How much do security guards in Birmingham get paid?

Security guards in Birmingham earn

£8.26–10.29 per hour

Based on 35 employee reviews

Security guard salaries can range between £8.26–10.29 per hour in the Birmingham area. This data is based on survey results from 35 employees who live in an around Birmingham.

What do top employers pay security guards?

Who are the worst security guard employers?

  1. Cordant Services
    4.5
  2. B&M
    4.6
  3. Corps Security
    5.0

Recent security guard vacancies in Birmingham

  1. Static Security Guard posted 5 days ago
  2. SIA Badged Security Guards posted 3 days ago
  3. Security Officer at Mitie posted yesterday
  4. Security Officer at Mitie posted yesterday
  5. Security Officer at G4S posted 10 days ago
  6. Security Officer at G4S posted 3 days ago
See all security guard vacancies in the Birmingham area

What contracts are people on?

Full time 83% report having full time contracts (more than 35 hours)

Based on 29 employees

How are people paid?

By the hour 91% of people report they get paid by the hour

Based on 35 employees

What do security guards employees 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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