Average Security Guard Hourly Pay in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT)

AU$20.36
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The average hourly pay for a Security Guard in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) is AU$20.36.
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AU$19.03
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AU$20.36
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MEDIAN AU$20.36
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Hourly Rate
AU$19 - AU$25
Total Pay
AU$39,812 - AU$64,298

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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 early career Security Guard with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$20.23 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Security Guard with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$20.39 based on 7 salaries.
Employees with Security Guard in their job title in Darwin, Northern Territory earn an average of 20.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Gold Coast, Queensland (19.5% more) and Adelaide, South Australia (17.8% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 22 survey responses.
Early Career
68.2%
Mid Career
31.8%