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Security Guard Overview


Security Guards keep customers and employees safe at businesses, malls and events. Private Security Guards usually occupy one of two positions: static guards, who remain on watch in a single location, or mobile guards, who patrol the grounds and make sure no one is in an unauthorized area. Security Guards are called when someone makes threats, shoplifts or otherwise causes trouble. While some guards have the power of arrest, others detain lawbreakers until the local police arrive. Similar security jobs include positions such as armed security guards.

Security Guard Educational Requirements


To find work as a Security Guard, at least a high school diploma or GED is required. Positions in high-class facilities, such as casinos, often require at least a bachelor's degree. There are Security Guard training programs available from certain technical schools, which usually work to cover the minimum of state certification requirements. Often, an employer will train new guards in the job specifics, patrol routes and reporting techniques. The length of training will largely depend on if a guard is going to be armed or unarmed.

Security Guard Job Market


Demand for Security Guards is high as the world is growing more security conscious; consumers want to feel safe while shopping, and businesses want to ensure the goods they offer will be sold, not stolen. Many locations will hire temporary Security Guards as the holidays approach to compensate for the higher number of shoppers at that time. Some of these temporary positions become long-term. At least 1,074,000 Security Guards are currently employed with another 294,000 openings. This number is expected to grow by 12 percent in the next 10 years.

Security Guard Salary


Security Guards make an average of $24,000 per year. Beginning or temporary guards might expect to make around $17,000 while guards with years of experience or those who work at higher-class institutions can expect to see upwards of $42,500 annually. Private Security Guards hired by individuals have the opportunity to make significantly more money than those working for major corporations.
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Immediate Openings for ALL Shifts FT Armed Security Officers Needed in Charlotte, NC. - 1st, 2nd & 3rd Shift (40-Hours). $100 Hiring Bonus after 90-days of employment! FT Unarmed Security Officers Needed in Charlotte, NC. 1st, 2nd & 3rd Shift (40-hours). $9.00-$9.50 per hour. PT Anti-Piracy Officers (Armed and Unarmed) Needed in Charlotte and Surrounding Areas (2nd Shifts 4-20 Hours - Dark Suit...
Description Assist all patients, their family members and all visitors in obtaining the proper services and/or other assistance that may be required. Maintains a safe and secure environment for patients, visitors and employees. Maintains and promotes professional ethics regarding confidentiality; provides good customer service and adheres to hospital policies and procedures. Qualifications Must...
Description Assist all patients, their family members and all visitors in obtaining the proper services and/or other assistance that may be required. Maintains a safe and secure environment for patients, visitors and employees. Maintains and promotes professional ethics regarding confidentiality; provides good customer service and adheres to hospital policies and procedures. Qualifications Must...
HEADLESS HORSEMAN HAYRIDES Positions still available: Performers, food cafes, & Certified Security Guards. 16 and over may apply. 845-339-2666, ext. 103....
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...
Crosby Commons, located on the Wesley Village Campus, a small home like and independent assisted living community, has a full time opportunity for an experienced security guard. The ideal candidate will provides coverage of the Wesley Heights/Crosby Commons reception desk while on duty, answering the phone, transferring calls, taking messages and referring matters to the appropriate administrativ...
SECURITY OFFICERS NEEDED FOR OUR CLIENT CONTRACT IN NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT --Security Officers will be responsible for (1) Access Control; (2) Security Patrols- walking; (3) Customer service; (4) Completion of daily security reports; (5) Emergency response; (6) Completion of incident reports and facility logbook entries; (7) Maintaining a positive image that reflects upon the professionalism of th...
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: 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: 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: 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: 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...
Open House for Retail Security Guards (Long Island,NY) compensation: Comenserate with Experience An established Loss Prevention Company is looking to hire qualified Security Officers to work in Retail Stores in the Long Island area . We are also looking for drivers with clean driving records. Compensation depends upon experience and position. While working for Metro One, you will be given the op...
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: 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...
Security Guard Westtown School Security Guard: Westtown School has an immediate opening for a 12 month, PT (maximum of 18 hours per weekend) Security Guard. EMT or EMR certification required and security or law enforcement experience preferred. Please submit resume, cover letter and references to L. Jay Farrow, Assistant Head of School, at *****...
General Finley Investigations & Security Inc. (Lic# C09211) Hiring Now! Full-time Security Guards Growing Company. Retirees Welcome. Safe environment. We will train. Starting pay $10.50-$15 per hour with bonsuses! 432-561-5660 tomfinley@ oilfieldsecurity .com 7500 N CR 1294 Midland, TX 79707...
SECURITY GUARD Finley Investigations & Security, Inc. (Lic# C09211) 7500 N CR 1294, Midland, TX 79707. Hiring now! Full-time security guards. Growing company. Retirees welcome. Safe environment. We will train. Competitive pay. Starting pay $10.50-$15 per hour with bonuses! 432-561-5660. *****...
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: 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...

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Education / Training

Some College Coursework Completed
34.4%
High School
23.1%
Bachelor's
18.8%
Associates
14.3%
Certification
3.4%
Master's
2.6%
(727 Respondents)
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