The average pay for a Security Officer/Guard is C$13.41 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

C$12.60 - C$14.88
C$14
MEDIAN: C$14.13
50%

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Pay by Experience Level for Security Officer/Guard

Pay by Experience for a Security Officer/Guard has a positive trend. An entry-level Security Officer/Guard with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$27,000 based on 16 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Security Officer/Guard with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$33,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Security Officer/Guard which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$33,000 based on 8 salaries. A Security Officer/Guard with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$31,000 based on 10 salaries.

Security Officer/Guard Advice

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

Security Officer/Guard in Vancouver:
"Seek other employer."
If you have other options take them and get training in another field.This is a working poor type job with shift work and usually not full time.

Security Officer/Guard in Mississauga:
"Work flxibility."
Pros: The people I deal with.
Cons: Hourly rate of pay.

Key Stats for Security Officer/Guard

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
13%
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Experience Affects Security Officer/Guard Salaries

Experienced
▲11%

Mid-Career
▲9%

Late-Career
▲4%

National Average
C$30,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 33%
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