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The Highest Paying Jobs In India In 2019

| Published on December 8, 2018

For all those graduating this year, there is a big question that clouds the mind that what are the best and highest paying jobs in India. As per the current times and the demands of the market, here is a list of top 10 highest paying jobs in India in 2019, these may vary with times, but on a general outlook these jobs currently offer the best pay packages for employees

Management Jobs:

The top B schools like IIM, IIT, XLRIs, FMS, IIFT, and Symbiosis still stand out when it comes to campus placement and most offers range from Rs 20-24 lakh per annum package. Financial services and management consulting companies are the top recruiters. Other than campus placement, the minimum salary packages vary from Rs7-9 lakhs annually.

Investment Jobs:

The investment bankers do not deal with many changes in their field of work and usually between 5 levels including analyst, AVP, director and MD, their salaries start from Rs 7-13 lakhs and go up to Rs 40 lakh for a VP level. JP Morgan Chase, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, and Goldman Sachs are some of the most relevant employers of this talent line.

Business Analyst:

It takes a lot to be a business analyst, from knowing numbers and figures to being open to technology learning, they have to be on their toes to understand market standards and then provide the best known for running a business. An entry level could earn anywhere between Rs6-8 lakhs and with the package going up to Rs 25 lakhs for an experienced person.

Chartered Accountant:

Charted Accountancy makes for one of the most in-demand jobs in India. There is always a need for smart business and accountancy talent and an accountant at the entry level can start with Rs 5.5 lakhs and go up to Rs 25 lakhs and more as he gains experience.

Software Engineering Jobs:

This job category has always managed to earn a handsome package. And as Indian companies are now moving towards product development, top-level software professionals will be in demand. The software engineers earn anywhere from Rs 5 lakh to Rs 15 lakh depending on their knowledge and experience.

Aviation Jobs:

A commercial pilot is not only a highly demanded job given the fact that there are many airlines operating in India, but it also yields great pay packages. A commercial pilot can earn anywhere between Rs 18 lakh to Rs 20 lakh as a starting salary and even an aircraft maintenance engineer ends up getting a package of up to Rs 10 lakh.

Legal Service:

A career is legal services always makes for a lucrative option. Many lawyers earn a one-time fee for a case, which is equivalent to the annual package of others.

Oil & Natural Gas Sector:

Since this is a specialized job sector, experienced professionals earn anywhere between Rs 15-25 lakhs easily.


Marketing jobs have always been on the list when it comes to highest paying jobs in India and the way today market scenarios are, these jobs will always be in demand. From on ground marketing to social media marketing, the need for marketers is huge and hence they can expect salary packages from Rs 5 lakhs to Rs 35 lakhs depending upon their knowledge and experience.

Animation and App Developers:

New games, new apps, animated videos on social media are clouding the marketing scene like anything and hence the demand for those who are experts in this field is going to be high. Salary packages in this field range from Rs 8 lakhs to Rs 25 lakhs.

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