Average Security Guard Hourly Pay in South Africa

R17.19
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
R3,430
Bonus
R1,750
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Security Guard in South Africa is R17.19.
10%
R12.68
MEDIAN
R17.19
90%
R21.45
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Hourly Rate
R13 - R21
Bonus
R188 - R7,500
Profit Sharing
R5 - R10,213
Total Pay
R25,474 - R60,757

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Job Description for Security Guard

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Security Guard

The top respondents for the job title Security Guard are from the companies Fidelity Security Services, G4S Security Services and Protea Coin Group. Reported salaries are highest at Fidelity Security Services where the average pay is R18.62. Protea Coin Group pays the lowest at around R16.10.

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Pay by Experience Level for Security Guard

An entry-level Security Guard with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R16.27 based on 41 salaries. An early career Security Guard with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R16.81 based on 528 salaries. A mid-career Security Guard with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R17.38 based on 216 salaries. An experienced Security Guard with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R18.74 based on 103 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R18.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 905 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.5%
Early Career
58.3%
Mid Career
23.9%
Experienced
11.4%
Late Career
1.9%