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Highest paying jobs in India: Find out which profession pays the most

Money is one of the most important aspects when choosing a career. And as all jobs do not pay the same, it is important to make the right choice while beginning a career. Here are the top 10 highest paying jobs in India.

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Management professionals| Entry level - Rs 3,00,000 | Mid-Career- Rs 25,00,000 | Experienced Rs 80,00,000 | These people are in charge of ensuring that the unique skills people bring to an organisation are used effectively to maximise profits of a company. These individuals need to work extremely hard at the entry level, but are paid extremely well once they gain some experience. (Image: Reuters)
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Management professionals| Entry level - Rs 3,00,000 | Mid-Career- Rs 25,00,000 | Experienced Rs 80,00,000 | These people are in charge of ensuring that the unique skills people bring to an organisation are used effectively to maximise profits of a company. These individuals need to work extremely hard at the entry level, but are paid extremely well once they gain some experience. (Image: Reuters)

Investment Bankers | Entry level – Rs 12,00,000 | Mid-Career – Rs 30,00,000 | Experienced – Rs 50,00,000+ | Investment bankers strike deals with companies to raise capital. They also handle mergers and acquisitions and give financial advice to companies. They are nicknamed “Money Men”. (Image: Reuters)
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Investment Bankers | Entry level – Rs 12,00,000 | Mid-Career – Rs 30,00,000 | Experienced – Rs 50,00,000+ | Investment bankers strike deals with companies to raise capital. They also handle mergers and acquisitions and give financial advice to companies. They are nicknamed “Money Men”. (Image: Reuters)

Chartered Accountants | Entry level – Rs 5,50,000 | Mid-Career – Rs 12,80,000 | Experienced – Rs 25,70,000 | Chartered Accountants deal with the financial health of a company or individual. To become a Chartered Account one needs to pass exams that are extremely tough. The exceptionally low pass rate of aspiring candidates from the ICAI substantiates their job prospects in the country. (Image: Reuters)
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Chartered Accountants | Entry level – Rs 5,50,000 | Mid-Career – Rs 12,80,000 | Experienced – Rs 25,70,000 | Chartered Accountants deal with the financial health of a company or individual. To become a Chartered Account one needs to pass exams that are extremely tough. The exceptionally low pass rate of aspiring candidates from the ICAI substantiates their job prospects in the country. (Image: Reuters)

Aviation Professionals | Commercial Pilot - Rs 20,00,000 | Helicopter pilot- Rs 18,00,000 | Aircraft maintenance engineer- Rs 9,80,000 | The aviation sector provides some of the most glamorous jobs in the industry. A strong understanding of physics and math is necessary, as well extensive training. The advancements in the sector ensure ample scope for flying high. (Image: Reuters)
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Aviation Professionals | Commercial Pilot - Rs 20,00,000 | Helicopter pilot- Rs 18,00,000 | Aircraft maintenance engineer- Rs 9,80,000 | The aviation sector provides some of the most glamorous jobs in the industry. A strong understanding of physics and math is necessary, as well extensive training. The advancements in the sector ensure ample scope for flying high. (Image: Reuters)

Law professionals | Corporate lawyers - Rs 6,10,000 | Senior attorney- Rs 9,50,000 | Interpreting and using the rule of the law to win arguments in favour of clients is a lucrative profession. The best lawyers earn several lakhs, even crores in certain cases. So much so that lawyers give up offers to become judges so that they can maintain their income as lawyers. Being a lawyer requires a high level of patience, formal education and communication skills. (Image: Reuters)
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Law professionals | Corporate lawyers - Rs 6,10,000 | Senior attorney- Rs 9,50,000 | Interpreting and using the rule of the law to win arguments in favour of clients is a lucrative profession. The best lawyers earn several lakhs, even crores in certain cases. So much so that lawyers give up offers to become judges so that they can maintain their income as lawyers. Being a lawyer requires a high level of patience, formal education and communication skills. (Image: Reuters)

Oil and Natural Gas Sector Professionals | Experienced – Rs 15-20 lakh with perks | This is one sector that makes immense profits considering the dependency of the modern economy on it. Geologists and marine engineers are professionals that are highly paid in this sector. (Image Reuters)
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Oil and Natural Gas Sector Professionals | Experienced – Rs 15-20 lakh with perks | This is one sector that makes immense profits considering the dependency of the modern economy on it. Geologists and marine engineers are professionals that are highly paid in this sector. (Image Reuters)

Business Analyst | 6,00,000 at the entry level | Analysts are needed to make sense of the rapidly changing business ecosystem. As investors across the world look to make the most of the capital they are investing, the skills of a business analysts are essential for organisations to analyse competition in the market. (Image: Reuters)
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Business Analyst | 6,00,000 at the entry level | Analysts are needed to make sense of the rapidly changing business ecosystem. As investors across the world look to make the most of the capital they are investing, the skills of a business analysts are essential for organisations to analyse competition in the market. (Image: Reuters)

Medical Professionals | General practice - Rs 4,80,000 | General Surgeon - Rs 8,10,000 | Medical doctor - Rs 17,00,000 | Medicine is one career that may never be affected by recession. The hard work and the long hours that go into becoming a reputable doctor ensure a handsome salary. (Image: Reuters)
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Medical Professionals | General practice - Rs 4,80,000 | General Surgeon - Rs 8,10,000 | Medical doctor - Rs 17,00,000 | Medicine is one career that may never be affected by recession. The hard work and the long hours that go into becoming a reputable doctor ensure a handsome salary. (Image: Reuters)

Marketing | Entry level- Rs 1,50,000 | Mid career- Rs 5,00,000 | Experienced- Rs 10,00,000+ | It is common knowledge that a business without a marketing team may not prosper. Marketing is considered an art and top-notch professionals can end up becoming CEOs of companies. (Image: Reuters)
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Marketing | Entry level- Rs 1,50,000 | Mid career- Rs 5,00,000 | Experienced- Rs 10,00,000+ | It is common knowledge that a business without a marketing team may not prosper. Marketing is considered an art and top-notch professionals can end up becoming CEOs of companies. (Image: Reuters)

IT and Software Engineers | Entry level- Rs 3,50,000| Mid Career- Rs 8,30,000 | Experienced- Rs 15,50,000 | “Data is the new oil” is the latest adage, and software is a lifeline to the digital world. Professionals who deal with the design, implementation and even maintenance of softwares are always in high demand. This profession goes through constant innovations that keep software professionals on their toes. (Image: Reuters)
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IT and Software Engineers | Entry level- Rs 3,50,000| Mid Career- Rs 8,30,000 | Experienced- Rs 15,50,000 | “Data is the new oil” is the latest adage, and software is a lifeline to the digital world. Professionals who deal with the design, implementation and even maintenance of softwares are always in high demand. This profession goes through constant innovations that keep software professionals on their toes. (Image: Reuters)

First Published on Mar 16, 2018 07:36 am
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