GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Security Guard Industry Statistics [Fresh Research]

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"More than 50% of security guards in the U.S. work in private industries rather than public sectors."

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"Approximately 25% of the security guard workforce in the U.S. are women."

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"The majority of security guard firms are small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)."

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"The leading five states for employment of security guards in the U.S. are California, New York, Texas, Florida, and Illinois."

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"About 24.1% of security guards in the U.S. work part-time."

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"Approximately 43% of security guards in the U.S. work in the investigation and security services industry."

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"The U.S. security guard services market size was valued at $20 billion in 2021."

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"The global security services market, which includes security guard services, was valued at approximately $257 billion in 2020."

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"Nearly 40% of security guard employers have reported increased demand for their services during the COVID-19 pandemic."

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"The turnover rate in the security guard industry is estimated to be as high as 300%."

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"The average hourly wage for a security guard in the U.S. as of 2021 is $16.78."

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"Over 70% of security firms in the U.S. provide armed guard services."

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"As of 2022, there are over 1.1 million people employed as security guards in the United States."

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"Integrating technological solutions like CCTV and access control can reduce a company's need for security guards by up to 20%."

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"The contract security guard segment made up roughly 70% of the North American security services market in 2020."

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"The employment of security guards is projected to grow 3% from 2020 to 2030."

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"The security guard services industry in the U.S. has approximately 13,000 businesses."

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"The average annual earnings of a security guard in the U.S. are around $35,840 as of 2021."

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"The Asia-Pacific security guard services market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.5% from 2021 to 2028."

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"Over 30% of security guards in the U.S. are aged 45 and older."

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