PROTECTIVE OFFICER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$32,000
$20,000
Min 10%
$32,000
Median 50%
$51,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Walgreens
Highest Paying City
Philadelphia, PA
Highest Paying State
Delaware
Average Experience Level
2.6 years
How much does a protective officer make?
Protective Officers in America make, on average, $32,281 a year or $15.52 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $51,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $20,000 per year. Professional companies and Retail companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, and New York are some of the states with the best Protective Officer salaries in the US. Most Protective Officers spend 2.6 years in the position.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Officer
$46,885

Average Protective Officer Salary By Company

If you are a Protective Officer, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Most Protective Officer jobs are in Professional companies and Professional companies. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Protective Officers are Walgreens and Kimberly-Clark. In addition, companies like Macy's and Inter-Con Security Systems report highly competitive salaries for Protective Officers.

Average Protective Officer Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Protective Officer in the United States is $32,281 per year or $15.52 per hour. The city with the highest Protective Officer salary is Philadelphia, PA at $41,901 per year. The average starting salary in Philadelphia, PA for Protective Officers is $21,000. Some of the states with the best Protective Officer salaries are Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, New York, District of Columbia, and Connecticut. On the other hand, Kentucky, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, and Georgia report the lowest wages for Protective Officers.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Philadelphia, PA
$41,901
2
New York, NY
$41,289
3
Hayward, CA
$41,176
4
Cheshire, CT
$40,024
5
Boston, MA
$38,636

Average Protective Officer Salary By Industry

The type of industry that a Protective Officer works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Retail companies, Professional companies, and Finance companies pay higher-than-average wages for Protective Officers. Retail companies pay Protective Officers an average salary of $35,182, Professional companies pay $34,898, and Finance companys come in at $31,256. At $29,550, the average salary for Protective Officers in the Hospitality industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Retail
$35,182
2
Professional
$34,898
3
Finance
$31,256
4
Hospitality
$29,550

RECENTLY ADDED Protective Officer SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
10/26/2019
$72,648
10/24/2019
$46,728
G4S
Protective Officer
10/23/2019
$34,436
10/18/2019
$76,802
G4S
Protective Officer
10/17/2019
$30,262
10/05/2019
$69,393
09/27/2019
$57,518
City of Aurora, Co
Protective Officer
09/23/2019
$45,267
09/19/2019
$71,918
09/18/2019
$79,744
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