Security Officer Salary

The average salary for a Security Officer in the UK is:


Job profile for a Security Officer

Responsible for checking and logging of incoming and outgoing lorries. Issuing of time cards to staff Booking in of livestock and looking after them whilst held on site Answering incoming phone calls Dealing with enquiries Conflict management and control Securing site from unauthorised access Monitoring and responding to alarm systems Monitoring of fridges, trailers and stock temperatures Administrative duties

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Security Officer Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £15,211.

The average salary in 2009 was £22,914, based on 13 respondents (a difference of 51% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £17,874, based on 28 respondents (a difference of -28% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £22,574, based on 29 respondents (a difference of 26% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £22,302, based on 17 respondents (a difference of -1% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Security Officer based on all salary survey responses is: £21,000

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Security Officer is £10.98.

Assorted Security Officer Salary Information

£18,500South West28-March-17
£25,000South West19-February-15
£27,000South East28-January-14
£20,000South East10-July-13
Chart to the right shows ten most recent raw datapoints. Outlying points may be discarded.
Graph of Security Officer salary data

Security Officer Salary By UK Region

These figures use non-job specific statistical weighting from our salary data pool and also include for comparison the salaries for a Security Officer job in US Dollars based on a recent exchante rate (last rate update 02/05/2013 with a pound to dollar exchange rate 1.56) for comparisons for our international visitors
Salary US Dollars Region
£19322 $30142.32 North West
£23933 $37335.48 London
£17565 $27401.4 Yorkshire and North East
£19102 $29799.12 South West
£22615 $35279.4 South East
£18663 $29114.28 Scotland
£19761 $30827.16 Northern Ireland
£18444 $28772.64 Wales
£20420 $31855.2 Midlands
£18224 $28429.44 East of England

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Security Officer, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £16,467 for a worker in their 20s, £21,517 (30s), £25,469 (40s) and £25,469 (50s).
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The average salary figure above for a Security Officer is considered highly likely to be representative of the UK market average due to the high number of respondents who had this exact job title.

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