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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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SECURITY GUARDS Needed with NYS Guard lic. Current 8hr certs necessary. Must be avail for all shifts in all 5 boros. Call 718-523-8293...
EVENT STAFF / SECURITY Join the Excitement of Viking and Gopher football at TCF Bank Stadium this year! Contemporary Services Corporation (CSC), "The Leader in Crowd Management", is looking for dedicated Security, Guest Management, Customer Service and Crowd Management professionals who want to work one of the best jobs around. In addition to football, you'll be able to work at venues like William...
Bakersfield, 93301
CITY OF MCFARLAND CHIEF OF POLICE The City of McFarland is seeking a Chief of Police to join the McFarland Police Department. A typical candidate will possess a bachelor's degree with major coursework in criminology, law-enforcement, social science, public administration, or a closely related field and five years of broad and extensive experience in all phases of municipal police work, including t...
Police Dispatcher Applicant must have basic computer skills, and have a basic knowledge of software similar to Microsoft Word. Applicants must be able to multi-task in a fast paced environment and must be able to function independently after training. Experience helpful, but not necessary. Applications will be accepted until August 8, 2014, 4:00 pm at the North Versailles Township Municipal Buildi...
Law Enforcement POLICE OFFICER LATERAL LEVEL July 23rd through August 18th, 2014 The City of La Center is accepting applications for position of Police Officer. Applications are available at La Center Civil Service Commission / City Hall 214 East 4th Street La Center, WA 98629 360-263-8656 or on our website The City will also be taking all applications for Lateral and Entry L...
FIREFIGHTER II The St. John's Fire District is accepting applications for the position of Firefighter II. Applicants must be at least 18 yrs of age, possess a High School Diploma or GED, and a valid driver's license. Applicants must meet minimum qualifications of Firefighter II certification. EMT or NREMT-P certification is a plus. Applicants will be required to successfully complete a Job Related...
Plainfield area. For more details go to Deadline for application 8/22 4pm Posting provided by:...
Securitas Security Services USA, Inc./Pinkerton (SUSA/PNK), the largest Security provider in the world, has immediate openings for Security Officers in the Aurora and Joliet Areas. Candidates must be willing to attend a 2 week paid training session in Peoria, IL upon hire. Candidates must possess a High School Diploma/G.E.D., valid driver's license, be 18 years of age or older, have reliable trans...
Company Confidential Prescott, 86301
UNARMED SECURITY GUARD needed. Looking for part time, unarmed security guard in Prescott area. Must have current Arizona DPS Unarmed Guard Card, reliable transportation & working cell phone. Call for info 602-971-1514. Email your resume to ***** or fax to 602-494-4588...
Company Confidential Dothan, 36302
newtoday.jpg Security Licensed Security Officers Needed for special event in PCB. Wage $10/hr. Apply online, select Tallahassee branch when applying. EEO/M/F/V/H, Drug Free Employer. Web ID#: 34295950...
Police/Fire Dispatcher The City of Wyandotte is accepting applications for part time dispatchers. Applicants must be able to multi task and type proficiently. $12.00 per hour, must be available for all shifts, no benefits. Applications are available online at and will be accepted until Monday, August 4, 2014 by 4PM. All applicants must pass a background investigation and all requ...
NOW HIRING All Qualified Applicants for the Position of Correctional Officer II at Lieber Correctional Institution located in Ridgeville, SC Requirements: Must be a U.S. Citizen, at least 21 years of age, High School Diploma or GED, No Criminal Record, Must possess a Valid Current Driver’s License. If offered employment, you must pass a physical examination. WORK SCHEDULE: 12 Hour Shift (No Rotati...
Company Confidential Memphis, TN, 38104
Join our team! A Premiere VA based company is developing a security staff for a proposed contract for the FDIC in Memphis, TN. SUPERVISORS * Min 2 yrs Security, Civ or Mil LE Supervision and meet officer requirements ARMED OFFICERS * Min 2 yrs combination Sec/Mil or * AA/AS in related field or POST Cert Competitive salary and benefits. Must meet eligibility req. for access to classified info. Plea...
Terre Haute, 47803
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Terre Haute, IN Public Safety Officer (Night shift 9:00 p.m.-7:00 a.m.) Responsibilities: Provides and enforces rules and regulations regarding the safety and well-being of the Institute community and visitors; serves as liaison with law enforcement, fire and emergency medical services; coordinates traffic and security services for special events; conducts vehic...
FULL TIME POLICE OFFICER, MT. PLEASANT TOWNSHIP. Applications are being accepted for Police Officer Candidates. Applications, minimum job requirements and testing information can be obtained at the Municipal Building, 31 McCarrell Rd., Hickory between the hours of 8am-4pm, Mon-Fri. Completed application will be accepted until July 25, 2014 along with a $40 application fee at which time the physica...
SECURITY OFFICERS 25 FT/PT openings in the DT, NS, Oakland, Monroeville, North Hills, Greene Co. and Airport areas. Apply in person M-F 8a-4p. U.S. Security Associates 5777 Baum Blvd. or online at ussapittsburgh. EOE...
Company Confidential Pittsburgh, PA, 15233
EVENT STAFF/ SECURITY Looking for exciting part-time employment? Work concerts, Steelers and NCAA football, plus other major events. Contact Landmark Event Staff M-F 10a-4p @ 412-321-2707. Must be at least 18 years of age and able to pass a criminal background check. CALL NOW!!...
SECURITY OFFICER (BUFFALO GROVE) Security Positions FT/PT Buffalo Grove All Shifts Available Guardsmark, a prestigious national security contractor, is current- ly hiring unarmed officers for both full-time and part-time positions in Buffalo Grove starting at $11.00 per hour. Applicants need a H.S. Diploma or GED, must be 21 years or older, must have clean criminal background and be drug free, and...
Company Confidential TOPEKA, KS, 66614
Securitas Security Services is hiring for Security Officers in Topeka. Hiring both FT & PT officers. Must have a High School Diploma or GED, pass a pre-employment drug test and criminal background check. Please apply online at Select the Topeka location. EOE M/F/D/V...
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