The average pay for a Security Guard is R43,773 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

R32,244 - R88,342
R32K
R44K
R88K
MEDIAN: R43,772
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50%
90%

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R12.10 - R19.09
R12
R15
R19
MEDIAN: R15.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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R0R30KR60KR90K
Salary
R32,244 - R88,342  
   
Bonus
R38.44 - R14,000  
Profit Sharing
R800  
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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R28,929 - R80,028  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 286
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R60R120R180
Hourly Rate
R12.10 - R19.09  
   
Overtime
R9.61 - R155.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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R0R120KR240KR360K
Bonus
R38.44 - R14,000  
   
Profit Sharing
R800  
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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R28,929 - R80,028  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 95

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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

National Average: R41,721

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Key Stats for Security Guard

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
1%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Security Guard Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 130%


Mid-Career
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National Average
R42,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 19%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
dental benefits
None: 79%
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