The average wage for a Security Guard is AU$21.87 per hour. Experience does not have a big impact on this job’s pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$34,994 - AU$68,841
AU$35K
AU$52K
AU$69K
MEDIAN: AU$51,665
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90%
AU$19.04 - AU$27.33
AU$19
AU$22
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$22.05
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AU$0AU$68K
Salary AU$34,994 - AU$68,841
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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AU$39,224 - AU$60,129
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 45
Hourly Data AU$0AU$44
Hourly Rate AU$19.04 - AU$27.33
Overtime AU$17.88 - AU$44.22
Annual Data AU$0AU$60K
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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AU$39,224 - AU$60,129
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 383

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Pay by Experience Level for Security Guard

Pay by Experience for a Security Guard has a positive trend. An entry-level Security Guard with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$46,000 based on 279 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Security Guard with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$48,000 based on 106 salaries. An experienced Security Guard which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$48,000 based on 81 salaries. A Security Guard with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$49,000 based on 20 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$47,118

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Security Guard

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Security Guard Salaries

Late-Career
▲5%

▲2%

▲2%

National Average
AU$47,000

▼3%

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 94%
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