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$10.91 - C$16.49
C$11
C$14
C$16
MEDIAN: C$14.49
10%
50%
90%
Hourly Data C$0C$22
Hourly Rate C$10.91 - C$16.49
Overtime C$22.88
Annual Data C$0C$46K
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$22,902 - C$46,734
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

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Pay by Experience Level for Security Officer/Guard

Pay by Experience for a Security Officer/Guard has a positive trend. An entry-level Security Officer/Guard with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$27,000 based on 16 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Security Officer/Guard with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$33,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Security Officer/Guard which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$33,000 based on 8 salaries. A Security Officer/Guard with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$31,000 based on 10 salaries.

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.

Security Officer/Guard in Mississauga:
"Work flxibility."
Pros: The people I deal with.
Cons: Hourly rate of pay.

Key Stats for Security Officer/Guard

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
13%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Security Officer/Guard Salaries

Experienced
▲10%

Mid-Career
▲7%

Late-Career
▲2%

National Average
C$30,000

Entry-Level
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 14%
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