Security Guard Salary

The average wage for a Security Guard is AU$21.06 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$36,517 - AU$72,500
(Median)
AU$37K
AU$48K
AU$72K
MEDIAN: AU$48,046
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AU$17.96 - AU$26.69
(Median)
AU$18
AU$21
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$25KAU$50KAU$75K
Salary
AU$36,517 - AU$72,500  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$1,925  
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$37,606 - AU$58,438  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 54
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$16AU$32AU$48
Hourly Rate
AU$17.96 - AU$26.69  
   
Overtime
AU$4.36 - AU$46.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$32KAU$64KAU$96K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$1,925  
   
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$37,606 - AU$58,438  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 546
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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$44,821

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Experience Affects Security Guard Salaries

Experienced
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National Average
AU$45,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

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