The average wage for a Mid-Career Security Guard is C$13.53 per hour.

C$24,429 - C$49,670
C$24K
C$34K
C$50K
MEDIAN: C$34,240
10%
50%
90%
C$11.42 - C$18.88
C$11
C$14
C$19
MEDIAN: C$13.68
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$49K
Salary C$24,429 - C$49,670
Bonus C$1,965
Commission C$400
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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C$23,906 - C$41,461
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 27
Hourly Data C$0C$32
Hourly Rate C$11.42 - C$18.88
Hourly Tips C$0.21
Overtime C$16.39 - C$32.43
Annual Data C$0C$41K
Bonus C$1,965
Commission C$400
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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C$23,906 - C$41,461
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 334

Job Description for Security Guard

Security guards provide low-level protection for companies and organizations which usually involves patrolling the premises, either by foot or in a company vehicle (of course, a valid driver’s license is required in order to drive company vehicles). Security guards patrol for suspicious or dangerous activity that might be detrimental to the safety of the facility or any people present. If a person at or in the facility is in violation of particular rules or policies, the guard must correct the situation.

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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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Key Stats for Security Guard

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
5-9 years
80%
10-19 years
20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 48%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 44%