Security Officer Salary

The average pay for a Security Officer is £7.44 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. This job's rate does not change very much with experience.

£14,024 - £29,419
(Median)
£14K
£20K
£29K
MEDIAN: £20,048
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£6.44 - £9.84
(Median)
£6
£7
£9
MEDIAN: £7.00
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£10K£20K£30K
Salary
£14,024 - £29,419  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,009  
Profit Sharing
£700  
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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£13,441 - £24,812  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 257
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£6£12£18
Hourly Rate
£6.44 - £9.84  
   
Hourly Tips
£0.00  
Overtime
£0.52 - £15.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£12K£24K£36K
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,009  
   
Profit Sharing
£700  
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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£13,441 - £24,812  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 611
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Pay by Experience Level for Security Officer

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £16,531

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Security Officer Reviews

What is it like working as a Security Officer?

Security Officer in Blackpool:
"Security Officer, Manned Guarding, Patrols, Door Supervision."
Pros: Get to meet some interesting people on the job, and work at some interesting venues such as high-end night clubs.
Cons: The long hours, days and nights (often one following the other), zero hour contracts, poor payroll management, poor companies.

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Experience Affects Security Officer Salaries

Experienced
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National Average
₤17,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 93 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
medical benefits
Vision: 6%
dental benefits
None: 85%
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