The average pay for a Security Manager is AU$78,260 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$58,041 - AU$139,451
AU$58K
AU$78K
AU$140K
MEDIAN: AU$78,260
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AU$20.44 - AU$43.72
AU$20
AU$31
AU$44
MEDIAN: AU$30.65
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$58,041 - AU$139,451  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$30,201  
Total Pay (?
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AU$53,987 - AU$138,739  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 70
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$25AU$50AU$75
Hourly Rate
AU$20.44 - AU$43.72  
   
Overtime
AU$39.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$30,201  
   
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$53,987 - AU$138,739  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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Pay by Experience Level for Security Manager

Pay by Experience for a Security Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Security Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 30 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Security Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Security Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 29 salaries. A Security Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 24 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$76,842

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Q: What is it like working as a Security Manager?

Security Manager in Sydney:
Pros: The training of staff and bringing good people to our work force.
Cons: Being under the constant demand of a contract system and clients that do not have much understanding of what the contracts state and what the security industry is about.

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Key Stats for Security Manager

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
28%
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Experience Affects Security Manager Salaries

▲10%

▲7%

▲7%

National Average
AU$77,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Security Manager Salaries

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 12%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 88%