Security Guard - Armed Salary in the United States

How much does a Security Guard - Armed make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Security Guard - Armed in the United States is $19 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $17 and $22. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Security Guard - Armed inspects, monitors, controls, and patrols work sites, an assigned location, property, and/or people. May be expected to collect and complete paperwork. Being a Security Guard - Armed requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. May have to complete an apprenticeship and/or formal training in area of specialty. Additionally, Security Guard - Armed typically reports to a manager. To be a Security Guard - Armed typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. May be entry level if some experience in the skill Gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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  1. Down a level:

    Security Guard - Unarmed

    0 - 1 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

  2. This Job:

    Security Guard - Armed

    1 - 3 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

  3. Up a level:

    Security Supervisor I

    2 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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