How Much Does a Security Guard Cost?
A security guard costs about $51 per hour with average prices ranging from $42 to $60 per hour in the US for 2022 according to Thunbtack and other national sources. However, prices differ depending on the type of security guard you hire.
Disclaimer – This is not the actual cost of your security guard service. Call ClearView Security Solutions (573) 208-0445 today to get an accurate quote.
- Private security cost
- Event security guards
- Site security guards
- Loss Prevention Officer
- Gate Security Guard
- Mobile Patrol
Private Security Cost
Private security costs anywhere from $15 to $100 per hour or more depending on the type of security guard or patrol service you need.
- Unarmed security guard: $15-$20 per hour
- Armed security guard: $20-$25 per hour
- Unarmed security guard with experience and advanced skills: $30 to $35 per hour
- Armed security guard with experience and advanced skills: $35 to $45 per hour
- Highly experienced armed security guard (ex-military, off-duty police officers, etc): $60 to $100 per hour or more
Event Security Guards
Event security guards cost anywhere from $15 to $100 per hour depending on the type of event, number of guards needed, size of venue, and task requested.
Site Security Guards
Site security guards cost about $30 with average prices ranging from $15 to $45 per hour depending on whether you need an armed security guard or not.
Loss Prevention Officer
Loss prevention officers cost anywhere from $15 to $20 per hour to help retailers prevent theft by employees or shoplifting by customers.
Gate Security Guard – Mobile Patrol
Gate security and mobile patrol security guards cost about $30 per hour with average prices ranging from $25 to $40 per hour according to 16EagleSecurity. However, mobile patrol security guards can cost upwards of 120,000 per year according to Nimbio.
Body guards cost about $25 per hour with average prices ranging from $20 to $30 per hour according to Thumbtack. However, this cost can change if its an all day event ($75 per hour) or you need executive protection ($150 per hour).
Security Guard Services Mesa, AZ
Clear View Security Solutions is now open in Mesa Arizona. We provide professional security guard services at an affordable rate for HOA’s, apartment complexes, businesses, hotels, and construction sites. We offer foot patrols, vehicle patrols, front desk and gate security which includes reporting all suspicious activity, trespassing, accidents, emergencies, vandalism and maintenance discrepancies.