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Alternate Questions: What are some requirements of becoming a security guard? What can I expect in terms of salary?
A college degree is not necessary to become a security guard.
However, if you want to, you could attend a part-time course. One of the basic qualities needed to become an effective security guard is the ability to keep calm and take control of a situation in an emergency.
Fast reflexes and thinking on your feet, being observant and proactive are all helpful qualities for a security guard.
The salary might vary depending on your experience, duties involved, nature of work and the shift.
Most security guard job salaries range from a little more than minimum wages to up to $30 – $40 an hour, in case of armed escort for transporting documents, cash and other valuables like art and jewelry.