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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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Company Confidential McAllen, TX, 78503
The DLPS is responsible for protecting the assets of the Company. This is accomplished by managing, promoting, and directing all loss prevention, safety, and inventory initiatives and programs within the assigned locations. Must be able to develop and maintain strong partnerships with management of all levels. Responsibilities: Is a partner with management at the assigned stores and Distribution C...
Company Confidential San Jose, CA, 95110
COMPANY DESCRIPTION Top Flight Security is a licensed, professional and well respected security firm with job sites located throughout the greater Bay area. JOB DESCRIPTION Perform duties in a loud, fast pace work environment May be required to be on your feet for long periods of time Ability to observe and obtain information and record legibly Customer service ready Security minded Speak fluent e...
About Guardsmark Guardsmark, LLC is an international company headquartered in New York, employing exceptional men and women as security professionals across the country. The company has grown for 30 years at an annual compounded rate of 11 percent without acquisition, and promotes qualified individuals from within the company. Guardsmark is an award-winning company in the fields of diversity and e...
About Guardsmark Guardsmark, LLC is an international company headquartered in New York, employing exceptional men and women as security professionals across the country. The company has grown for 30 years at an annual compounded rate of 11 percent without acquisition, and promotes qualified individuals from within the company. Guardsmark is an award-winning company in the fields of diversity and e...
Jobs in this category are responsible for protecting company assets through activities in safety, inventory recovery and internal/external theft. Some essential duties include including assisting with reduction of loss of inventory, time, and assets, as well as monitors surveillance equipment and apprehends shoplifting suspects. Qualifications • Must be 18 years of age or older EOE Minorities / Fe...
About Guardsmark Guardsmark, LLC is an international company headquartered in New York, employing exceptional men and women as security professionals across the country. The company has grown for 30 years at an annual compounded rate of 11 percent without acquisition, and promotes qualified individuals from within the company. Guardsmark is an award-winning company in the fields of diversity and e...
An established industry leader in providing loss prevention services for high-end establishments is seeking a qualified Loss Prevention Agent/Store Detective to work in one of our client locations in Boston. As a Loss Prevention Agent/Store Detective, you will be deterring and recovering external theft in a retail setting. The job involves patrolling stores in the role of an ordinary shopper watch...
About Guardsmark Guardsmark, LLC is an international company headquartered in New York, employing exceptional men and women as security professionals across the country. The company has grown for 30 years at an annual compounded rate of 11 percent without acquisition, and promotes qualified individuals from within the company. Guardsmark is an award-winning company in the fields of diversity and e...
Crane Aerospace & Electronics is seeking a Software Engineer in Lynnwood, WA to join our high performing Aerospace Sensing Technology Team. The Sensing Engineers save lives every day with their high level of certainty that goes into aircraft safety related sensors. The team is working on all kinds of new technology and they make sure there are no mistakes. If you are detail-oriented, creative, and...
SCIS is currently hiring for Full-time and Part-time Security Officers in the Aurora, Highlands Ranch, Centennial and Denver area. SECURITY OFFICER JOB SUMMARY Observes and reports activities and incidents at an assigned client site, providing for the security and safety of client property and personnel. Makes periodic tours to check for irregularities and to inspect protection devices and fire co...
SCIS is currently hiring for Full-time and Part-time Security Officers in the Phoenix, AZ area. SECURITY OFFICER JOB SUMMARY Observes and reports activities and incidents at an assigned client site, providing for the security and safety of client property and personnel. Makes periodic tours to check for irregularities and to inspect protection devices and fire control equipment. Preserves order an...
PRIMARY PURPOSE AND FUNCTIONS Instructors are responsible for providing professional quality instruction to students, ensuring that each student in his/her class has a productive, challenging, and meaningful experience in the classroom or on the firing range. PSTA Instructors report directly to the PSTA Training Manager. The selected candidate will be a self-starter who has a strong work ethic and...
SCIS is currently hiring for Full-time and Part-time Security Officers in the Oklahoma City, Oklahoma area. SECURITY OFFICER JOB SUMMARY Observes and reports activities and incidents at an assigned client site, providing for the security and safety of client property and personnel. Makes periodic tours to check for irregularities and to inspect protection devices and fire control equipment. Preser...
The Fire Protection Engineer is part of a multi-discipline design team responsible for the development of construction subcontract documentation for new facilities and renovation of existing facilities. The Fire Protection Engineer is responsible for the design development of fire detection, alarm, and suppression systems for a variety of facilities including office, industrial, and laboratory spa...
Marshalls, shop on: Opportunity is in store for you! Marshalls, together with T.J. Maxx, forms The Marmaxx Group, the largest off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. At Marshalls, our growth is creating exciting opportunities for motivated professionals every day. Here, you'll find professional advancement, individual recognition and even time for a life outside of work! Marsha...
Talk about value.T.J. Maxx is where you'll find it. T.J. Maxx, together with Marshalls, forms the Marmaxx Group, the largest off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. T.J. Maxx offers brand name family apparel, giftware, home fashions, womens shoes, and lingerie, and emphasizes accessories and fine jewelry, at prices 20% - 60% below department and specialty store regular prices!...
Talk about value.T.J. Maxx is where you'll find it. T.J. Maxx, together with Marshalls, forms the Marmaxx Group, the largest off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. T.J. Maxx offers brand name family apparel, giftware, home fashions, womens shoes, and lingerie, and emphasizes accessories and fine jewelry, at prices 20% - 60% below department and specialty store regular prices!...
Marshalls, shop on: Opportunity is in store for you! Marshalls, together with T.J. Maxx, forms The Marmaxx Group, the largest off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. At Marshalls, our growth is creating exciting opportunities for motivated professionals every day. Here, you'll find professional advancement, individual recognition and even time for a life outside of work! Marsha...
Talk about value.T.J. Maxx is where you'll find it. T.J. Maxx, together with Marshalls, forms the Marmaxx Group, the largest off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. T.J. Maxx offers brand name family apparel, giftware, home fashions, womens shoes, and lingerie, and emphasizes accessories and fine jewelry, at prices 20% - 60% below department and specialty store regular prices!...
The Office Recruiter is responsible for all interviewing, hiring and training in the Dallas market. The Office Recruiter must maintain excellent relations with the security staff, local contacts and client representatives, while ensuring that security personnel are delivering high quality service. A wide degree of security knowledge, business understanding, and personal organization is required. A...
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