Security Guard Salary

The average Security Guard salary in UK is £19,899.24

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Security Guard Job Description Summary

What does a Security Guard earn?

On average, security guards earn around £19,899.24 per year in the UK. Security guards ensure that premises, valuables, and people are safe. They patrol the property and use surveillance equipment to monitor buildings and access points. Security guards can work in all types of premises, including shopping centres, factories, and offices.

How to earn more as a Security Guard

To become a security guard, you can do a course run by a private security training company or complete training approved by the Security Industry Authority. To earn more as a security guard, you can work towards a supervisory role or gain experience to become a chief security officer. With further training, you can go into security management or train other people in the profession.

Average Salary: £19,899.24

Min: £18,200.00 Max: £27,741.00

Average Security Guard Salary in UK: £19,899.24

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Salary by Region

Compare Security Guard salaries across different regions

Region Salary
Scotland £21,002.68
Wales £19,253.49
Northern Ireland £19,797.76
East Midlands £19,603.00
Eastern £19,467.96
London £22,587.48
North East £19,411.93
North West £19,284.44
South East £19,757.96
South West £19,425.35
West Midlands £19,593.20
Yorkshire and the Humber £19,520.08