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Security Guards

Job Information

Guard, patrol, or monitor premises to prevent theft, violence, or infractions of rules. May operate x-ray and metal detector equipment.


  • Job opportunities should be favorable, but competition is expected for some higher paying jobs.
  • Because of limited formal training requirements and flexible hours, this occupation attracts many individuals seeking a second or part-time job.
  • These jobs can be hazardous.


Personality I'm hands on
Salary $23,900/yr ($11.95/hr)
Job Outlook Bright
Education High School diploma