Security Guard Salary (Australia)

The average wage for a Security Guard is AU$20.24 per hour. Experience does not have a big impact on this job’s pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.
Security Guard Total Pay (?
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AU$36,065 - AU$92,100
(Median)
36K
57K
92K
MEDIAN: AU$47,120
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Security Guard Total Pay (?
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AU$17.21 - AU$26.03
(Median)
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23
26
MEDIAN: AU$20
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90%
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National Salary Data

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AU$0AU$31KAU$62KAU$93K
Salary
AU$36,065 - AU$92,100  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$2,013  
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$36,096 - AU$60,277  
PayScale
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 360
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$14AU$28AU$42
Hourly Rate
AU$17.21 - AU$26.03  
   
Overtime
AU$2.01 - AU$39.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$28KAU$56KAU$84K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$2,013  
   
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).
)
AU$36,096 - AU$60,277  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 360
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Pay Difference By Location

Gold Coast
up arrow 8%
Brisbane
up arrow 6%
Canberra
up arrow 5%
Perth
up arrow 1%
Sydney
0%
National Average
AU$43,000
Adelaide
up arrow 1%
Newcastle
up arrow 3%
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Experience Affects Security Guard Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 5%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
AU$43,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

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