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How Much Does a Security Supervisor Earn In The United States?

Average Yearly Salary
Updated December 31, 2020
$39,000
$28,000
$39,000
$55,000
Security supervisors in the United States make an average salary of $39,937 per year or $19.2 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $28,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $55,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Maryland, North Dakota, New Jersey, Washington, and New York provide the highest security supervisor salaries.
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Where Security Supervisors Earn The Most

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

Average Salary

How Much Do Security Supervisors Earn In Different Cities?

While a security supervisor can average a salary of $39,937 per year, or $19.2 per hour, there are many opportunities for security supervisors to make more. For example, in Seattle, WA you might make $46,974 per year. Other high-paying locations include New York, NY, Santa Clara, CA and Washington, DC. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Seattle, WA where the average starting salary is $33,000. The highest paying states for security supervisors include Maryland, North Dakota and New Jersey. Meanwhile, South Carolina, Michigan, and Louisiana offer the lowest salaries.
City
Average Salary

Seattle, WA

Salary Range39k - 55k$47k$46,974

New York, NY

Salary Range35k - 59k$46k$46,153

Santa Clara, CA

Salary Range37k - 54k$45k$44,948

Washington, DC

Salary Range34k - 58k$45k$44,791

Reston, VA

Salary Range33k - 57k$44k$43,972

Boston, MA

Salary Range34k - 50k$41k$41,424

Lincoln, NE

Salary Range31k - 46k$38k$38,486

Albuquerque, NM

Salary Range30k - 46k$38k$37,925

Dublin, OH

Salary Range29k - 48k$38k$37,910

Lehi, UT

Salary Range31k - 45k$38k$37,667
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$59k

High Paying Security Supervisor Jobs

Which Companies Pay Security Supervisors The Most?

To earn a high income as a security supervisor, working for RSM US or Corning might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Lang College and Guardian Service Industries report highly competitive salaries for security supervisors.
Company
Average Salary
RSM US
Salary Range48k - 58k$53k$53,413
Corning
Salary Range43k - 54k$49k$48,938
Lang College
Salary Range46k - 51k$49k$48,648
Guardian Service Industries
Salary Range43k - 50k$47k$46,847
BHP BILLITON
Salary Range41k - 48k$45k$45,002
Westgate Resorts
Salary Range41k - 46k$44k$44,076
The Blackstone Group
Salary Range41k - 45k$43k$43,498
Command Security
Salary Range39k - 48k$43k$43,472
Diamond Resorts
Salary Range39k - 47k$43k$43,166
Alutiiq
Salary Range39k - 46k$43k$42,583
$35k
$58k

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    How Much Do Security Supervisors Make In Different Industries?

    The salary for a security supervisor can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for security supervisors tend to be found in professional, government, and technology companies. In fact, security supervisors can make a yearly salary of $40,806 while working for professional companies.
    Industry
    Average Salary

    Professional

    Salary Range35k - 46k$41k$40,806

    Government

    Salary Range36k - 45k$41k$40,729

    Technology

    Salary Range33k - 46k$40k$39,639

    Hospitality

    Salary Range34k - 43k$39k$38,610

    Health Care

    Salary Range34k - 42k$38k$37,947

    Finance

    Salary Range28k - 36k$32k$32,416
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    $46k

    How Experience Affects Security Supervisor Salaries

    The salary for a security supervisor 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.

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    $40,000
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