How much do security officers in Portsmouth get paid?

Security officers in Portsmouth earn

£8.84–10.65 per hour

Based on 20 employee reviews

Security officer salaries can range between £8.84–10.65 per hour in the Portsmouth area. This data is based on survey results from 20 employees who live in an around Portsmouth.

What do top employers pay security officers?

Who are the worst security officer employers?

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

Recent security officer vacancies in Portsmouth

  1. Security Officer at Mitie posted 5 days ago
  2. Security officer posted 5 days ago
  3. Security Officer at G4S posted 4 days ago
  4. Security Officer at Mitie posted yesterday
  5. Security Officer posted 2 days ago
  6. Security Officer at Securitas posted 7 days ago
See all security officer vacancies in the Portsmouth area

What contracts are people on?

31% report having zero hours contracts
6% report having part time contracts (16-35 hours)
63% report having full time contracts (more than 35 hours)

Based on 16 employees

How are people paid?

By the hour 90% of people report they get paid by the hour

Based on 20 employees

What do security officers 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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