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Security Guard Salary

The average wage for a Security Guard is AU$20.43 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
AU$36,026 - AU$95,567
(Median)
AU$36K
AU$49K
AU$96K
MEDIAN: AU$48,884
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AU$17.31 - AU$26.02
(Median)
AU$17
AU$20
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$20
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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AU$0AU$32KAU$64KAU$96K
Salary
AU$36,026 - AU$95,567  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$2,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$36,255 - AU$59,641  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 38
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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AU$0AU$14AU$28AU$42
Hourly Rate
AU$17.31 - AU$26.02  
   
Overtime
AU$2.01 - AU$40.85  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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AU$0AU$28KAU$56KAU$84K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$2,000  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$36,255 - AU$59,641  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 370
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Experience Affects Security Guard Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
AU$43,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 8% dental benefits Dental: 2%
vision benefits Vision: 1% employee benefits None: 92%