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Security Guard Salary (Australia)

The average wage for a Security Guard is AU$20.25 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.
Security Guard Salary (?
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AU$34,530 - AU$85,788
(Median)
35K
54K
86K
MEDIAN: AU$46,647
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90%
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Security Guard Salary (?
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AU$17.20 - AU$26.00
(Median)
17
23
26
MEDIAN: AU$20
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75%
90%
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National Salary Data

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AU$0AU$29KAU$58KAU$87K
Salary
AU$34,530 - AU$85,788  
   
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$35,977 - AU$60,028  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 36
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$14AU$28AU$42
Hourly Rate
AU$17.20 - AU$26.00  
   
Overtime
AU$2.01 - AU$39.91  
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$2,013  
   
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$35,977 - AU$60,028  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 331
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Pay Difference By Location

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

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

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

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