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Best States For A Security Officer

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Job opportunities vary from state to state, and Protective Service careers are no different.

Because we know how difficult it can be to know which states are the best when it comes to Security Officer jobs, we decided to crunch some numbers to bring you the best states for Security Officers.

This way, if you are newly entering the job market, or you are looking to change jobs, you know which places are the best for Security Officer jobs.

The median salary for Security Officers in Alaska is $37,119.

Compare that to the median salary in Kentucky of $22,895, which ranked worst for Security Officers, and you can see how your location is important for your career.

We found that Alaska is the best state for Security Officer jobs, whereas Kentucky is the worst.

The 10 Best States In America For Security Officers in 2020

  1. Alaska
  2. District of Columbia
  3. North Dakota
  4. Massachusetts
  5. Wyoming
  6. Nebraska
  7. New Hampshire
  8. Hawaii
  9. Nevada
  10. Maine
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After looking at the our most recent data, we found that Alaska is the best state for Security Officers.

We also have the current list of job openings for Security Officers available below.

Finally, here is the list of all states from best to worst for Security Officer jobs.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Security Officers In 2020

1. Alaska

Total Security Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
57 $37,119 $29,000 $46,000 1.4
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Security Officer Jobs in Alaska

2. District of Columbia

Total Security Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
184 $39,163 $23,000 $65,000 1.05
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Security Officer Jobs in District of Columbia

3. North Dakota

Total Security Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
71 $34,444 $20,000 $56,000 1.09
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Security Officer Jobs in North Dakota

4. Massachusetts

Total Security Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
999 $32,632 $21,000 $49,000 1.34
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Security Officer Jobs in Massachusetts

5. Wyoming

Total Security Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
49 $31,383 $21,000 $44,000 1.27
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Security Officer Jobs in Wyoming

6. Nebraska

Total Security Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
148 $31,475 $21,000 $46,000 1.21
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Security Officer Jobs in Nebraska

7. New Hampshire

Total Security Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
124 $33,326 $21,000 $50,000 0.9
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Security Officer Jobs in New Hampshire

8. Hawaii

Total Security Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
124 $33,828 $21,000 $53,000 2.07
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Security Officer Jobs in Hawaii

9. Nevada

Total Security Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
264 $29,841 $23,000 $38,000 1.67
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Security Officer Jobs in Nevada

10. Maine

Total Security Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
117 $29,798 $20,000 $44,000 1.33
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Security Officer Jobs in Maine

How We Determined The Best States To Be A Security Officer

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

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