How much do security guards in Birmingham get paid?

Security guards in Birmingham earn

£9.95-12.66 per hour

Based on 46 employee reviews

Security guard salaries can range between £9.95-12.66 per hour in the Birmingham area. This data is based on quiz results from 46 employees who live in and around Birmingham.

What do top employers pay security guards?

How are people paid?

by the hour
an annual salary

Based on 46 employees

What contracts are people on?

44% report having zero hours contracts.
3% report having low hours contracts. (less than 16 hours)
9% report having part time contracts. (16-35 hours)
44% report having full time contracts. (more than 35 hours)

Based on 34 employees

What do security guards do?

Security guards have the job of keeping people and places safe.

They can work in all sorts of locations, including:

  • Corporate buildings
  • Hotels
  • Events
  • Shops
  • Airports

Other name for security guards are:

  • Security officers

This type of job might involve:

  • Watching CCTV
  • Protecting against theft
  • Managing crowd control
  • Signing visitors and workers in and out of a building
  • Monitoring entrances and exits
  • Patrolling the building
  • Responding to security alarms
  • Searching luggage and bags
  • Using scanning equipment

You may need to work night shifts, over weekends and on bank holidays.

If you want to apply for a security guard job, you might need the following:

To find out more, read our guide to the best security companies to work for.

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