Security Guard

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Median Average:
$55,392
Security Guard in Australia median base salary $55,392/yr. Information is based on 153 Security Guard jobs advertised between November 2020 and November 2021.
How much do Security Guard earn in Australia? The average salary of Security Guard is $55,392 in Australia
$55,392 /yr
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Average $55,392
Range $50K - $60K
Last updated November 19 2021
The average pay range for Security Guard is between $50K and $60K. Salaries vary from a low of $40K up to $70K per year. The average number of Security Guard roles advertised per month is 13 in Australia between November 2020 and November 2021.
What are the most common skills required to be a Security Guard? The most common skills required for a Security Guard are:
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These skills are most commonly found in Security Guard job advertisements and position descriptions.

Last updated October 31 2021
Which recruitment agencies have the largest number of Security Services roles in Australia?
See which recruitment agencies advertise the most Security Services roles. See what salaries they paid for Security Services in Australia. See how they compare to the average Security Services salary of $55,392.
Securecorp
Sydney (46%), Melbourne (38%), Brisbane (15%), Gold Coast (1%)
1,288

$48K-$65K

($1,630)

$48K-$65K
($1,630)
Wilson
Perth (76%), Melbourne (8%), Sydney (6%), Brisbane (5%) +2 others
1,047

$51K-$75K

($7,927)

$51K-$75K
($7,927)
Wilson Parking
Perth (32%), Melbourne (22%), Sydney (13%), Brisbane (9%) +5 others
542

$44K-$54K

(($6,146))

$44K-$54K
(($6,146))
G4S
Melbourne (42%), Albury (31%), Geelong (23%), Adelaide (3%)
436

$38K-$48K

(($11,820))

$38K-$48K
(($11,820))
G4S Custodial Services
Melbourne (70%), Sydney (21%), Brisbane (8%)
289

$37K-$59K

(($6,709))

$37K-$59K
(($6,709))
Last Updated November 20 2021
How many years does it take to become a Security Guard?
Most candidates undertake an average of 7 years Trades & Services prior to being appointed as a Security Guard.
Average Trades & Services required to become a Security Guard
Last updated November 24 2021
Most candidates have on average 7 years working experience prior to becoming a Security Guard.
Average Trades & Services required to become a Security Guard
Last updated November 24 2021
Where are Security Guard in Australia sourced from?
Security Guard are sourced from
these companies
MSS Security
Wilson Security
NPB Security
CAP Security Services
Chubb
Security Guard are sourced in Australia are most likely to be sourced from these schools
TAFE
University of South Australia
University of Sydney
Griffith University
University of Tasmania
Last updated November 25 2021
Where are most Security Guard roles located in Australia?
Sydney 55 / 25%
Melbourne 45 / 21%
Brisbane 23 / 11%
Newcastle 14 / 6%
Adelaide 13 / 6%
Last updated November 20 2021
Which locations in Australia pay the most for Security Guard?
Cairns ($65K)
Townsville ($62K)
Albury ($61K)
Adelaide ($59K)
Darwin ($58K)
Last updated November 20 2021