In India, the average per capita income (nominal) is around INR 1.3 lakh (USD 1950) which is quite low as compared to other developed nations. India per capita income holds the rank at 112th position out of 164 countries in the world.
However, we can understand the prevailing situation of India that how much it is difficult to earn an attractive salary. But in India, there are some of the most demanding profession which can pay you more than expectations. If you are looking for a new job or thinking about a career change then you can opt one of these professions for highest paid salary. Times Graduates list down here the current Top highest paying professions in India.
Top highest paying professions in India.
Software & IT Professionals
Top-Tier IT companies in India pays attractive salary to their employees. Demanding positions Software Developer, SAP Consultant, Data Analyst and Information Security Analyst are high earning professions in IT Companies. Major IT companies like Infosys, TCS, IBM, Wipro etc. are always hiring these professionals with sound knowledge and experience in this field, with attractive salary. As per Payscale.com research, the average median salary of Senior Software & IT Professionals is INR 9.5 lakhs. A highly experienced Sr. Software Engineer with more than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average of $2,358,000 based on 7 salaries.
India is highly populated country and with a large number of patients. Due to lack of doctors in India, Medical Professionals earnings are very high. As per payscale.com, the average median salary of physician/doctor, internal medicine in Top-tier cities is INR 16.5 lakhs (National average is above INR 4.3 lakhs). To start a career in medical field is a lucrative option but its needs very hard work and dedication in studies. A highly experienced Physician / Doctor, Internal Medicine with more than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average of $2,397,000 based on 15 salaries.
The highest paying skills associated with this job are Budget Analysis, Cost Management, Cost Evaluation and Auditing, Financial Advisor, Strategic Accounts Management, and Accounting. As per payscale.com, the average median salary of an experienced chartered accountant is INR 9.8 lakhs (National average is above INR 7.7 lakhs). A highly experienced Chartered Accountant with more than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average of $1,780,000 based on 42 salaries.
Every organization needs marketing professionals for boosting the sale of the product and services. The skills that increase salary for this job are Strategic Marketing, Product Branding, Marketing Management, Business Analysis, and Business Development. As per payscale.com, the average median salary of experienced Marketing professionals is INR 10.7 lakhs (National average is above INR 6.9 lakhs). A highly experienced Marketing Manager with more than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average of $994,000 based on 90 salaries.
A skill in Engineering Design can pay you attractive salary into this field. However, the salary may vary depends on the infrastructure growth of the country/cities/states or development of the nation. As per payscale.com, the average median salary of experienced Civil Engineer is INR 7.5 lakhs (National average is above INR 5.8 lakhs). A highly experienced Civil Engineer with more than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average of $1,495,000 based on 31 salaries.