Security Guard Salary (United Kingdom)

A Security Guard earns an average wage of £6.80 per hour. This job's pay does not change very much with experience. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Security Guard Salary (?
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£10,784 - £25,962
(Median)
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26K
MEDIAN: £16,386
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Security Guard Salary (?
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£6.02 - £8.61
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £6.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£9K£18K£27K
Salary
£10,784 - £25,962  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £513  
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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£12,317 - £21,091  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 74
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£5£10£15
Hourly Rate
£6.02 - £8.61  
   
Overtime
£6.47 - £14.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£10K£20K£30K
Bonus
£0.00 - £513  
   
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).
)
£12,317 - £21,091  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 194
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Pay by Experience Level for Security Guard

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

London
up arrow 12%
National Average
₤15,000
Edinburgh
up arrow 5%
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Experience Affects Security Guard Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%
Experienced
up arrow 5%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
₤15,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 10% dental benefits Dental: 3%
vision benefits Vision: 4% employee benefits None: 87%
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