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Average Security Guard Salary in India

₹171,808
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
₹9,971
Bonus
₹35,000
Commission
₹12,136
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Security Guard in India is ₹171,808.
10%
₹101k
MEDIAN
₹172k
90%
₹305k
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₹101k - ₹305k
Bonus
₹2k - ₹35k
Profit Sharing
₹97 - ₹129k
Commission
₹1k - ₹204k
Total Pay
₹97k - ₹393k
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What Do Security Guards Do?

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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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Security Guards?

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 ₹154,050 based on 153 salaries. An early career Security Guard with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹160,112 based on 1,081 salaries. A mid-career Security Guard with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹179,395 based on 329 salaries. An experienced Security Guard with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹208,021 based on 127 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of ₹239,929.
Employees with Security Guard in their job title in Mumbai, Maharashtra earn an average of 21.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Pune, Maharashtra (8.3% more) and New Delhi, Delhi (8.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Kolkata, West Bengal (24.2% less), Bangalore, Karnataka (9.7% less) and Delhi, Delhi (8.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,758 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.7%
Early Career
61.5%
Mid Career
18.7%
Experienced
7.2%
Late Career
3.9%