A Security Guard earns an average wage of £7.44 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

£11,694 - £25,814
£12K
£17K
£26K
MEDIAN: £17,118
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£6.64 - £9.95
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£7
£9
MEDIAN: £7.49
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£9K£18K£27K
Salary
£11,694 - £25,814  
   
Bonus
£25.17 - £5,960  
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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£13,549 - £22,761  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 68
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£8£16£24
Hourly Rate
£6.64 - £9.95  
   
Overtime
£7.93 - £21.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£16K£32K£48K
Bonus
£25.17 - £5,960  
   
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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£13,549 - £22,761  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 203

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Pay by Experience Level for Security Guard

Pay by Experience for a Security Guard has a positive trend. An entry-level Security Guard with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $15,000 based on 174 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Security Guard with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $16,000 based on 80 salaries. An experienced Security Guard which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $17,000 based on 43 salaries. A Security Guard with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $19,000 based on 13 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £15,778

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Key Stats for Security Guard

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Security Guard Salaries

Late-Career
▲19%

Experienced
▲6%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
₤16,000

▼2%

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 89%
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