Security Officer/Guard Salary

The average rate for a Security Officer/Guard is AU$21.38 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

AU$36,800 - AU$165,000
(Median)
AU$37K
AU$49K
AU$170K
MEDIAN: AU$49,360
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

AU$18.30 - AU$29.28
(Median)
AU$18
AU$21
AU$29
MEDIAN: AU$21.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Salary
AU$36,800 - AU$165,000  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$2,153  
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$38,217 - AU$62,268  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
AU$0AU$14AU$28AU$42
Hourly Rate
AU$18.30 - AU$29.28  
   
Overtime
AU$0.00 - AU$39.59  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
AU$0AU$28KAU$56KAU$84K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$2,153  
   
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$38,217 - AU$62,268  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 143
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Security Guard Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for Security Officer/Guard

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$45,417

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Security Officer/Guard Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
AU$45,000


Experienced
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental:
medical benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 90%
ADVERTISEMENT