From blockchain engineers to surgeons: Here are the 10 top-paying jobs in India in 2023

Jan 3, 2023

By: BI India Bureau


Healthcare is one of the highest-paying industries in India.The professionals are expected to earn between ₹10 -15 lakh per year. A general surgeon makes ₹ 13 lakh per annum on average compared to a general physician's ₹ 11 lakh per annum.

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Data scientist

Data is the new black gold and India, enroute to becoming the most populated country, has a treasure of data. For analysing data, a data scientist earns an average of ₹ 8.2 lakh per year, with salaries of over ₹ 5 lakh for freshers and ₹17.5 lakh for more seasoned professionals.

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Data engineer

A data engineer converts raw data into sizable bites for data scientists to understand. They earn an average of over ₹ 8 lakh per annum, with salaries of ₹4.6 lakh for freshers and almost ₹19 lakh per annum for experienced professionals.

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Cloud architect

A cloud architect is responsible for building a platform’s enterprise technology, i.e designing cloud computing solutions. They are expected to earn between ₹2 lakh to ₹4 lakh per annum.

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Software development engineers

Software development engineers build practical applications for daily use, often available on stores of different tech platforms. They earn between ₹1.5 lakh to ₹10 lakh per annum.

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Full-stack software developers

A full-stack developer is responsible for keeping a website running, solving its issues and managing its incoming data storage. Their expected salary bracket is ₹1.5 lakh to over ₹10 lakh per annum in India.

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Blockchain engineers

The demand for blockchain engineers has sprouted in the past years, as they are responsible for creating blockchains for businesses. The industry offers jobs with an average salary ranging between ₹5 lakh and ₹20 lakh per annum in India, depending on skills and experience.

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Chartered accountants

Chartered accountants analyse the risk of your investment portfolio and provide financial services for big transactions or companies. They can earn between ₹3 lakh and ₹8 lakh per annum while beginning their career in India.

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Aviation managers

Aviation managers are responsible for arranging flight schedules for airlines, and managing admin staff and flight crew. They can earn between ₹3 lakh to ₹8 lakh per annum in India. India is the third largest aviation market globally.

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Government officers

For Indian parents, government jobs have always been jobs of choice for their stable, lifelong income. Government officers can earn between ₹3 lakh to ₹8 lakh per annum depending on the department, rank and category.

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