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Security Guard Salary in Canada

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Security Guard Salary in Canada

In Canada, the median wage for security guards is $17/hr.

Security guard salary in Canada

In 2020, security guards reported higher salaries in Nunavut

SECURITY GUARDS AND RELATED SECURITY SERVICE OCCUPATIONS (NOC 6541)
2020 Wages ($/hour)
Province/Territory Low Median High
Canada 13.7 17 26.8
Newfoundland and Labrador 12.15 15 23
Prince Edward Island 12.85 14 24
Nova Scotia 12.55 14 22.86
New Brunswick 11.7 14 23.67
Quebec 15 18 25
Ontario 14.25 16 26.8
Manitoba 12.5 15.25 24.85
Saskatchewan 13 16 27.6
Alberta 15 18.75 29.93
British Columbia 14.6 17 32
Yukon Territory N/A N/A N/A
Northwest Territories 16 20 23
Nunavut 16 27.47 44.56
Source: Job Bank. Dec 2020

Job Prospects in Canada

Labour demand and labour supply projections (2019-2021)
Newfoundland and Labrador Fair
Prince Edward Island Fair
Nova Scotia Fair
New Brunswick Fair
Québec Fair
Ontario Fair
Manitoba Fair
Saskatchewan Fair
Alberta Limited
British Columbia Fair
Yukon Fair
Northwest Territories Fair
Nunavut Fair
Source: Job Bank. Dec 2020

Security guards reported higher wages in the Northwest Territories in 2017.

SECURITY GUARDS AND RELATED SECURITY SERVICE OCCUPATIONS (NOC 6541-C)
 2017 Wages ($/hr)
Province/Territory Low Median High
Canada 11.25 15 25
Northwest Territories 12.5 22.6 49.75
Nunavut 13 24.8 45.88
Yukon 13.19 24.88 39.08
Alberta 14 18 25.93
Saskatchewan 12.75 15.81 25.81
Ontario 14 14 25.3
British Columbia 11.35 14.28 24.04
Québec 12 17 24
Prince Edward Island 11.25 13.2 23.8
Manitoba 11.3 14 23.4
New Brunswick 11 13.5 21.89
Newfoundland and Labrador 12 14.5 21
Nova Scotia 10.85 12.5 19.17
Source: Job Bank. September 2017*

In Canada de median wage for security guards was $15/hr. in 2016.

In 2016, security guards had higher wages in the Northwest Territories.

SECURITY GUARDS AND RELATED SECURITY SERVICE OCCUPATIONS (NOC 6541-C)
 2016 Wages ($/hr)
Province/Territory Low Median High
Canada 11 15 25
Northwest Territories 12.5 22.6 49.75
Nunavut 13 24.8 45.88
Yukon 13.19 24.88 39.08
Saskatchewan 12.75 16 27.43
Alberta 13 17.75 26
Ontario 11.4 13.75 26
New Brunswick 10.65 13 25.48
Newfoundland & Labrador 11 15 25.48
British Columbia 10.85 14.95 25
Prince Edward Island 11 13.1 23
Québec 11.96 16.55 23
Manitoba 11 13.5 22
Nova Scotia 10.7 12.75 21.68
Source: Job Bank. November 2016*

*Wages are reviewed and updated on the Job Bank Web site on an annual basis.

Licensing

This occupation is not regulated in Canada. This means that you are not required to be registered with one of the provincial or territorial regulatory bodies to be authorized to practise this occupation in Canada.

SECURITY GUARD SALARY IN CANADA (2017)


SECURITY GUARD SALARY IN CANADA (2016)


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