The average pay for a Security Guard is R33,864 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.
Security Guard Total Pay (?
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R23,706 - R49,602
(Median)
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34K
42K
50K
MEDIAN: R33,864
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Security Guard Total Pay (?
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R8.12 - R153.19
(Median)
150
MEDIAN: R17.00
90%
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National Salary Data

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R0R22KR44KR66K
Salary
R23,706 - R49,602  
   
Bonus
R150.72 - R3,630  
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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R23,494 - R64,239  
PayScale
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 56
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R60R120R180
Hourly Rate
R8.12 - R153.19  
   
Overtime
R7.50 - R31.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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R0R120KR240KR360K
Bonus
R150.72 - R3,630  
   
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).
)
R23,494 - R64,239  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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Cape Town
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R36,000
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Experience Affects Security Guard Salaries

Entry-Level
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National Average
R36,000
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Gender
Female
14%
female alumni
 
Male
86%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 9% dental benefits Dental:
vision benefits Vision: employee benefits None: 91%
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