The average pay for a Security Officer/Guard is C$13.41 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$10.96 - C$21.04
C$11
C$13
C$21
MEDIAN: C$13.41
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$12C$24C$36
Hourly Rate
C$10.96 - C$21.04  
   
Overtime
C$22.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$24KC$48KC$72K
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$22,974 - C$66,063  
   
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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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

Q: What is it like working as a Security Officer/Guard?

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.

Key Stats for Security Officer/Guard

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Security Officer/Guard Salaries

Experienced
▲15%

Mid-Career
▲13%

Late-Career
▲7%

National Average
C$29,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None:
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