"unarmed security," "law enforcement," and "general public" aren't the only skills we found unarmed security guards list on their resumes. In fact, there's a whole list of unarmed security guard responsibilities that we found, including:
We've found that 18.6% of unarmed security guards have earned a bachelor's degree. Furthermore, 1.4% earned their master's degrees before becoming an unarmed security guard. While it's true that some unarmed security guards have a college degree, it's generally possible to become one with only a high school degree. In fact, one out of every two unarmed security guards did not spend the extra money to attend college.
The unarmed security guards who went onto college to earn a more in-depth education generally studied criminal justice and business, while a small population of unarmed security guards studied general studies and psychology.
Once you've obtained the level of education you're comfortable with, you might start applying to companies to become an unarmed security guard. We've found that most unarmed security guard resumes include experience from Allied Universal, Inter-Con Security Systems,, and Command Security. Of recent, Allied Universal had 25 positions open for unarmed security guards. Meanwhile, there are 23 job openings at Inter-Con Security Systems, and 8 at Command Security.
But if you're interested in companies where you might earn a high salary, unarmed security guards tend to earn the biggest salaries at Kansas City Community College District, Kansas, Chenega, and Command Security. Take Kansas City Community College District, Kansas for example. The median unarmed security guard salary is $32,967. At Chenega, unarmed security guards earn an average of $30,462, while the average at Command Security is $28,239. You should take into consideration how difficult it might be to secure a job with one of these companies.
The industries that unarmed security guards fulfill the most roles in are the professional and technology industries. But the highest unarmed security guard annual salary is in the insurance industry, averaging $28,932. In the hospitality industry they make $28,544 and average about $27,989 in the professional industry. In conclusion, unarmed security guards who work in the insurance industry earn a 10.7% higher salary than unarmed security guards in the finance industry.