org. Must be a licensed Paramedic in Missouri. (1887249)...
UNARMED SECURITY OFFICERS wanted in Joliet area. Must have PERC card. FT & PT avail. Email resume to: ***** Posting provided by:...
Sumter County Government SUMTER COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Position Vacancy Sumter County Fire Department FIREFIGHTER The Sumter County Board of Commissioners is seeking qualified applicants to fill the position of Full-Time Firefighter. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and education/experience and according to the Sumter County Classification and Compensation Plan. This pos...
JUVENILE CORRECTIONAL OFFICER Sumter Youth Development Campus is accepting applications along with COMPASS test scores on a daily basis for the position of Juvenile Correctional Officer 1. Applications and COMPASS Test Scores may be faxed to 229/931-2894, delivered or mailed to 300 McMath Mill Road/Americus, GA 31719 The following documents are required if recommended for hire: • Valid Georgia Dri...
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North State Security, Inc . Seeks help for uniformed positions in the Orland area. Minimum pay of $9.65/hr. F/T & P/T positions. Must be available weekends & nights. Guard Card a plus, but not a requirement for hire. Call 243-0295 to apply. This ad placed through the Appeal-Democrat....
SECURITY OFFICERS PITTSBURGH AND SURROUNDING AREAS OPEN INTERVIEWS will be held Thursday, 4/17/14 from 4:00pm-7:00pm at Am-Gard, 600 Main St., Sharpsburg PA 15215. Must have clear criminal background. Pre employment drug test. Pay rates vary....
Security FORT VANCOUVER REGIONAL LIBRARY Part Time (24hrs/week) Security Guard Needed Rate: $13.56 per hour Fort Vancouver Regional Library District currently has an opening for a 24 hour per week, Security Guard. The successful candidate will be assigned to the Vancouver Community Library, but will also work at Cascade Park Community Library. She/he may assist in evaluating and addressing securit...
Higher One partners with colleges and universities to lower their administrative costs and to improve graduation rates. We provide a broad array of payment, refund disbursement and data analytics and management tools to institutions that help them save money and enhance institutional effectiveness. And for students, we offer financial literacy programs and convenient, flexible and affordable trans...
Forecast/Inventory Control Analyst Opportunity in Valencia, CA. Position is open due to rapid growth of company. Salary plus excellent benefits. Monster has partnered with their client, a manufacturing company of high performance work gloves and specialized footwear, in efforts to assist them in their search for an Inventory Control/Forecast Analyst. This position is open due to the rapid growth o...
The Massachusetts Port Authority Captain Airport Safety & Security Officer assists the Chief of Department in the development, implementation, and administration of activities, security rules, regulations, policies and procedures for the safe and efficient operation of all Massport Worcester assets. Supervises the Airport Safety & Security Officers and ensures that they are adequately trained, wel...
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 So...
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 So...
Position: Repo Agent Location: Inland Empire Pay: 8.00 + Commissions Will be operating a Tow Truck Must have 1 year experience Must be able to wok nights Will be able to schedule own hours Must have Vaild Drivers Liscence...
An established Loss Prevention Company is looking to hire qualified Security Officers to work High End Retail Stores throughout the NY District. We are hiring for numerous shifts. Starting pay is $8 per hour. While working for Metro One, you will be given the opportunity to exercise your mind for business in an environment that values advancement. Requirements: (Prior work experience & Client expe...
The responsibility of the Security Manager is to: (1) administration and operation of security force for trailer yard and satellite facilities, ensuring asset protection and access control; (2) consistent integrity of warehouse management system records and related documentation; (3) maintaining records integrity of all trailer yard locations and trailer movements between trailer yards; (4) ensuri...
Be HomeGoods Happy. HomeGoods offers an exciting and rapidly changing selection of home décor merchandise, including giftware, home basics, accent furniture, lamps, rugs, accessories and seasonal merchandise at great values. It's where highly motivated professionals turn for outstanding and unique experiences in a very creative and supportive environment. It's also where you will find success and...
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...
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...
About Us Lannett Company, Inc. (AMEX: LCI), founded in 1942, with operations in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania develops, manufactures and distributes generic prescription pharmaceutical products in tablet, capsule and oral liquid forms to customers throughout the United States. Lannett markets its products primarily to drug wholesalers, retail drug chains, distributors, and government agencies. We are...
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