The average pay for a Security Guard is R44,145 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

R32,907 - R83,064
R33K
R45K
R83K
MEDIAN: R44,997
10%
50%
90%
R13.34 - R18.84
R13
R16
R19
MEDIAN: R15.75
10%
50%
90%
R0R83K
Salary R32,907 - R83,064
Bonus R79.89 - R6,929
Profit Sharing R39.16 - R43,631
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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R30,240 - R80,029
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 373
Hourly Data R0R147
Hourly Rate R13.34 - R18.84
Overtime R8.11 - R147.95
Annual Data R0R80K
Bonus R79.89 - R6,929
Profit Sharing R39.16 - R43,631
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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R30,240 - R80,029
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 133

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Pay by Experience Level for Security Guard

Pay by Experience for a Security Guard has a positive trend. An entry-level Security Guard with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R41,000 based on 293 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Security Guard with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R42,000 based on 102 salaries. An experienced Security Guard which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R47,000 based on 36 salaries. A Security Guard with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R69,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R42,011

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Security Guard Reviews

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

Security Guard in Pretoria:
"Challenging."
Pros: Meeting different people.
Cons: Less pay.

Key Stats for Security Guard

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Security Guard Salaries

Late-Career
▲64%

▲11%

▲1%

National Average
R42,000

▼2%

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 18%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 79%
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