The average wage for a Security Guard is AU$21.78 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 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$35,009 - AU$69,339
(Median)
AU$35K
AU$50K
AU$69K
MEDIAN: AU$49,630
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AU$18.65 - AU$26.78
(Median)
AU$19
AU$22
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$21.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$24KAU$48KAU$72K
Salary
AU$35,009 - AU$69,339  
   
Bonus
AU$1,006  
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$38,587 - AU$59,141  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 49
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$19AU$38AU$57
Hourly Rate
AU$18.65 - AU$26.78  
   
Overtime
AU$17.76 - AU$56.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$1,006  
   
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$38,587 - AU$59,141  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 402
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Pay by Experience Level for Security Guard

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$46,160

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Experience Affects Security Guard Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 4%


National Average
AU$46,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
medical benefits
Vision: 1%
dental benefits
None: 93%
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