Security Consultants and Guards

Security consultants and security guards are responsible for protecting public and private property against theft, fire, vandalism, illegal entry, and acts of violence. They may work for commercial or government organizations or private individuals. About 1.1 million security workers are employed in the United States.

Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) None
Salary Range Below $25,000 to $50,000
Work Environment Indoors/Outdoors
Education and Training
  • High School Diploma
  • Bachelor's Degree
Related School Subjects
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Speech
  • Business Management
  • Interpersonal
  • Leadership
Personality Traits
  • Conventional
  • Hands On
  • Helpful
Licensure/Certification Recommended

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