Average Security Guard Hourly Pay in Melbourne, Victoria

AU$22.09
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The average hourly pay for a Security Guard in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$22.09.
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AU$19.17
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AU$22.09
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AU$26.28
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MEDIAN AU$22.09
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Hourly Rate
AU$19 - AU$26
Total Pay
AU$40,287 - AU$58,394

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Job Description for Security Guard

Security Guard Tasks
  • Guard and monitor premises to prevent theft, property destruction, violence or rules and safety violations.
  • Perform fire prevention, safety and maintenance tasks and parking/traffic enforcement.
  • Greet incoming guests and tenants, providing information regarding the site and surrounding area as requested by visitors.
  • Respond to alarms and emergency situations.
  • Make periodic tours to check for irregularities and to inspect protection devices and fire control equipment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Security Guard

An entry-level Security Guard with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$21.81 based on 47 salaries. An early career Security Guard with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$21.85 based on 84 salaries. A mid-career Security Guard with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.64 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Security Guard with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$23.08 based on 27 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$24.
Employees with Security Guard in their job title in Cairns, Queensland earn an average of 19.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Gold Coast, Queensland (10.1% more) and Adelaide, South Australia (8.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) (7.8% less) and Perth, Western Australia (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 195 survey responses.
Entry Level
24.1%
Early Career
43.1%
Mid Career
13.8%
Experienced
13.8%
Late Career
5.1%