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Security Guard Job Outlook

There are currently an estimated 1,077,520 Security Guards in the United States. The Security Guard job market is expected to grow by 12.1% between 2012 and 2022. The majority of job opportunities exist in California, New York, and Texas, and as a percentage of the population Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico have the most Security Guards representing 33.628 in 1000 and 29.956 in 1000 of the total job market respectively.

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Security Guard Jobs

Location
Title Company Location Info
Security Guard Job Not Paying The Bills? Join Uberx & Earn Up To $17.80/Hour In Fares Driving Your Own Car Uber Oak Lawn, IL, USA Job Details
Security Guard Securitas Security Services USA Santa Monica, CA, USA Job Details
Event Security Guard - Part Time First Class Security Inc. Nashville, TN, USA Job Details
Unarmed Part Time Security Guard First Class Security Inc. Nashville, TN, USA Job Details
Overnight Security Guard TRUE BLUE Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA Job Details
Security Guard TEAM Concepts Corp Medley, FL, USA Job Details
Experienced Security Guard Personnel Worknet Staffing 35739 Baton Rouge, LA, USA Job Details
Construction Site Security Guard Atwork Personnel Services Alcoa, TN, USA Job Details
Unarmed Security Guard H & P Protective Services Seymour, IN, USA Job Details
Security Officer, Unarmed Security Officer, Security Guard Andy Frain Services Neville Township, PA, USA Job Details
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Demand for Security Guards

The Security Guard industry is concentrated in California, New York and Texas.

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How to Become a Security Guard

Interested in becoming a security guard? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good security guard? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    A high school education is required to be a Security Guard.

  3. Get Hired

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    Would you like to post jobs on this career? Find the best candidates using Sokanu's new psychometric job platform. Visit employers.sokanu.com today.