The average pay for a Security Officer/Guard is C$13.75 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

C$11.14 - C$20.97
(Median)
C$11
C$14
C$21
MEDIAN: C$13.00
10%
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$9C$18C$27
Hourly Rate
C$11.14 - C$20.97  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.00  
Overtime
C$21.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$18KC$36KC$54K
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$23,301 - C$48,486  
   
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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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%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Late-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
C$29,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
medical benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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