August 14, 2017
Armed Security Guard Bank

Armed Security Guard Pay Scale

The hourly and annual salaries of armed security guards have a wide-ranging variation dependent on factors such as experience, the security detail of the position, as well as geographic location. However, one who obtains these occupations would expect higher financial compensation than their unarmed security counterparts. A thorough examination here will reveal an in-depth look at the variation across the board in this field from […]
September 5, 2017
armed tactical security

Best Armed Tactical Security Jobs of 2017

Many people think of security guards as lazy and under-trained. But armed tactical security can be both an exciting and a rewarding career. There are many paths you can take in the security field. To help guide you through that process, here is a summary of the best armed tactical security jobs of 2017. Security Specialist A security specialist is akin to a police officer […]
September 12, 2017
Marine Security Guards

Do You Have the Brass to Become a Marine Security Guard?

A marine security guard (MSG) also referred to, as the Marine Embassy Guard is a member of Marine Corps Embassy Security Groups (MCESG) that changed from its previous name Marine Security Guard Battalion (MSGB). The primary role of the MSG is to protect the US citizens, property and prevent the compromise of the US government classified information under a wide range of circumstances, which include […]
September 15, 2017
Transportation Security Administration officers

Top Government Security Jobs: TSA, DHS, NSA, and FEMA

When it comes to security guard jobs, the U.S, government has plenty of slots to fill. Consider the following alphabet soup of acronyms: TSA, DHS, NSA, FEMA. We’ll delve into each momentarily. For now, we present the list as a method of letting you know there are plenty of things that need watching at the federal level. As you might expect, top government security jobs […]
September 26, 2017
security guard hiring costs

How Much Does it Cost to Hire Security?

Hourly wages for security guards run from a minimum floor of $12 to $14, with an average somewhere in the $18 to $22 range. However, highly trained security guards working in potentially hazardous conditions will generally expect significantly higher wages. These can approach $50 per hour (see the national security guard salary breakdown here). Factors Affecting Security Guard Price Many factors affect the market rate […]
October 24, 2017
types of security guards

The Most Common Types of Security Guards

In every job a security guard is employed, whether that be for a corporation or an individual, they are a private security guard and not a public peace officer even though they also deal with the public. Security guards are needed in almost all venues from malls and banks to warehouses and museums. There are armed security guards who take on more risk and a […]