Private Security Officer

Security guards patrol and protect property against theft, vandalism, terrorism, and illegal activity.

Introduction:

Security guards also called security officers, protect property, enforce rules on the property, and deter criminal activity. Some guards are assigned a stationary position from which they monitor alarms or surveillance cameras. Other guards are assigned a patrol area where they conduct security checks.

Career Opportunities:

  • Private Security Officer

Employment Outlook:

Overall employment of security guards and gaming surveillance officers is projected to grow 5 percent from 2014 to 2024

Salary:

The average wage for this career is $11.45 hourly, or $23,810 annually plus tips.

 

Location and Hours:

  • Hialeah Miami-Lakes Adult Education Center (Certificate – 40 Hours)
  • Miami Coral Park Adult Education Center (Certificate – 40 Hours)
  • South Dade Technical College (Certificate – 40 Hours)

Public Safety & Security