Bodyguard Career

*A job as a Bodyguard falls under the broader career category of Security Guards. The information on this page will generally apply to all careers in this category but may not specifically apply to this career title.

Job Description for Security Guards : Guard, patrol, or monitor premises to prevent theft, violence, or infractions of rules. May operate x-ray and metal detector equipment.


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Security Guard Career

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$29,730

Median Hourly Wage

$14.29*

Total Employed Nationally

1,103,120


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2016 wage data and 2016-2026 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2016-2026). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.