£20,541
Avg. Salary
£7.86
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

£400

Profit Sharing

£1,750

The average pay for a Security Officer is €7.81 per hour.

The average pay for a Security Officer is €30,000 per year.

$7
10%
$8
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$10
90%
MEDIAN $8
$14k
10%
$21k
50%
$30k
90%
MEDIAN $20,541
£14,428 - £30,265
£14K
£21K
£30K
MEDIAN: £20,541
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50%
90%
£6.73 - £9.99
£6
£7
£10
MEDIAN: £7.86
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50%
90%
£0£30K
Salary £14,428 - £30,265
Bonus £0.00 - £1,769
Profit Sharing £1,750
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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£14,076 - £24,874
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 292
Hourly Data £0£18
Hourly Rate £6.73 - £9.99
Hourly Tips £0.03
Overtime £7.51 - £18.05
Annual Data £0£24K
Bonus £0.00 - £1,769
Profit Sharing £1,750
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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£14,076 - £24,874
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 697

Job Description for Security Officer

Security officers are responsible for maintaining the overall security of a property. Security officers use many different tactics to prevent theft, vandalism, and damage to properties. They may patrol the property in a vehicle and may maintain records of who enters or leaves the property, either at a front desk or a front gate. They may keep track of signing visitors in and out and monitor incoming deliveries. Security officers generally assist with providing guests with information and directions. Employees protect the property and its inhabitants from fire risks and other safety violations. They respond to emergency situations by communicating with emergency personnel and potentially handling physical threats by restraining offenders. They may also maintain parking regulations and ensure parking lot security. It is important for a security officer to be aware and alert at all times, constantly being aware of risks and concerns.

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Security Officer 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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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 ₤16,000 based on 308 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 ₤18,000 based on 152 salaries. An experienced Security Officer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤18,000 based on 103 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 ₤17,000 based on 34 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

15%

-11%

National Average: £17,072

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

Security Officer Reviews

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

Security Officer in Manchester:
Pros: Keeping people save.
Cons: A lot of responsibility.

Security Officer in Blackpool:
"Security Officer, Manned Guarding, Patrols, Door Supervision."
Pros: Get to meet some interesting people on the job, and work at some interesting venues such as high-end night clubs.
Cons: The long hours, days and nights (often one following the other), zero hour contracts, poor payroll management, poor companies.

Security Officer in Eastbourne:
"Work."
Pros: Working in the security industry.
Cons: Pay.

Security Officer in London:
"PAY RATE INCREASE."
MY EMPLOYER SHOULD INCREASE MY PAY RATE.

Security Officer in Wolverhampton:
Pros: The oppurtunity to interact with people from all walks of life, the knowledge that your there to make customers/members of staff feel safe in there enviroment, on going support from the area manager and from the company its self as they are always available to give you all the help and support you need.
Cons: The only concern I have is the acutual working week, which should be set on a shift basis.

Security Officer in Croydon:
"It can change someone life for better."
Be focus.

Security Officer in Leeds:
"Security."
Work hard and obtain knowledge.

Key Stats for Security Officer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Security Officer Salaries

▲8%

▲4%

National Average
₤17,000

Late-Career
▼1%

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 87%