The average wage for a Security Officer/Guard is £7.44 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much between less experienced and more experienced workers.

£16,200 - £22,150
(Median)
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£20K
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MEDIAN: £20,000
50%

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£6.51 - £10.04
(Median)
£6
£7
£10
MEDIAN: £7.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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£0£8K£16K£24K
Salary
£20,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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£13,486 - £22,244  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£5£10£15
Hourly Rate
£6.51 - £10.04  
   
Overtime
£12.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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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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£13,486 - £22,244  
   
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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Pay by Experience Level for Security Officer/Guard

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

Security Officer/Guard Reviews

What is it like working as a Security Officer/Guard?

Security Officer/Guard in Birmingham:
"boss make job worse"
Pros: The people that I work with make it a joy to get up at 5AM every morning 6 days a week
Cons: no contract, late pay slips.

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Experience Affects Security Officer/Guard Salaries

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
0%

National Average
₤16,000

Experienced
up arrow 1%

Late-Career
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Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
medical benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 91%
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