A Security Guard earns an average wage of €10.76 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

€18,295 - €37,500
€18K
€23K
€38K
MEDIAN: €23,499
10%
50%
90%
€10.06 - €11.70
€10
€11
€12
MEDIAN: €10.75
10%
50%
90%
€0€37K
Salary €18,295 - €37,500
Bonus €1,430
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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€20,815 - €25,900
  • Country: Ireland
  • Currency: EUR
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 14
Hourly Data €0€16
Hourly Rate €10.06 - €11.70
Overtime €15.86
Annual Data €0€25K
Bonus €1,430
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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€20,815 - €25,900
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: EUR
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 99

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 60 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 37 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 41 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 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: €22,486

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:
"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

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Security Guard Salaries

▲6%

▲1%

▼0%

▼0%

National Average
€22,000

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 96%