A Security Officer earns an average wage of C$14.52 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

C$24,511 - C$89,396
C$25K
C$52K
C$89K
MEDIAN: C$51,639
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90%

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C$11.31 - C$21.24
C$11
C$15
C$21
MEDIAN: C$14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$30KC$60KC$90K
Salary
C$24,511 - C$89,396  
   
Bonus
C$800  
Total Pay (?
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C$23,674 - C$53,861  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 40
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$13C$26C$39
Hourly Rate
C$11.31 - C$21.24  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.88  
Overtime
C$16.43 - C$37.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$26KC$52KC$78K
Bonus
C$800  
   
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$23,674 - C$53,861  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 237

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Pay by Experience Level for Security Officer

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$32,082

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Security Officer Reviews

What is it like working as a Security Officer at Paladin Security Group Ltd.?

Security Officer in Edmonton:
Pros: My job can move with me to a completely different province and the company is actively invested in employee concerns.
Cons: The hourly wage is definitely too low for the performance and commitment expected from you.

What is it like working as a Security Officer?

Security Officer in Edmonton:
Pros: Being able to experience new things and diversity on a regular basis. Being able to help people when in need and providing knowledgeable information. Physically active with a mix of relaxing downtime. Some cases being able to get paid for watching t.v doing nothing. Have to make split second decisions to keep you on your toes and sharp. Helps with observation skills.
Cons: The low pay and shift work. Weird hours. Stressful situations with lots of ridicule if not handled the way someone else would handle it. Lack of moving up in the field of work, takes too long.

Key Stats for Security Officer

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Security Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%


Experienced
up arrow 14%

National Average
C$32,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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