Security Officer

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Security Officer in Australia median base salary $54,593/yr. Information is based on 1231 Security Officer jobs advertised between November 2020 and November 2021.
How much do Security Officer earn in Australia? The average salary of Security Officer is $54,593 in Australia
$54,593 /yr
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Average $54,593
Range $50K - $60K
Last updated November 19 2021
The average pay range for Security Officer is between $50K and $60K. Salaries vary from a low of $30K up to $90K per year. The average number of Security Officer roles advertised per month is 105 in Australia between November 2020 and November 2021.
What are the most common skills required to be a Security Officer? The most common skills required for a Security Officer are:
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These skills are most commonly found in Security Officer 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 $54,593.
Sydney (46%), Melbourne (38%), Brisbane (15%), Gold Coast (1%)



Perth (76%), Melbourne (8%), Sydney (6%), Brisbane (5%) +2 others



Wilson Parking
Perth (32%), Melbourne (22%), Sydney (13%), Brisbane (9%) +5 others



Melbourne (42%), Albury (31%), Geelong (23%), Adelaide (3%)



G4S Custodial Services
Melbourne (70%), Sydney (21%), Brisbane (8%)



Last Updated November 20 2021
How many years does it take to become a Security Officer?
Most candidates undertake an average of 6 years Trades & Services prior to being appointed as a Security Officer.
Average Trades & Services required to become a Security Officer
Last updated November 25 2021
Most candidates have on average 7 years working experience prior to becoming a Security Officer.
Average Trades & Services required to become a Security Officer
Last updated November 25 2021
Where are Security Officer in Australia sourced from?
Security Officer are sourced from
these companies
MSS Security
Wilson Security
ACG Security
CAP Security Services
Security Officer are sourced in Australia are most likely to be sourced from these schools
Monash University
Murdoch University
RMIT University
Swinburne University of Technology
Last updated November 21 2021
Where are most Security Officer roles located in Australia?
Sydney 176 / 18%
Melbourne 149 / 15%
Perth 143 / 14%
Brisbane 131 / 13%
Gold Coast 73 / 7%
Last updated November 20 2021
Which locations in Australia pay the most for Security Officer?
Canberra ($78K)
Perth ($64K)
Hobart ($63K)
Sydney ($62K)
Melbourne ($60K)
Last updated November 20 2021