How to Become a Security Officer?

Are you thinking of becoming a Security Officer or already started your career and planning the next step? Learn how to become a Security Officer, what skills you need to succeed, how to advance your career and get promoted, and what levels of pay to expect at each step on your career path. Explore new Security Officer job openings and options for career transitions into related roles.

Security Officer Career Path

Security Officer

Alias: Security Officer II, Associate Security Officer...(3)
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2 - 4Years of Experience
HK$100K - HK$390K /yrAvg. Annual Salary
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Senior Security Officer

Alias: Security Officer Supervisor, Mid-Level Security Officer...(3)
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2 - 4Years of Experience
Not Enough Salary Reports
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Lead Security Officer

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5 - 7Years of Experience
Not Enough Salary Reports
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Salary Trajectory

Security Officer Career Path

Summer Security Officer
Security Officer
Assistant Manager of Security
Senior Security Officer
Security Officer Manager
Lead Security Officer
Director of Security
Chief Security Officer
HK$0
HK$86K
HK$172K
HK$258K
HK$430K

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Important Skill Sets for the Security Officer Career Path

Excellent Communication
Computer Literate
Written Communication
CPR First Aid

Related careers in the Military & Protective Services Industry

Interested in other Military & Protective Services careers? Below are occupations that have high affinity with Security Officer skills. Discover some of the most common Security Officer career transitions, along with skills overlap.

Police Officer
25% skills overlap
9% transitioned to Police Officer