How much do security guards in Sheffield get paid?

Security guards in Sheffield earn

£8.75–12.85 per hour

Based on 18 employee reviews

Security guard salaries can range between £8.75–12.85 per hour in the Sheffield area. This data is based on survey results from 18 employees who live in an around Sheffield.

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 Sheffield

  1. Security Guard at Sodexo posted 5 days ago
  2. Security Guard at Sodexo posted 6 days ago
  3. Security Officer at Corps Security posted 5 days ago
  4. Security Officer posted 7 days ago
  5. Security Officer at Mitie posted 5 days ago
  6. Security Officer at G4S posted 5 days ago
See all security guard vacancies in the Sheffield area

What contracts are people on?

43%
zero hours
57%
full time

Based on 14 employees

How are people paid?

78%
by the hour
22%
an annual salary

Based on 18 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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