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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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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...
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 Office...
Dispatcher Part Time Long Term Temporary Gainesville, FL Varied Days and Hours - MTW 9am-5pm, SS 7am-3pm Start date: ASAP Contact: email resumes or letter of interest ***** Required Skills: High school diploma or GED is required; Must be certified by the State of Florida; Must have good people, telephone and computer skills; Exhibit excellent customer service; The ability ...
Why UMB Energetic. Friendly. Fun. Not exactly the words that first come to mind when you think about working in the financial industry, right? We get it. At UMB we pride ourselves on being different. We operate in a team-based environment, made up of diverse associates who are passionate, innovative and focused! We have plenty of tradition too – actually over 100 years of it! We're proud of our ...
Sears, Roebuck and Co., a member of the Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) family of companies, is a leading broadline retailer providing merchandise and related services. Sears, Roebuck offers its wide range of home merchandise, apparel and automotive products and services through more than 2,700 Sears-branded and affiliated stores in the United States and Canada, which includes over 890 f...
Job Introduction: BYTEGRID, a national provider of data center services, has immediate job opportunities for Security Operations Support Personnel in its downtown Cleveland location. As Security Operations Support Personnel you will conduct unarmed foot patrols (interior and/or exterior), control access and egress, monitor CCTV and infrastructure alarm systems, compose reports, deter criminal act...
Crane Aerospace & Electronics is seeking a Test Engineering Supervisor in Burbank, CA to join our high performing Hardware Design Verification Test Team. If you possess leadership ability, are technically skilled in electronics test and manufacturing environments, and wish to be part of a world-class organization, please read on! As our next Test Engineering Supervisor you will work as part of a...
Crane Aerospace & Electronics is seeking to hire a Manufacturing Engineer II in Lynnwood, WA. Manufacturing Engineer Position Overview: Apply knowledge of materials and engineering theory and methods to design, integrate, and improve manufacturing systems or related processes. May work to refine product designs to increase product manufacturability and cost effectiveness. Performs a variety of ...
Grinder Precision A About the Business Unit Crane Aerospace & Electronics combines the experience of long-time industry leaders to supply critical systems and components to the aerospace and defense markets. Our products are found in some of the most demanding environments, from engines to landing gear, from satellites to medical implants, and from missiles to unmanned aerial systems. We are co...
Crane Aerospace & Electronics is seeking to hire a Senior Buyer in Lynnwood, WA to join our high performing Supply Chain Management Team. If you thrive in a fast paced production environment and are adept in technical interactions with engineering and production teams, please read on! The Sr. Buyer is responsible for purchasing commodities (classified as moderate to high with regard to material d...
Crane Aerospace & Electronics is seeking a Production Supervisor in Lynnwood, WA to join our high performing Precision Transducer Products (PTP) Team. If you enjoy making a difference in a fast paced production environment that takes pride in delivering high quality products on time, every time, please read on! As a Crane Aerospace Production Supervisor you will be responsible for leading and di...
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...
Description IN AN EFFORT TO PROVIDE A MORE HEALTHY, SAFE AND SATISFYING ENVIRONMENT TO OUR EMPLOYEES, INDIVIDUALS TO WHOM JOB OFFERS ARE EXTENDED MAY UNDERGO NICOTINE TESTING AS A PART OF THE PRE-EMPLOYMENT PROCESS. POSITION SUMMARY: Senior staff level position established to assist management in identifying, analyzing and managing risks and opportunities, including: Learning, promoting and up...
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...
A CAREER IN CORRECTIONS ANDREW M. CUOMO, GOVERNOR – ANTHONY J. ANNUCCI, ACTING COMMISSIONER Correction Officer Trainee Salary starts at $39,794* and increases to $47,930 after one year. We offer the opportunity for a fulfilling career in a stable work environment, with numerous prospects for advancement. Benefits include competitive health and life insurance, 13 paid vacation days, 12 paid hol...
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 ...
Grand Opening Spring of 2015! At Kohl's, we're always looking ahead to creating the next great thing. Since 1962, our people have been our biggest asset and every great thing we do is thanks to the great people we hire. EXPECT A GREAT FUTURE AT KOHL'S Kohl’s is looking for friendly people to join our team. We have opportunities to advance all career paths and offer the following perks to our fu...
Grand Opening Spring of 2015! At Kohl's, we're always looking ahead to creating the next great thing. Since 1962, our people have been our biggest asset and every great thing we do is thanks to the great people we hire. EXPECT A GREAT FUTURE AT KOHL'S Kohl’s is looking for friendly people to join our team. We have opportunities to advance all career paths and offer the following perks to our fu...
Company Confidential Mesquite, TX, 75150
PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR NEEDED Licensed Private Investigator needed for growing company in Mesquite, TX. Experience with surveillance, skip tracing, working with law enforcement, and able to use a variety of methods to track down and catch people. Must be self motivated, creative with search methods, organized, able to communicate effectively, and able to work independently. Please send resume with...
Part Time Police Officer The Village of Brewster is accepting applications for the position of Part Time Police Officer. Applications will be available at the Brewster Village Hall between 7:00 am and 3:30 pm Monday thru Friday (except holidays). Completed applications must be dropped off by the applicant no later than 3:30 pm on Friday, December 12, 2014 at the Brewster Village Hall, Clerk - T...

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