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Door supervisor Average UK Salary & Prospects

Door supervisors enforce the entry policy in venues like pubs, bars and nightclubs and look after the safety of the people inside.

  • Lock doors and gates of entrances and exits to secure buildings.
  • Answer alarms and investigate disturbances.
  • Monitor and authorize entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and other persons to guard against theft and maintain security of premises.
  • Write reports of daily activities and irregularities, such as equipment or property damage, theft,
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Door supervisors typically work around 33 to 35 hours per week.

As a Door supervisor you will typically work evenings / weekends / bank holidays.

This occupation tends to be:

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* from ONETonline
Average salary
26,001 GBP *
per year
* data taken from the Office of National Statistics (ons.gov.uk)
Average salary for Door supervisor

Women make 5% more than Men
19% of Door supervisor are Women
  • 25,799 GBP
  • 27,071 GBP
Average salary for part-time Door supervisor
Average salary for full-time Door supervisor

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Pay over time for Door supervisor

Pay for this role has increased over time
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Future outlook for Door supervisors

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Very good outlook
107 000+ jobs available
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Balanced outlook
3% yearly wage growth (on average)
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Balanced outlook
57% chance of automation in the future

Door supervisor - Your future job?


Which qualifications do I need?

Find out what you need to know in order to become a Door supervisor and the highest average level of education for people in this role.

In terms of people already doing this job:

  • 67% of people in this role have a Master's degree
  • 24% of people in this role have a Bachelor's degree
  • 8% of people in this role have some postgraduate study, but not a masters or doctorate

You'll need to do the Level 2 Award for working as a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry, to get a front line licence, which is issued by the Security Industry Authority.

You'll need to complete 4 training modules and pass the exams. Modules include:

  • working within the private security industry
  • door supervisor specialist
  • conflict management
  • physical intervention skills

Get the right qualification to begin your journey to becoming a Door supervisor

Public Safety & Security

Things to highlight for your Door supervisor interview

Integrity Job requires being honest and ethical. Concern for Others Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job. Dependability Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations. Leadership Job requires a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction. Self Control Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.

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