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Security Guard Salary

The average wage for a Security Guard is AU$20.65 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.

AU$37,616 - AU$95,567
(Median)
AU$38K
AU$49K
AU$96K
MEDIAN: AU$48,691
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90%

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AU$17.49 - AU$26.19
(Median)
AU$17
AU$21
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$20
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50%
90%

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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$37,616 - 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$36,709 - AU$58,615  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | 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$17.49 - AU$26.19  
   
Overtime
AU$2.00 - AU$40.69  
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.
)
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).
)
AU$36,709 - AU$58,615  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 400

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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

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Experience Affects Security Guard Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 4%


Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
AU$44,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

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