Average Security Guard Salary in India

Rs 161,178
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Rs 9,805
Rs 12,000
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The average salary for a Security Guard in India is Rs 161,178.
Rs 98k
Rs 161k
Rs 298k
MEDIAN Rs 161,178
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Rs 98k - Rs 298k
Rs 2k - Rs 25k
Profit Sharing
Rs 194 - Rs 122k
Rs 7 - Rs 199k
Total Pay
Rs 93k - Rs 351k

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Job Description for Security Guard

Security Guard Tasks
  • Guard and monitor premises to prevent theft, property destruction, violence or rules and safety violations.
  • Perform fire prevention, safety and maintenance tasks and parking/traffic enforcement.
  • Greet incoming guests and tenants, providing information regarding the site and surrounding area as requested by visitors.
  • Respond to alarms and emergency situations.
  • Make periodic tours to check for irregularities and to inspect protection devices and fire control equipment.

Popular Employer Salaries for Security Guard

Career Paths

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Security Guard
Security Supervisor
Security Officer
Security Officer/Guard
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Pay by Experience Level for Security Guard

An entry-level Security Guard with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of Rs 150,614 based on 156 salaries. An early career Security Guard with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 152,245 based on 1,062 salaries. A mid-career Security Guard with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 170,315 based on 327 salaries. An experienced Security Guard with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 204,024 based on 129 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of Rs 239,916.
Employees with Security Guard in their job title in Mumbai, Maharashtra earn an average of 28.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Pune, Maharashtra (20.7% more) and New Delhi, Delhi (12.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Kolkata, West Bengal (22.9% less) and Delhi, Delhi (7.0% less).

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