€23,218
Avg. Salary
€10.86
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Security Guard is €10.86 per hour.

The average pay for a Security Guard is €23,218 per year.

10%
€9.97
10%
€10.86
50%
€11.98
90%
90%
MEDIAN €10.86
10%
€17k
10%
€23k
50%
€35k
90%
90%
MEDIAN €23,218
€17,126 - €35,000
€17K
€23K
€35K
MEDIAN: €23,218
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50%
90%
€9.97 - €11.98
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MEDIAN: €10.86
10%
50%
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€0€35K
Salary €17,126 - €35,000
Bonus €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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€20,456 - €26,189
  • Country: Ireland
  • Currency: EUR
  • Updated: 17 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 29
Hourly Data €0€20
Hourly Rate €9.97 - €11.98
Overtime €2.06 - €20.85
Annual Data €0€26K
Bonus €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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€20,456 - €26,189
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: EUR
  • Updated: 17 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 176

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.

Security Guard Pay By Employer

$0$34K

$23,145

$25,587

$24,351

$24,262

$21,187

$21,251

AlliedBarton
26 profiles
$21,928

$21,358

Securtias
15 profiles
$20,976

$24,298

Security Guard Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Security Guard

Pay by Experience for a Security Guard has a positive trend. An entry-level Security Guard with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of €22,000 based on 106 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Security Guard with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of €22,000 based on 73 salaries. An experienced Security Guard which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of €23,000 based on 54 salaries. A Security Guard with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of €24,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

-2%

-3%

-4%

National Average: €22,687

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

Security Guard Reviews

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

Security Guard in Dublin:
"Sometimes good, sometimes bads."
Pros: Sometimes good hours
Cons: Not getting travel expenses

Security Guard in Dublin:
"Security guard."
Pros: I like working as a security guard but the pay is not great, it could be better.
Cons: The long hours.

Key Stats for Security Guard

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Security Guard Salaries

▲6%

National Average
€23,000

▼1%

▼2%

▼4%

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 97%