5 Most High Paying Jobs In India For The Future

With the growth of Indian Economy now it is possible to get high salaries. Every one is seeking for better living standards. So while deciding on the career path every candidate look for the most lucrative one. In this article you will find 5 such most high paying jobs for freshers in demand in future.

Aditya Sharma Co-Founder HiCounselor, Ex-Deloitte, PwC Tech Consultant

High paying jobs are in demand for the future. Whenever you think about your dream job the main factors for deciding that can be your passion and interest in that particular field also, salary offered. People are attracted towards a field which is high paying and comes with many perks. So if you want to find out more about 5 most high paying jobs for freshers in India, then keep on reading.



    • How much do they earn?:
      Salary of Project Managers in Information Technology is between Rs 6 LPA to Rs 25 LPA.
    • What do they do?
      Project Manager is accountable for success or failure of a project. A PM is responsible for planning, execution and successful closing of a project.
    • What background is required?
      There are Project Managers in every industry like there are PMs in Automobile companies, software companies, logistics, healthcare companies etc. So, you need to have three things:
      1. Engineering Degree like B.E. or B.Tech. in related industry
      2. PMP certification or Scrum Master Certification
      3. Few companies ask for MBA Degree as well
    • What are the targeted companies?
      Project Manager jobs are available in every industry, so you can target any company in your area of expertise. For example, if you are a mechanical engineer then you can target automobile companies like Hero, Maruti, Tata, Honda etc.

    • How much do they earn? Average salary of a consultant is Rs 15 LPA to Rs 45 LPA.
    • What do they do?
      Management consultants help companies grow their business by solving their problems and introducing efficient business processes.
    • What background is required?
      You need to have an MBA degree to become a Management Consultant.
    • What are the targeted companies?
      1. McKinsey & Company
      2. Bain Consulting India Pvt Ltd
      3. Boston Consulting Group
      4. Deloitte
      5. PwC
      6. KPMG
      7. EY
      8. Tata Strategic Management Group
      9. AT Kearney
      10. Accenture

    • How much do they earn?
      Starting salary is very high approximately Rs 25 LPA to Rs 44 LPA.
    • What do they do?
      Product Managers define the entire journey of a product including planning, development and launch. They set the product vision and strategy and lead cross-functional teams.
    • What background is required?
      It requires both Engineering Degree like B.E./B.Tech. and MBA. Few companies also offer Product Management job to very experienced Software Engineers usually with 5-10 years of experience.
    • What are the targeted companies?
      Product companies like Google, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, Uber, Flipkart, Expedia, Intuit, Visa, Oracle, Dell, Walmart.

    • How much do they earn?
      Rs 15 LPA to Rs 50 LPA is an investment banker's average income.
    • What do they do?
      Investment bankers help their clients manage investments, allocate resources, provide financial advisory services and assist them with Merger and acquisition activity.
    • What background is required?
      MBA in Finance is the general requirement.
    • What are the targeted companies?
      1. JP Morgan Chase
      2. Goldman Sachs
      3. Bank of America Merrill Lynch
      4. Morgan Stanley
      5. Citigroup
      6. Deutsche Bank
      7. Credit Suisse
      8. Barclays Capital
      9. UBS
      10. Wells Fargo
      11. HSBC Holdings
      12. Accenture

    • How much do they earn?
      For entry level position in companies like TCS , Infosys, Capgemini , you get between Rs 2.5 to 4 lac. But for companies like Google, Facebook and Microsoft, salary of an entry level software developer is above Rs 10 lac. But again you have to work really hard to get into these companies. People with more than 10years of experience, they get Rs 40 Lac+.
    • What do they do?
      Software engineers use knowledge of coding and programming languages to develop software products like mobile apps, games, cloud based platforms etc.
    • What background is required?
      To become a Software Engineer, most common path is Computer Science Engineering or Information Technology Engineering. But even If you don’t have CSE or IT background, you can always learn coding and programming language to get Software Engineer job.
    • What are the targeted companies?
      1. IT Companies
      2. Product Companies 
      3. Banks