The average rate for a Security Officer/Guard is AU$21.84 per hour. This job's rate does not change very much with experience.

AU$19.29 - AU$34.61
AU$19
AU$22
AU$35
MEDIAN: AU$21.84
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$14AU$28AU$42
Hourly Rate
AU$19.29 - AU$34.61  
   
Overtime
AU$25.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$28KAU$56KAU$84K
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$40,187 - AU$79,040  
   
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 42

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Pay by Experience Level for Security Officer/Guard

Pay by Experience for a Security Officer/Guard has a positive trend. An entry-level Security Officer/Guard with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 23 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Security Officer/Guard with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Security Officer/Guard which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 14 salaries. A Security Officer/Guard with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$46,039

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Security Officer/Guard

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
9%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Security Officer/Guard Salaries

Late-Career
▲4%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
AU$46,000

▼3%

Mid-Career
▼3%

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 94%