Security Guard Team Leader Salary in the United States

How much does a Security Guard Team Leader make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Security Guard Team Leader in the United States is $26 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $22 and $31. 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

Job Description

Supervises a team of security guards that ensure the physical safety of all visitors, employees, or customers to the organization's facilities and the security of property and assets. Schedules security guard staff shifts. Assigns guards to patrol and inspect of buildings and grounds. Ensures protection from intruders, fire hazards, theft, and vandalism. Monitors security systems and responds to alarms, reports of issues, or requests for assistance. Ensures that all security events are logged, documented, and reported using standard procedures. Trains staff on policies and procedures for crisis response, disaster recovery, evacuation, workplace violence, and other emergency events. Updates team on local, state, provincial, or federal security-related information, directives, and events. Assists with investigations and critical event responses in coordination with law enforcement and other officials. Understands law enforcement methods, tactics, and procedures. Requires a high school diploma. Requires Basic Life Support (BLS). Typically reports to a manager. Working team member that may validate or coordinate the work of others on a support team. Suggests improvements to process, is a knowledge resource for other team members. Has no authority for staff actions. Generally has a minimum of 2 years experience as an individual contributor. Thorough knowledge of the team processes. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)

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Career Path for this job

  1. Down a level:

    Security Guard - Armed

    1 - 3 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

  2. This Job:

    Security Guard Team Leader

    2 + years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

  3. Up a level:

    Security Supervisor

    3 + years experience
    Associate's Degree

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