Security Guard

Code: 33-9032.00

Also known as: Campus Security Officer, Custom Protection Officer, Customer Service Security Officer, Hotel Security Officer, Loss Prevention Officer, Safety and Security Officer, Security Agent, Security Guard, Security Officer

Description: A Security Guard's primary responsibility is to protect the people and property on an employer's premises. Many Security Guards, especially those who are employed full-time in the law enforcement sector, work part-time to supplement their primary income. A college degree is not usually required for this position, but prior experience in law enforcement or criminal justice is desirable.

Security Guard

Typical wages

10% $21,930
25% $26,200
Median $31,050
75% $39,220
90% $51,600
10% $10.54
25% $12.6
Median $14.93
75% $18.86
90% $24.81

Projected employment

Estimated Employment
(2019 year)
Projected Employment
(2029 year)
Percent Change +0 %
Projected Annual Job Openings 142,700