A Security Officer earns an average wage of €10.67 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

€19,064 - €34,228
€19K
€25K
€34K
MEDIAN: €24,960
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€9.82 - €12.03
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MEDIAN: €10.69
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
€19,064 - €34,228  
   
Total Pay (?
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€20,380 - €26,487  
Country: Ireland | Currency: EUR | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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€0€6€12€18
Hourly Rate
€9.82 - €12.03  
   
Overtime
€5.07 - €17.10  
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€20,380 - €26,487  
   
Country: United States | Currency: EUR | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 174

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Pay by Experience Level for Security Officer

Pay by Experience for a Security Officer has a positive trend. An entry-level Security Officer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $22,000 based on 70 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Security Officer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $22,000 based on 65 salaries. An experienced Security Officer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 51 salaries. A Security Officer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: €22,321

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Security Officer Reviews

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

Security Officer in Newbridge:
"Security Officer Review."
Pros: What I like most about my job is you never know what kind of a day you will have or what could happen this makes it interesting.
Cons: The bad is the wages are very low and sometimes they send in other security officers that have very poor English and don't have much interest in the job and do not try. And sometimes it can be ver stressful.

Key Stats for Security Officer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Security Officer Salaries

Late-Career
▲7%

▲2%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
€22,000

▼4%

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 1%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 95%
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