Average Security Guard Hourly Pay in Sydney, New South Wales

AU$22.35
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The average hourly pay for a Security Guard in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$22.35.
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AU$19.34
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AU$22.35
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AU$28.29
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MEDIAN AU$22.35
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Hourly Rate
AU$19 - AU$28
Total Pay
AU$40,441 - AU$62,560

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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$21.94 based on 46 salaries. An early career Security Guard with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.42 based on 78 salaries. A mid-career Security Guard with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.26 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Security Guard with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.69 based on 21 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 Gold Coast, Queensland earn an average of 8.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Adelaide, South Australia (7.3% more) and Brisbane, Queensland (2.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) (8.9% less), Newcastle, New South Wales (2.3% less) and Perth, Western Australia (1.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 190 survey responses.
Entry Level
24.2%
Early Career
41.1%
Mid Career
19.5%
Experienced
11.1%
Late Career
4.2%