The average pay for a Security Guard is R44,145 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

R33,472 - R87,877
R33K
R44K
R88K
MEDIAN: R44,145
10%
50%
90%

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R12.34 - R19.62
R12
R15
R20
MEDIAN: R15.48
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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R0R30KR60KR90K
Salary
R33,472 - R87,877  
   
Bonus
R68.50 - R15,000  
Profit Sharing
R983  
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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R29,725 - R81,889  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 289
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R60R120R180
Hourly Rate
R12.34 - R19.62  
   
Overtime
R7.10 - R161.07  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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R0R120KR240KR360K
Bonus
R68.50 - R15,000  
   
Profit Sharing
R983  
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).
)
R29,725 - R81,889  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 24 Mar 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: R41,973

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Key Stats for Security Guard

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Security Guard Salaries

Late-Career
▲64%

▲11%

▲1%

National Average
R42,000

▼2%

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 18%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
dental benefits
None: 80%
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