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How Much Does a Security Earn In The United States?

Security Salaries
Updated December 31, 2020
Average Yearly Salary
$32,000
$20,000
$32,000
$51,000
Securities in the United States make an average salary of $32,233 per year or $15.5 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $20,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $51,000. As most things go, location can be critical. North Dakota, Hawaii, New York, Washington, and Maryland provide the highest security salaries.
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Where Securities Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where securities earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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How Much Do Securities Earn In Different Cities?

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to North Dakota, Hawaii and New York, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for securities. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are South Carolina, Michigan, and West Virginia.
Location
City
Average Salary

San Francisco, CA

Salary Range33k - 54k$43k$42,888

New York, NY

Salary Range31k - 55k$42k$41,533

Seattle, WA

Salary Range31k - 51k$40k$40,282

Jersey City, NJ

Salary Range29k - 51k$39k$39,052

Chicago, IL

Salary Range27k - 44k$35k$34,686

Denver, CO

Salary Range26k - 43k$34k$34,177

Boston, MA

Salary Range26k - 41k$33k$32,912

Bloomington, MN

Salary Range25k - 39k$31k$31,404

Goodyear, AZ

Salary Range23k - 40k$31k$30,946

Albuquerque, NM

Salary Range23k - 40k$31k$30,752
$19k
$55k

High Paying Security Jobs

Which Companies Pay Securities The Most?

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Intel and Raytheon Company as they offer the highest salaries for securities.
Company
Company
Average Salary
Intel
Salary Range74k - 87k$81k$80,503
Raytheon Company
Salary Range73k - 86k$80k$79,906
Microsoft
Salary Range72k - 86k$79k$79,406
IBM
Salary Range69k - 84k$77k$76,745
Salesforce
Salary Range56k - 74k$65k$64,972
Deloitte
Salary Range47k - 62k$54k$54,457
Avanade
Salary Range41k - 54k$48k$47,703
BAE Systems
Salary Range37k - 45k$41k$41,178
Mennonite Home
Salary Range32k - 49k$40k$39,937
Taco Bell
Salary Range36k - 40k$39k$38,541
$26k
$87k

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Security Salary History

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    How Experience Affects Security Salaries

    The salary for a security can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

    Recently Added Security Salaries

    Location
    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
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    $34,686
    $34,686
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    Santa Ana, CA
    Santa Ana, CA
    01/26/2021
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    $33,392
    $33,392
    01/26/2021
    NOW Security for Distribution Company
    NOW Security for Distribution Company
    Portland, OR
    Portland, OR
    01/26/2021
    01/26/2021
    $27,131
    $27,131
    01/26/2021
    NOW Security for Distribution Company
    NOW Security for Distribution Company
    Ridgefield, WA
    Ridgefield, WA
    01/26/2021
    01/26/2021
    $27,131
    $27,131
    01/26/2021
    NOW Security for Distribution Company
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    Ridgefield, WA
    Ridgefield, WA
    01/26/2021
    01/26/2021
    $27,131
    $27,131
    01/26/2021
    Shopping Center Security
    Shopping Center Security
    Lake Forest, CA
    Lake Forest, CA
    01/25/2021
    01/25/2021
    $31,305
    $31,305
    01/25/2021
    NOW Security for Distribution Company
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    Portland, OR
    Portland, OR
    01/21/2021
    01/21/2021
    $27,131
    $27,131
    01/21/2021
    Security Office-Upscale
    Security Office-Upscale
    Lincolnton, NC
    Lincolnton, NC
    01/20/2021
    01/20/2021
    $37,566
    $37,566
    01/20/2021
    Quinlan Security 7P-7A Weekend
    Quinlan Security 7P-7A Weekend
    Quinlan, TX
    Quinlan, TX
    01/20/2021
    01/20/2021
    $21,600
    $21,600
    01/20/2021
    Firstservice Residential
    Firstservice Residential
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    Security
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    Miami, FL
    Miami, FL
    01/13/2021
    01/13/2021
    $29,218
    $29,218
    01/13/2021