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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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JOIN THE SECURITY INDUSTRY LEADER! Securitas Critical Infrastructure Services, Inc. (SCIS) Security Guard (s) $15.00/hr Day Shift (M-F) Advancement Opportunities Must apply online at SCISjobs.com SCIS (formerly Pinkerton Government Services), the nation's only specialty services company dedicated solely to providing security services to government agencies and contractors that require regul...
Vacancies exist for two Part-Time Unarmed Security Officers and two Reserve Security Officers. Must have a current New York State Security Guard License; Must be a high school graduate or GED equivalent (college preferred); Must have at lest two (2) years of experience in contract or proprietor security and/or military or law enforcement security within the last five years; Must be a US citizen an...
COURT SECURITY OFFICER SHARED POSITION Oklahoma City MVM, Inc., a growing security government contractor, has a vacancy for a shared Court Security Officer (CSO) to work in the District of Western Oklahoma at our Oklahoma City 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/w...
JOIN THE PROFESSIONALS! APPLY NOW: http://www.cisworldservices.org/employment.html We value our officers, raise the bar in the protection industry and attract the best of the best. While all the other GUARD companies are looking for GUARDS, Our AGENCY is seeking OFFICERS that are practitioners! Come meet our Practitioners, tour our Agency, tour our State of the Art Operations Center and see our...
Heat Recovery Steam Generators (HRSG) and Boiler industry is expanding and growing, and so are we. We're looking for those who want to be a part of the team. COMPANY: CMI Energy JOB TITLE: Project Procurement Buyer LOCATION: Erie, Pennsylvania CMI Energy LLC focuses on design, engineering, procurement, and aftermarket support for Heat Recovery Steam Generators. ABOUT US: CMI Energy designs, ...
JOB SUMMARY: This valued team member will oversee the youth service specialist staff to maintain the safety, security and proper care of the youth during their assigned shift including orientation, program planning, modeling, youth supervision and general care. All of our team members are expected to demonstrate behaviors and practices of cooperation. ____________________________________________...
Security Officer DeepBlue Security Soutions, LLC – Indianapolis, IN DeepBlue Security Solutions, LLC is a newly formed, professional contract security services company based in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our depth of experience, knowledge of the security industry and service approach; offers an effective, successful value proposition to our clients. Our service model focuses on three critical elemen...
Berico is looking for an extremely talented and motivated Cyber SME Level 1 who wants to participate in an exciting mission supporting USARCYBER on a daily basis. Focus of contract support is to provide expertise in performing focused research and analysis to meet current cyberspace needs while enabling Army Cyber Command/2nd Army to establish a new and effective operating structure for addressing...
Company Confidential Hartford, CT, 06106
Full time SIU and Commercial Auto Line Unit Investigator needed for the New York/Connecticut area. This position offers a flexible schedule, competitive compensation and potential for growth within the company. -SIU candidate should have extensive interview/interrogation skills, must be willing to utilize creative investigative methods, and be extremely organized. The position will require you to...
Seeking a Finance Manager for a full service brokerage firm in Kansas. Founded in 1985, First Financial Equity Corporation (FFEC) is a privately owned full service brokerage firm. At First Financial Equity Corporation, we believe that in order to pursue and preserve the highest level of customer satisfaction for our clients, we must provide a superior work environment. First Financial is experie...
Linxx Global Solutions, a fast growing Government contracting company, with corporate offices located in Virginia Beach, Virginia, is currently looking for Locksmiths to fill full-time positions at the NASA Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field in Cleveland, Ohio. Responsibilities Administer the Lock and Key and Security Container (Safe) Program. Tracking and monitoring key inventory and supplies...
Falken Industries is a leader in the area of classified support services to the Washington, DC metro area. Started in 2003, Falken has a reputation for providing the very best in security services to some of the worlds leaders in defense systems, logistics, intelligence and operations. Currently, we are expanding operations and seek the following candidates for immediate placement. YOU MUST HAVE A...
JOB SUMMARY: This valued team member will be responsible for the safety, security and proper care of the youth during the assigned shift including orientation, program planning, modeling, youth supervision and general care. All of our team members are expected to demonstrate behaviors and practices of cooperation. JOB SPECIFIC STANDARDS Essential Functions: Residential Youth Care: Youth care:...
Overview: SOS Security LP has an immediate job opening for a Security Officer in the Vallejo, CA area. Essential Duties May Include: Greeting and Observe Customers Maintain High Visibility Creating incident reports, and notify appropriate personnel in the event of an emergency. Education, License, and Certification Requirements: Must have a Valid California Security License and completion o...
Overview: SOS Security LLC has an immediate job opening for a Security Officer in the Hayward, CA South Bay area. Education, License, and Certification Requirements: Must have a Valid Security License Should have a High School Diploma or GED Qualifications: Should be at least 18 years of age or older as required by applicable law Required to be authorized to work in the United States A val...
NORDIC SECURITY SERVICES PPO 12035 PPB 5807 Gate Guard / On Site Guards Immediate opening for experienced, self-motivated individual. Enforce policies and procedures as directed by client orders Ability to write legible reports for clients. Must be able to work shifts Dedicated patrol car-in site Interact with residents is a professional manner. MUST HAVE CURRENT CALIFORNIA GUARD CARD P...
The Hollis Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of Full-Time Police Officer with a deadline for submission of March 31, 2015. Minimum qualifications include: United States citizen, high school diploma or equivalent, must be 21 years of age and the ability to pass a written, physical agility, and assessment test in addition to an extensive background check. Starting sala...
Manager - Security Command Center Job ID: 82045 Department: Security Location: Manhattan - Midtown;Westchester County Division: Security Regular/Temporary: Regular Compensation: Grade F Min: $64,786 / Mid: $80,982 / Max: $97,179 Founded in 1983, MTA Metro-North Railroad operates the Hudson, Harlem and New Haven Lines to seven counties in New York State and two counties in Connecticut. The ...
Pulitzer Arts Foundation It is the Mission of the Security Department to take reasonable measures to ensure the safety of the Pulitzer Art Foundation’s staff, visitors and guests, to protect the Artwork from risk of theft or damage and maintain the integrity of the Ando building and related campus while promoting a highly welcoming and engaging arts environment. Position:GallerySecurity Hours: ...
Description: Job Purpose: Manage existing security installation and monitoring business. Duties: * Manage relationships with existing monitoring customers * Plans for installation and upgrade work for all customers * Generates estimates for new work orders and obtains approval from customers * Establish new relationships for incremental business * Manage staff to ensure all jobs are done i...

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