Average Late-Career Security Guard Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$23.68
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The average hourly pay for a Late-Career Security Guard in Australia is AU$23.68.
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AU$20.16
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AU$23.68
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AU$29.04
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MEDIAN AU$23.68
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Hourly Rate
AU$20 - AU$29
Total Pay
AU$42,741 - AU$60,389

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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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Security Guard. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Security Guard
Security Officer/Guard
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Security Guard Job Listings

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$22.11 based on 237 salaries. An early career Security Guard with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.39 based on 435 salaries. A mid-career Security Guard with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.72 based on 176 salaries. An experienced Security Guard with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$23.22 based on 129 salaries.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 977 survey responses.
Entry Level
24.3%
Early Career
44.5%
Mid Career
18.0%
Experienced
13.2%