Average Mid-Career Security Guard Hourly Pay in South Africa

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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Security Guard in South Africa is R17.59.
ZAR 12.44
ZAR 17.59
ZAR 23
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Hourly Rate
R12 - R23
R175 - R10,000
Profit Sharing
R491 - R6,104
Total Pay
R25,196 - R62,543

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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.

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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 R16.49 based on 41 salaries. An early career Security Guard with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R16.92 based on 542 salaries. An experienced Security Guard with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R19.04 based on 100 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R19.

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