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Security Consultants and Guards

Overview

Security consultants and security guards (who are also called security officers) 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. More than 1 million security workers are employed in the United States.

Salary Range

Below $25,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

About as Fast as the Average
Personality Traits

Conventional

Hands On

Helpful

Career Ladder
Security Consulting Business Owner

Security Consultant

Director of Security Services

Security Guard

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