Security Officer/Guard Salary

The average rate for a Security Officer/Guard is C$13.12 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

C$20,134 - C$81,703
(Median)
C$20K
C$41K
C$82K
MEDIAN: C$41,329
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C$10.91 - C$18.77
(Median)
C$11
C$13
C$19
MEDIAN: C$13.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$28KC$56KC$84K
Salary
C$20,134 - C$81,703  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$7,000  
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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C$22,797 - C$44,053  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$13C$26C$39
Hourly Rate
C$10.91 - C$18.77  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.11  
Overtime
C$11.92 - C$36.99  
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.
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C$0C$26KC$52KC$78K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$7,000  
   
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).
)
C$22,797 - C$44,053  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 124
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Pay by Experience Level for Security Officer/Guard

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

Security Officer/Guard Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Security Officer/Guard in Vancouver:
"Seek other employer."
If you have other options take them and get training in another field.This is a working poor type job with shift work and usually not full time.

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Experience Affects Security Officer/Guard Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
C$28,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
medical benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 36%
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