Average Early-Career Security Guard Hourly Pay in South Africa

R16.92
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
R3,493
Bonus
R1,000
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Security Guard in South Africa is R16.92.
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ZAR 12.51
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ZAR 16.92
90%
ZAR 21.25
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Hourly Rate
R13 - R21
Bonus
R201 - R6,953
Profit Sharing
R2 - R6,061
Total Pay
R25,390 - R58,729

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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. A mid-career Security Guard with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R17.59 based on 216 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.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 374 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.0%
Mid Career
57.8%
Experienced
26.7%
Late Career
4.5%