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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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Organizational Overview Founded in Denver in 1967, HSS has grown to become America’s leading sourcing company, providing technical and professional service programs to customers nationwide. We customize our service programs to each customer’s needs, culture, and desired outcomes. HSS works closely with customers to enhance the value of their business. We offer smarter solutions, become integral ...
Job Fair Nov 7th - 8th Embassy Suites Santa Clara, CA 2885 Lakeside Drive The Press Room Face to Face interviews conducted apply online to expedite the process. (see below) Join a leader in the security industry! Securitas Critical Infrastructure Services, Inc. provides cleared protective services for facilities that have U.S. Government compliance/clearance requirements. We are currently se...
Airport Police Officers The Florence Regional Airport, Florence, SC is accepting applications for Airport Police Officers. Under the direction of the Chief of Public Safety, Airport Police Officers are responsible for the security of persons and property at the Florence Regional Airport and for enforcing applicable federal, state and local laws to include Airport Rules and Regulations. Minimum Qua...
The City of Camas, Washington is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Police Officer. The officer will perform a variety of duties in the enforcement of laws and the prevention of crimes including controlling traffic flow, conducting investigations and providing police protection to safeguard lives, property and the constitutional rights of citizens; provide support and assis...
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Transportation Services is recruiting for Security Officer 3 positions. Starting pay is $13.681 per hour plus excellent benefits. Monitor, operate, and maintain parking lots. Enforce parking rules and regulations on the UW-Madison Campus. For complete descriptions, go to: http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/WebListing/Classified/PDDetail.aspx?vacid=93279&title=65513 Must poss...
SECURITY/CUSTOMER SERVICE PROFESSIONALS BE A LEGEND! SecurAmerica, one of the fastest growing and most respected security companies in the U.S. is looking for the best of the best to join our world class team that we are building in the Cincinnati/Covington areas of Ohio and Kentucky. We have immediate openings for part time security officers at a very nice account. Before you go anywhere else,...
Local Security Company looking to hire experienced security officers. This posting is for several current and anticipated openings: Full Time (40 hours per week) Part Time (24 hours per week) Flex Officer (On Call / As Needed) Officer requirements are: Must have a current Utah Security License (Unarmed) or be able to be licensed. Must have a clean criminal record Must have a clean driving ...
Facility Security Officer Company Summary: Join the VSolvit Team! Founded in 2006, VSolvit (pronounced 'We Solve It') provides geospatial and information technology consulting services and solutions to government and private section clients. VSolvit is an award winning 8(m)/EDWOSB, SBA-certified 8(a)/SDB, and a certified HUBZone company. Our successes are but a reflection of overall team strengt...
CHENEGA INFINITY, LLC Company Job Title: Access Control Officer Chenega Job Title: Guard I SCA WD Labor Category: Guard I Clearance: Secret Location: Schriever AFB, CO Reports To: Unarmed Guard Lead FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Full Time, Regular (Contingent upon award) Prepared Date: 10-09-2014 Approved Date: (Contingent upon award) ***Please note: This position is contingent upon ...
COURT SECURITY OFFICER SHARED POSITION MVM, Inc., a growing security government contractor, has a vacancy for a shared Court Security Officer (CSO) to work in the District of Oklahoma at our Oklahoma City, OK site. Standard schedule is working minimum of 20 hours a week. Position requires being available and flexible to accommodate unplanned security schedules up to 40 hours/week. The primary r...
WHO WE ARE At Mattel, our vision is Creating the Future of Play. We strive to achieve this vision primarily through our creative and enthusiastic employees who DARE to be innovative, and THRIVE in a friendly and fast-paced environment. Mattel is committed to developing employees and supporting their career goals, helping them GROW with a host of meaningful experiences and learning opportunities. ...
Part- Time Police Officer (#16996) Multiple Positions/Locations Lone Star College - System Office Job Functions: Patrols campus grounds and buildings, checking doors, windows, and gates to ensure that they are properly secured. Investigates all offenses and incidents. Makes court appearances. Writes a thorough and accurate report on every criminal complaint, accident, or other significant in...
Adjunct Faculty, Law Enforcement Academy (#16992) UP Lone Star College - University Park Job Functions: Teaches a variety of Law Enforcement courses at a variety of times and locations. Submits required college reports and forms in a timely manner. Develops and follows a course syllabus for each course, following established institutional guidelines. Meets with and advises students either be...
Its time to feel the reward that comes with making a real impact; its 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 a qualified Security Site Manager to oversee and have knowledge of supe...
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 Aerospace Group is the world?s top producer of solid rocket propulsion systems and a leading supplier of military and commerci...
ADT & MONITRONICS ALARM SERVICES TELEMARKETING/LEAD GENERATION/SALES *BACKGROUND CHECKS WILL BE PERFORMED TELEMARKETERS: Work from home. Auto Dialer on-line provided, all automatic. Headset, Computer, Internet Service required. Contacting Homeowners, using base script, setting appointment for Sales Reps. Base Pay + Bonuses, depending upon experience. Tues-Saturday FullTime LEAD GENERATION: ...
Description Northrop Grumman Information Systems Sector is seeking an Industrial Security Analyst to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will support programs in Fairfax and Chantilly, VA. The successful candidate will be the Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO) for Intelligence Community Programs. This includes performing security tasks in accordance with establi...
Description Northrop Grumman Information Systems sector is seeking a IS Sector Security West OneBadge Operator to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in San Diego, CA. Realize the rewards of conquering a new challenge... Roles and Responsibilities: • Produces employee and guest badges, identification cards, and security reader cards. • Maintains all ...
Description Overview: As a Loss Prevention Seasonal Security Guard, you will be an integral part of bringing the magic of Macy's to life. Seasonal Seasonal Security Guard work as part of a team to meet department and store objectives, and your individual responsibilities will include deterring theft and maintaining a safe business environment. Seasonal Security Guard will have work schedules tha...
Description Overview: The LP Detectives primary responsibility is to prevent the loss of company property while maintaining a safe business environment. Support stores 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...

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