A Security Officer earns an average wage of AU$22.36 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much between less experienced and more experienced workers. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

AU$38,275 - AU$78,961
AU$38K
AU$55K
AU$79K
MEDIAN: AU$55,194
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AU$19.15 - AU$29.92
AU$19
AU$22
AU$30
MEDIAN: AU$22.36
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$27KAU$54KAU$81K
Salary
AU$38,275 - AU$78,961  
   
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$39,706 - AU$68,096  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 81
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$21AU$42AU$63
Hourly Rate
AU$19.15 - AU$29.92  
   
Overtime
AU$19.98 - AU$62.02  
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$39,706 - AU$68,096  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 286
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National Average: AU$49,214

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Security Officer Reviews

Q: 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.

Key Stats for Security Officer

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Security Officer Salaries

▲3%

▲2%

▲2%

National Average
AU$49,000

▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
dental benefits
None: 92%
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