A Security Officer in Sydney, New South Wales earns an average wage of AU$21.61 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$42,280 - AU$94,901
AU$42K
AU$61K
AU$95K
MEDIAN: AU$60,628
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AU$18.80 - AU$27.31
AU$19
AU$21
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$21.47
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Local Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$32KAU$64KAU$96K
Salary
AU$42,280 - AU$94,901  
   
Total Pay (?
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AU$39,436 - AU$73,106  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$14AU$28AU$42
Hourly Rate
AU$18.80 - AU$27.31  
   
Overtime
AU$35.25  
Local Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$28KAU$56KAU$84K
Total Pay (?
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AU$39,436 - AU$73,106  
   
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 48

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Pay by Experience Level for Security Officer

Pay by Experience for a Security Officer has a neutral trend. An entry-level Security Officer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 37 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Security Officer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Security Officer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 12 salaries. A Security Officer 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 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Security Officer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Security Officer Salaries

Experienced
▲4%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
AU$49,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

Late-Career
▼3%

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 26%
dental benefits
Dental: 16%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
no benefits
None: 68%
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