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Security Guards

Patrol property to prevent theft or other illegal activities.

Quick Facts


Below the statewide median
$15.88 / hour    Read more about wages


Below statewide average
Growth rate:  4.1%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Investigate illegal or suspicious activities.
  • Request emergency personnel.
  • Warn individuals about rule violations or safety concerns.
  • Write operational reports.
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Job Title Examples:

Campus Security Officer
Hotel Security Officer
Loss Prevention Officer

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