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Security Guard Salary (South Africa)

The average pay for a Security Guard is R38,788 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Security Guard Salary (?
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R24,814 - R90,500
(Median)
25K
39K
49K
90K
MEDIAN: R38,788
10%
50%
75%
90%
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Security Guard Salary (?
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R8.41 - R147.95
(Median)
150
MEDIAN: R14.00
90%
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National Salary Data

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R0R33KR66KR99K
Salary
R24,814 - R90,500  
   
Bonus
R1.00 - R4,000  
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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R24,121 - R98,920  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 54
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R50R100R150
Hourly Rate
R8.41 - R147.95  
   
Overtime
R7.37 - R32.05  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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R0R100KR200KR300K
Bonus
R1.00 - R4,000  
   
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).
)
R24,121 - R98,920  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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Pay Difference By Location

Pretoria
up arrow 7%
Durban
up arrow 5%
Johannesburg
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National Average
R35,000
Cape Town
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Experience Affects Security Guard Salaries

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%
Mid-Career
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National Average
R35,000
Experienced
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
19%
female alumni
 
Male
81%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 15% dental benefits Dental:
vision benefits Vision: employee benefits None: 85%