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Nature of Unarmed Security Officer Job:
As the name suggests, this type of security officer does not carry a firearm or any other type of weapon. They often exercise their duties while stationed in one place, or as part of a patrol team within the area or jurisdiction where they are employed or hired to work.
Responsibilities of Unarmed Security Officer:
Some unarmed security guards are employed directly by the businesses or individuals they work for, while others are employed by an agency and posted to go and provide security services somewhere. Since they are unarmed, their work mostly is to act as deterrent to people intending to steal, or commit vandalism and arson on a piece of property.
They also deter those who may want to loiter or trespass where they are not supposed to. These types of security officers are often deployed to work in hospitals, banks, and office as well as government buildings.
Salaries of Unarmed Security Officer:
The average annual salary for these unarmed security guards is around $39,000, although this depends on the business or company they work for.
Future Prospects of Unarmed Security Officer Jobs:
The U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics has indicated that it expects to see the number of security offices increase by up to 17% by 2016. This will translate to more than 170,000 new jobs of which one of the most sought after will be the services provided by unarmed security officers