A Security Officer earns an average wage of AU$22.36 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much between less experienced and more experienced workers. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

AU$38,507 - AU$77,919
AU$39K
AU$55K
AU$78K
MEDIAN: AU$55,197
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AU$19.46 - AU$29.66
AU$19
AU$22
AU$30
MEDIAN: AU$22.06
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AU$0AU$77K
Salary AU$38,507 - AU$77,919
Bonus AU$1,500
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$40,371 - AU$68,746
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 97
Hourly Data AU$0AU$45
Hourly Rate AU$19.46 - AU$29.66
Overtime AU$23.84 - AU$45.84
Annual Data AU$0AU$68K
Bonus AU$1,500
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$40,371 - AU$68,746
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 341

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Pay by Experience Level for Security Officer

Pay by Experience for a Security Officer has a positive trend. An entry-level Security Officer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$49,000 based on 234 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Security Officer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$50,000 based on 95 salaries. An experienced Security Officer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$50,000 based on 76 salaries. A Security Officer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$51,000 based on 30 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$49,058

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Security Officer Reviews

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

Security Officer in Adelaide:
Pros: Being known to public as a extremely good operator.
Cons: Standard of other employees and supervisors work ethic and interest and ability and knowledge is extremely lower than my own. Covering inexperienced people and not getting recognized and being to highly qualified to be supervised by very low motivated and unsuited prople.

Security Officer in bowen basin:
"Security Of A Mine Site."
Pros: Meeting different people, learning new things on a mine site. You realize that its important to follow the processes on site as this is the only thing that covers you.
Cons: Down time, when there isn't much work to do.

Key Stats for Security Officer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Security Officer Salaries

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National Average
AU$49,000

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 89%
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