Security Supervisor Salary in the United States

How much does a Security Supervisor make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Security Supervisor in the United States is $31 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $27 and $36. 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 officers and 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 guard shifts. Conducts audits and inspections of buildings and grounds to ensure protection from intruders, fire hazards, theft, and vandalism. Follows protocols for the monitoring of systems and alarms, and procedures for response to issues. Ensures that all security events are logged, documented, and reported using standard procedures. Trains staff and establishes plans for crisis response, disaster recovery, evacuation, workplace violence, and other emergency events. Participates in education programs and communications on security policies and topics to ensure staff is adequately informed and equipped to manage potential security issues. Keeps abreast with all 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 or agencies. Understands law enforcement methods, tactics, and procedures. May require an associate degree or equivalent. Requires Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. Typically reports to a manager. Supervises a small group of para-professional staff in an organization characterized by highly transactional or repetitive processes. Contributes to the development of processes and procedures. Typically requires 3 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. Thorough knowledge of functional area under supervision. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)

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    Senior Security Specialist

    7 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Security Supervisor

    3 + years experience
    Associate's Degree

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    Security Supervisor, Senior

    3 - 5 years experience
    Associate's Degree

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