The average pay for a Security Manager is AU$79,237 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

AU$55,571 - AU$125,564
AU$56K
AU$79K
AU$130K
MEDIAN: AU$78,692
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50%
90%
AU$19.83 - AU$43.33
AU$20
AU$30
AU$43
MEDIAN: AU$30.46
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$126K
Salary AU$55,571 - AU$125,564
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$29,087
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$52,654 - AU$126,337
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 156
Hourly Data AU$0AU$72
Hourly Rate AU$19.83 - AU$43.33
Overtime AU$21.64 - AU$72.72
Annual Data AU$0AU$126K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$29,087
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$52,654 - AU$126,337
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 27

Job Description for Security Manager

Security managers are employed in a range of industries, from retail to computer technology. Because the work can vary greatly, some employers require that applicants have a bachelor's degree in management, while others prefer work experience over education; this is a managerial position, so most employers require anywhere between three and ten years of experience.

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Security Manager Tasks

  • Create and implement security standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Supervise security staff.
  • Plan and coordinate security activities to safeguard company assets, employees, guests or others.

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Popular Skills for Security Manager

Pay by Experience Level for Security Manager

Pay by Experience for a Security Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Security Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$66,000 based on 53 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Security Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$87,000 based on 68 salaries. An experienced Security Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$87,000 based on 46 salaries. A Security Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$82,000 based on 43 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$77,106

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

Security Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Security Manager?

Security Manager in Sydney:
Pros: The training of staff and bringing good people to our work force.
Cons: Being under the constant demand of a contract system and clients that do not have much understanding of what the contracts state and what the security industry is about.

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Key Stats for Security Manager

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
24%

Experience Affects Security Manager Salaries

▲13%

▲13%

▲7%

National Average
AU$77,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Security Manager Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 89%