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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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GADSDEN, 35904
Radio and Communications Security Repairers maintain the equipment and systems that ensure Army National Guard Units can communicate over secure channels. Your duties will include installing and repairing circuits and wiring, calibrating and aligning equipment components, and stringing overhead cables between utility poles. Other duties include repairing systems, performing equipment tests, and pe...
MONTGOMERY, 36109
Radio and Communications Security Repairers maintain the equipment and systems that ensure Army National Guard Units can communicate over secure channels. Your duties will include installing and repairing circuits and wiring, calibrating and aligning equipment components, and stringing overhead cables between utility poles. Other duties include repairing systems, performing equipment tests, and pe...
NORTHPORT, 35476
Radio and Communications Security Repairers maintain the equipment and systems that ensure Army National Guard Units can communicate over secure channels. Your duties will include installing and repairing circuits and wiring, calibrating and aligning equipment components, and stringing overhead cables between utility poles. Other duties include repairing systems, performing equipment tests, and pe...
SHEFFIELD, 35660
Radio and Communications Security Repairers maintain the equipment and systems that ensure Army National Guard Units can communicate over secure channels. Your duties will include installing and repairing circuits and wiring, calibrating and aligning equipment components, and stringing overhead cables between utility poles. Other duties include repairing systems, performing equipment tests, and pe...
TUSKEGEE, 36083
Radio and Communications Security Repairers maintain the equipment and systems that ensure Army National Guard Units can communicate over secure channels. Your duties will include installing and repairing circuits and wiring, calibrating and aligning equipment components, and stringing overhead cables between utility poles. Other duties include repairing systems, performing equipment tests, and pe...
MOUNTAIN HOME, 72653
Radio and Communications Security Repairers maintain the equipment and systems that ensure Army National Guard Units can communicate over secure channels. Your duties will include installing and repairing circuits and wiring, calibrating and aligning equipment components, and stringing overhead cables between utility poles. Other duties include repairing systems, performing equipment tests, and pe...
MARANA, 85653
Radio and Communications Security Repairers maintain the equipment and systems that ensure Army National Guard Units can communicate over secure channels. Your duties will include installing and repairing circuits and wiring, calibrating and aligning equipment components, and stringing overhead cables between utility poles. Other duties include repairing systems, performing equipment tests, and pe...
BELL, 90201
Radio and Communications Security Repairers maintain the equipment and systems that ensure Army National Guard Units can communicate over secure channels. Your duties will include installing and repairing circuits and wiring, calibrating and aligning equipment components, and stringing overhead cables between utility poles. Other duties include repairing systems, performing equipment tests, and pe...
BURBANK, 91505
Radio and Communications Security Repairers maintain the equipment and systems that ensure Army National Guard Units can communicate over secure channels. Your duties will include installing and repairing circuits and wiring, calibrating and aligning equipment components, and stringing overhead cables between utility poles. Other duties include repairing systems, performing equipment tests, and pe...
LONGMONT, 80504
Radio and Communications Security Repairers maintain the equipment and systems that ensure Army National Guard Units can communicate over secure channels. Your duties will include installing and repairing circuits and wiring, calibrating and aligning equipment components, and stringing overhead cables between utility poles. Other duties include repairing systems, performing equipment tests, and pe...
WINDSORS LOCKS, 06096
Radio and Communications Security Repairers maintain the equipment and systems that ensure Army National Guard Units can communicate over secure channels. Your duties will include installing and repairing circuits and wiring, calibrating and aligning equipment components, and stringing overhead cables between utility poles. Other duties include repairing systems, performing equipment tests, and pe...
ANACOSTIA, 20373
Radio and Communications Security Repairers maintain the equipment and systems that ensure Army National Guard Units can communicate over secure channels. Your duties will include installing and repairing circuits and wiring, calibrating and aligning equipment components, and stringing overhead cables between utility poles. Other duties include repairing systems, performing equipment tests, and pe...
STARKE, 32091
Radio and Communications Security Repairers maintain the equipment and systems that ensure Army National Guard Units can communicate over secure channels. Your duties will include installing and repairing circuits and wiring, calibrating and aligning equipment components, and stringing overhead cables between utility poles. Other duties include repairing systems, performing equipment tests, and pe...
FT RICHARDSON, 99505
Radio and Communications Security Repairers maintain the equipment and systems that ensure Army National Guard Units can communicate over secure channels. Your duties will include installing and repairing circuits and wiring, calibrating and aligning equipment components, and stringing overhead cables between utility poles. Other duties include repairing systems, performing equipment tests, and pe...
RED HOUSE, 25168
Radio and Communications Security Repairers maintain the equipment and systems that ensure Army National Guard Units can communicate over secure channels. Your duties will include installing and repairing circuits and wiring, calibrating and aligning equipment components, and stringing overhead cables between utility poles. Other duties include repairing systems, performing equipment tests, and pe...
U.S. Security Associates was established as Advance Security Engineering in 1955 in Atlanta, Georgia, to provide security guard services. Over the next five decades, USA expanded its operations to 145 cities in 45 states, and now employs over 36,000 people. In 1996, we changed our name to U.S. Security Associates to better accommodate our growing stature and national service coverage. Based on ann...
Company Confidential Duarte, CA
Guards industrial or commercial property against fire, theft, vandalism, and illegal entry by performing the following duties. Applicant must be able to work nights and weekends. Applicant must have a working cell phone. 5 positions available. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Patrols, periodically, buildings and grounds of Duarte Facility....
Distribution Center Security (Cranbury, NJ) It's time to feel the reward that comes with making a real impact; it's 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 qualified Security Officer...
Security Imperial Guard Service Inc. DFW Area Armed officers needed for DFW area. All Shifts available Start to work immediately $10 to $13 an hour + Benefits Call Sam 7 days a week for appt. 866 840-2066 The Dallas Morning News - 07/30/2014...
Metro One Loss Prevention Services Group is looking to hire Auditors and Security Officers to work at a Warehouse/Distribution site located in Van Buren, OH. We are hiring for all shifts, paying $8.50 for guards and $9.50 for auditors. Qualifications: -Must have flexible schedule; able to work nights and weekends. -Must pass drug screening as well as a criminal background check. -Must have up to d...

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Security Career Tools

Security Officer

Salaries

$16,640.00 - $38,563.00
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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%
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