Security Guards, Gaming Surveillance Officers
What Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers Do
Security guards and gaming surveillance officers patrol and protect property against theft, vandalism, terrorism, and illegal activity. Security guards work in a wide variety of places, including public buildings, retail stores, and office buildings. Gaming surveillance officers work mostly in casino observation rooms, using audio and video equipment.
How to Become a Security Guard or Gaming Surveillance Officer
Gaming surveillance officers may need experience with security and video surveillance, depending upon their work assignment. Most states require guards to be registered with the state, especially if they carry a firearm.
Pay - Job Outlook
The median annual wage for security guards and gaming surveillance officers was $24,680 in May 2015. Employment of security guards and gaming surveillance officers is projected to grow 5 percent.