The average salary for a Security Officer in India is Rs 355,620.
MEDIAN Rs 355,620
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Rs 196k - Rs 790k
Rs 5k - Rs 98k
Rs 31 - Rs 278k
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Rs 202k - Rs 821k
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Job Description for Security Officer
Security officers are responsible for maintaining the overall security of a property. Security officers use many different tactics to prevent theft, vandalism, and damage to properties. They may patrol the property in a vehicle and may maintain records of who enters or leaves the property, either at a front desk or a front gate. They may keep track of signing visitors in and out and monitor incoming deliveries. Security officers generally assist with providing guests with information and directi…Read more
Security Officer 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.
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Pay by Experience Level for Security Officer
An entry-level Security Officer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of Rs 241,818 based on 61 salaries. An early career Security Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 285,812 based on 241 salaries. A mid-career Security Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 366,518 based on 225 salaries. An experienced Security Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 413,909 based on 177 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of Rs 597,520.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Security Officer in their job title in Pune, Maharashtra earn an average of 12.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chennai, Tamil Nadu (12.5% more) and Bangalore, Karnataka (4.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (10.2% less), Delhi, Delhi (1.6% less) and New Delhi, Delhi (0.5% less).
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