A Security Officer earns an average wage of AU$21.93 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

AU$38,897 - AU$79,996
(Median)
AU$39K
AU$57K
AU$80K
MEDIAN: AU$57,218
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AU$18.94 - AU$29.50
(Median)
AU$19
AU$22
AU$29
MEDIAN: AU$21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$27KAU$54KAU$81K
Salary
AU$38,897 - AU$79,996  
   
Bonus
AU$1,500  
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$39,462 - AU$67,232  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 82
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$17AU$34AU$51
Hourly Rate
AU$18.94 - AU$29.50  
   
Overtime
AU$10.21 - AU$50.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$1,500  
   
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$39,462 - AU$67,232  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 363
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Pay by Experience Level for Security Officer

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$48,180

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What is it like working as a Security Officer?

Security Officer in bowen basin:
"Security Of A Mine Site."
Pros: Meeting different people, learning new things on a mine site. You realize that its important to follow the processes on site as this is the only thing that covers you.
Cons: Down time, when there isn't much work to do.

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Experience Affects Security Officer Salaries



National Average
AU$48,000



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
medical benefits
Vision: 2%
dental benefits
None: 91%
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