Average Bodyguard Salary in South Africa

Avg. Base Salary (ZAR)
ZAR 70k
ZAR 209k
ZAR 602k

The average salary for a Bodyguard is R208,865 in 2024

Base Salary
R70k - R602k
R5k - R52k
Profit Sharing
R0 - R28k
Total Pay
R73k - R610k
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What Do Bodyguards Do?

Bodyguard Tasks
  • Ensure safety of client.
  • Ensure areas are kept secure and all personnel have been approved.
  • Provide crowd control.
  • Observe location and situations for potential dangers.
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FAQs About Bodyguards

What is the highest pay for Bodyguards?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Bodyguard is ZAR 602k / year

What is the lowest pay for Bodyguards?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Bodyguard is ZAR 70k / year

How can Bodyguards increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Bodyguard is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Bodyguard that oversees more junior Bodyguards, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.