A Security Officer in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average wage of AU$23.54 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$43,631 - AU$76,596
AU$44K
AU$54K
AU$77K
MEDIAN: AU$54,208
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AU$19.40 - AU$32.19
AU$19
AU$24
AU$32
MEDIAN: AU$23.54
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Local Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$26KAU$52KAU$78K
Salary
AU$43,631 - AU$76,596  
   
Total Pay (?
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AU$40,630 - AU$70,167  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$20AU$40AU$60
Hourly Rate
AU$19.40 - AU$32.19  
   
Overtime
AU$30.12  
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Total Pay (?
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AU$40,630 - AU$70,167  
   
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39

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Pay by Experience Level for Security Officer

Pay by Experience for a Security Officer has a negative trend. An entry-level Security Officer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 31 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 $54,000 based on 17 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 15 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 $44,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Security Officer

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Security Officer Salaries

Mid-Career
▲6%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
AU$51,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

Late-Career
▼14%

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%