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Security Employment Information

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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Pinellas Park, 33781
Security Associate Responsible for the overall safety and security concerns of apartment community. Apply in person or online: Freedom Village I Goodwill Industries-Suncoast, Inc 7700 66th St. N. Pinellas Park, FL 33781 EEO/AAP/DFW Reference Code:100414703702...
Oakvale, 24740
POSITION AVAILABLE The Mercer County Commission is accepting applications for a temporary full-time Animal Control Officer. Must have high school diploma or GED, valid driver's license and no prior convictions. Previous background in law enforcement or security is preferred. Applications may be picked up at the Mercer County Animal Shelter or the Mercer County Commission Office, located on the sec...
Frostburg, 21532
HELP WANTED POLICE COMMUNICATION OFFICER (Dispatcher) The City of Frostburg is seeking candidates for the position of Police Communications Officer (PCO). This is a full time position providing radio and telephone communications for the Frostburg Police Department as well as the maintenance of Log Books and computer-based Reports. The PCO position is based at the Public Safety Building and is requ...
Liberal, 64762
Part-Time Police Officer. Starting salary is negotiable. Qualifications: High School graduate; must be post certified; have a minimum of one year experience; have a good driving record; possess good communication skills and be of good moral character; must have professional references; must be able to pass a physical examination, drug screening, and background check (including criminal history). W...
Traffic ControlPart-time daytime hours. $8.25 to $11 per hour. Email resume to:***** or call (812) 205-8561 Posting provided by:...
District Police, Sergeant AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE District Police, Sergeant Service Center Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. $3,674-$4,593/Monthly Job# 1404013...
POLICE OFFICER West Lake Hills Police Department is accepting applications for a full-time police officer patrol position. Applicants must possess a current T.C.O.L.E. license as a Peace Officer, and have a high school diploma. College degree preferred. Must be willing to work rotating 12 hour shifts, pass an extensive background check and meet other departmental requirements. New hire probationar...
Company Confidential Colorado Springs, 80903
SECURITY COMMERCIAL LOCKSMITH Minimum of 5 years experience. Email resume to: HIREME@ MATHIASLOCKANDKEY.COM...
SECURITY OFFICER Searching for an energetic mature individual. PT/Flex. Must be able to work all shifts. First responders and/or Security experience required. Apply @ 700 John Ringling Blvd., Sarasota Drug Free & Smoke Free Workplace
TOTAL TOTAL PETROCHEMICALS TOTAL PETROCHEMICALS SECURITY USA, INC. Security Officer Total Petrochemicals Security USA, Inc. an equal opportunity employer is offering opportunities for a Security Officer position at its La Porte Polypropylene Plant. Ideal candidates will have: - High school diploma or equivalent - Computer literacy - Ability to successfully complete pre-employment screening to incl...
Company Confidential Claysburg, PA, 16625
*TOP JOB* FULL TIME POLICE OFFICER The Greenfield Township Supervisors will be accepting applications for a position of full-time Police Officer until the close of business on May 23, 2014. All applicants must be at least 21 years of age, must be able to pass a physical examination, psychological examination, criminal history background investigation and a driver's background history. All applican...
*TOP JOB* POLICE OFFICER Township of Blair Blair County The Township of Blair is now accepting applications for police officer. Application packets are available from the Township Secretary, Monday through Friday between 8am and 4pm at the 375 Cedarcrest Drive Duncansville, Pa 16635 or they may be downloaded from our webpage at Deadline for returned applications is May 8, 201...
Millikin University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Security Officer/Dispatcher. This position ensures the safety of the community via diligent patrol, life safety checks, and service to the campus community and is responsible for monitoring the campus alarm systems, phone lines, radio network, weather/news sources and assisting customers. You may view a complete position descr...
PATROL DEPUTY La Crosse County Sheriff's Department seeks to establish a list of eligible candidates to fill current and future vacancies for Patrol Deputy to perform general duty police work connected with public safety through enforcement of applicable County, State and federal laws and ordinances. Hours of Work: Must be willing to accept any shift and will be scheduled weekends and holidays as...
DEPUTY SHERIFF Lancaster County, population 285,407, Deputy Sheriff Recruitment; Diverse duties in a mix of urban & rural settings; variety of work assignments, state-of-the-art equipment, excellent promotional opportunities & quality training. Quals: HS grad or GED; no felonies; valid DL; 21yrs of age by Dec 19, 2014; U.S. Citizen. Applicants who meet min. quals are scheduled for written exam con...
POLICE TRAINEE (New Recruit/Officer) Eligibility List Lincoln City Police seeks new recruits/officers. $16.15/hr; Upon successful completion of LPD Police Academy, as a Police Officer-$3,868.28o. Quals: HS grad or GED; no felony convictions; valid DL; must be age 21 by May 1, 2015; U.S. Citizen. Applicants meeting these quals will be scheduled for a written exam conducted Fri, July 18, Sat, July 1...
Law Enforcement The City of Carterville Board of Fire and Police Commissioners announces the Examination for Police Officer. Applicants must be 21 - 35 and have a high school diploma or GED. Application forms may be obtained from, and returned to: Janice McConnaughy, Carterville City Hall, 103 S. Division St., Carterville, IL 62918 by 5:00 p.m. on May 9, 2014. Applicants will be notified by mail o...
Security Officers for University. Guard Card req.Immed hire. Top $ pay. So. Orange County FT/PT. Call for address (562)777-8014.
Company Confidential Scranton, 18503
General LOSS PREVENTION Local Supermarket has an immediate opening for Part / Full Time Loss Prevention Personnel. Previous Retail Loss Prevention, shoplifting surveillance and apprehension procedures required. Ability to work independently. Above average salary & benefits. Apply to Box 635365 The Times-Tribune 149 Penn Ave. Scranton PA 18503 Listing provided by: The Times-Tribune, Scranton, PA Ti...
Delano, 93215
City of Delano Police Services Technician $2,755-$3,350/mo. with benefits. Closing Date: 5/5/14. Call: (661)721-3305 for info...
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