[LATEST] 21+ Highest Salary Paying Jobs In India 2020

Complete details about the highest paid jobs in India 2020 before choosing a career. Today there is a lot of jobs with high salary in India other than engineering & doctor.

Highest Salary Paying Jobs In India – 2020

It is a high time to create your own road map before you travel. Similarly, without no planning, you are too much ahead of your dream highest paying jobs. So plan it wisely how to choose a rightmost paid and passionate career option after 12th because it will design your dream future.

Yes! in today’s life, money is one of the important aspects which gives you motivate but Is honest to yourself that money is not the only factors there are also a lot of factors are available. Here you can get checklist(in no particular order)of 21+highest salary paying jobs in India in science commerce and arts stream.

♦Note: Salary of every industry depends on the employee’s skill and experience totally. Different industry pays a different highest salary and also every career has the potential to earn money in lakhs and even more.  In spite of that, you can get a clear idea about the new highest salary jobs in India in future in the below checklist.

Do you love to play or watch sports?
Want to get a job with a demand future growth along with sports?
If answer is yes ! Know details about SPORTS MANAGEMENT as a Career in below.
This is a 22 th options in the below list.

Let’s Begin – Most Salaries Paid Jobs In India

There is so many students who think about their career after 12th but it is a big mistake because you should think about your future before 12th so you can plan your life with your own interest and passion.

After 10th you have to choose science ,commerce or arts stream according to your interest.Therefore,  here is the list of top paid jobs in science field , commerce field and arts stream.

Highest paid jobs in India in science field. 

1.Actuarial Science : 

Actuarial science is the discipline where you applies mathematical and statistical methods to assess risk in insurance, finance and other industries and professions. Generally, actuaries apply rigorous mathematics to model matters of uncertainty. It is one of the highest salary jobs in India per month.

Require Skills

Here you required the skill of mathematics, analytical creative skills, financial modelling, risk management and pricing.

Educational Road Map :

The Institute of Actuaries of India (IAI) regulates the education & training of actuaries in India. After 12th you have to seat on ACET exam ( Actuarial Common entrance test).  Students become a member of IAI by clearing the ACET. After as a member you need to pass all actuarial exams (15 of them!) and have 3 years of practical work experience to become an actuary.

According to payscale data average salary is between 9 to 10 lakhs per annum. (Salary even more if you are expert in that field.)

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2.Data Scientist : 

This is a new genre of analytical data experts who have skill to solve complex problems. They are expected to understand business problems, design a data analysis strategy , collect and format the data.

Actually they are dealing with big data using the scientific method. Now it is the era of information. so that there is no doubt in now and in future data scientist plays a big role in our society. They are gathering and analyzing structured and unstructured data. It is also one of the highest paid jobs in India in science field.

Require Skills

Data visualization , machine learning , coding  and statistical application are key skill to become a data scientist.

Educational Road Map :

Infield just keep in mind, however, that 73% of the professionals working in the industry have a graduate degree and 38% have a PhD. If your goal is an advanced leadership position, you will have to earn either a master’s degree or doctorate degree.

General tips to become a data scientist.

  1. Earn a bachelor’s degree in IT, computer science, math, physics, or another related field;
    2. Earn a master’s degree in data or related field;
    3.Gain experience in the field you intend to work in (ex: healthcare, physics, business).

As an average salary of data scientist in India is 7 lakhs to 8 lakhs per annum.(source : payscale)

3.Cyber Security : 

Cybersecurity is protecting computer systems, software from damaging. It essentially protects online data from being breached. The professional can be employed by banks, retailers, and even government offices.  A candidate can work as a security specialist, security manager, cryptographer, forensic expert and other related areas.

Require Skills

Some skills like malware analysis , security analysis ,programming is needed.

Educational Road Map :

An aspirant candidate must have a four-year undergraduate degree in cybersecurity or IT(information technology) or computer science.  And two years of experience of cybersecurity-related duties.

An average salary of cybersecurity expert is 6-8 lakhs per annum.

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4.Ethical Hacker: 

Ethical hacking involves using the same tools and techniques as hackers to identify loopholes and system vulnerabilities with an organisation. Certified ethical hackers infiltrate the electronic and computer security systems to find and correct flaws

Required Skills

He or she must need to have prior knowledge of networking, database programming and server-side programming

Educational Road Map :

There are many academic diploma and certification program.  If a candidate is interested in ethical hacking he must complete a certificate course on the same. Most of the advanced certified ethical hacking programs require you to have a relevant Degree or Diploma (Computer Science, Information Technology, Networking etc)

As an average salary of certified ethical hacker is around 4-6 lakhs.

5.Artificial Intelligence : 

AI helps to make machines intelligent and machine learning is a subset of Artificial intelligence. AI experts are employed by many companies that operated in the virtual space like online shopping, app, cabs and so more. We all know the day by day technology is more improved and in that era of technology  AI expert is one of the jobs of high salary globally  not only in India

Require Skills

An aspirant candidate must have an extraordinary skill of computer and programming and have a good understanding of algorithms.

Educational Road Map :

You can join a course in machine learning. You have to understand machine intelligence. After complete course you also need  to have practical experience to become an AI expert

An average salary of AI experts is 8 to 10 lakhs per annum.

6.Commercial Pilot : 

We all know what is a pilot. But if you have a student pilot license and then private pilot license then you can get a commercial pilot license. So to become a commercial pilot you want a dedication to your dream of flying.

Educational Road Map :

First of all, you need a student pilot license then obtain the PPL (Private Pilot License) and after that, he can easily get the CPL (Commercial Pilot License).

The process of licensing is not an easy one. A candidate is required to pass the rigorous physical as well as a written test to get the license.


candidate can become a commercial pilot by joining the flying branch of NDA or CDS. For this, a candidate is required to qualify the competitive entrance exam on an all India level. The exams are conducted by UPSC (Union Public Service Commission)

An average salary of a commercial pilot is too high, it is near about 17-18 lakhs per annum initially. (source: payscale) so It is one of the highest salary jobs in India per month.

7.Highest Paying Engineering Jobs : 

Yes, engineering is also one of the highest paying jobs in India for fresher. Some of the demanding engineering branches are given below. But Alert!! an only skilful engineer can get a good amount package but without skill, you can’t get a job or become unemployed.

Top Paid Engineering

7+1 . Big Data Engineer  

It follows from the title the data engineering is associated with data, namely, their delivery, storage, and processing. Accordingly, the main task of engineers is to provide a reliable infrastructure for data. There is some basic difference between a data scientist and data engineer. In the below there a clear answer is given at the section of FAQ( frequently asked questions)

An average salary of a data engineer is near about 7-9 lakhs per annum.

7+2 . Petroleum Engineer  

The main role of petroleum engineers to evaluate oil and gas reservoirs to determine their profitability. They examine the geology of future drilling sites to plan the safest and most efficient method of drilling and recovering oil. They manage the maintenance, installation and operation of various equipment. And also manage the completion of wells. It is one of the highest paying engineering jobs in India.

An average salary is given to petroleum engineer 8-9 lakhs per annum.

7+3 . Nuclear Engineer  

The main role of petroleum engineers to evaluate oil and gas reservoirs to determine their profitability. They examine the geology of future drilling sites to plan the safest and most efficient method of drilling and recovering oil. They manage the maintenance, installation and operation of various equipment. And also manage the completion of wells. It is one of the highest paying engineering jobs in India.

An average salary is given to petroleum engineer 8-9 lakhs per annum.

7+4 . Aeronautical Engineer  

This is a specialized branch of engineering that involves studying, designing, construction, science of aeroplanes and other spacecraft. It includes subjects like fluid dynamics, materiel science, propulsion and structural analysis.

Average salary is 35000 to 1 lakhs per annum .(source : quora)

7+5 . Bio-Medical Engineer   

Biomedical engineering provides support health care structure to create biomedical various equipment. They train clinicians and other personnel on the proper use of equipment.

Average salary is near about 4-5 lakhs per annum. After gaining experience salary will increase.

7+6 . Chemical Engineer  

The chemical engineer actually uses a various chemical substance to turn raw material into usable products like medicine, petrochemical products and more.

Average Salary of a chemical engineer is 4-5 lakhs per annum. (source: glassdoor, payscale )

7+7. Environmental Engineer  

It is also another branch of engineering. Here the engineers make a plan to reduce various waste like e-waste and protect the environment using technology.

The average salary of an environmental engineer is 4-6 lakhs per annum . ( source: payscale, glassdoor)

7+8.  Computer Science Engineer   

It is the most promising and lucrative career option in future. Initially, it gives more handsome salary package and in future, it is also demanding. It includes software engineer, web developer, app developer and many more. It is another highest paying jobs in India.

Average salary of computer engineer is 8-10 lakhs per annum.

Educational Road Map for Engineer.

To become an engineer you must have science with physics, chemistry and mathematics in 12th. You also need good knowledge and marks in maths, physics to secure a better college in the joint entrance to get a good college.

And also you have to appear on various engineering exams like JEE main , JEE advance , WBJEE etc.

If you are in a renowned college such as IIT, NIT etc. then your salary is higher with respect to others. (excluding some exception).

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16. Highest Paying IT jobs in India : 

IT (informational technology) is one of the big industry and most paid jobs in India. If you have proper skill then your salary is too high. Actually you need to learn various computer language python, HTML, java. Computer science engineer is also similar to that industry.

Educational Road Map .

You can join an undergraduate course in IT or computer science after 12th. And also you can do BCA or MCA in India.

An average salary of IT jobs is 8 – 10 lakhs per annum and it is also high demand jobs with high salary in India.

17. Doctor : 

There is no doubt that the doctor is always a great profession if you are passionate about it. And also it is a great social service area. so choosing a doctor is not only jobs of high salary in India but also it is prestigious at everywhere.

Educational Road Map .

An aspirant must have science stream with Biology, physics and chemistry in 12. After that, it needs to seat entrance exam such as AIIMS to get college where you get a degree of MBBS or others related to doctor.

Actually there is no limit of income if you are a doctor but an average earning is 8 -10 lakhs per annum.

If you want to become a doctor, please help the poor to give them free treatment after becoming a doctor.

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Others Jobs of High Salary in India. 

Here we shall categorize other high salary jobs in India into two-part. 1. Other top Paid glamorous jobs with high salary in India  (2) Most paid jobs in India for commerce students.

 Ā . Other top Paid glamorous jobs with high salary in India. 

18. Business Analyst : 

A business analyst analyzes an organisation or business and they also understand the business better. He is the who plays the role of a bridge between the business team and technical services. Every BA’S works with the client to better understand their needs and sometimes BA’S has to make understand to the client a clear picture of the requirement.

Require Skills

They need to have the skill of good communication, a good listener,  leading quality, nice presentation skill, proper time management skills etc.

Educational Road Map :

  1. Get an undergraduate degree in business administration, finance, or accounting or engineering.
  2. Gain work experience(optional)
  3. Earn a Master’s degree or obtain an advanced certificate
  4. Get into a real-world to experience and work.

An average salary of business salary is 7 -8 lakhs initially but after a standard experience salary increases more.

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19. Management Profession : 

19+1 : Human Resource Manager 

There is a significant role of human resource managers behind every successful business. Because they understand human resources and utilize properly for business. so human resource managers should be aware of every department of an organisation. It is designed to maximize employee performance in the service of an employer’s strategic objectives

The average salary of an HR manager is 7-10 lakhs per annum.

19+2 : General Manager 

In general, they are the leader. They give direction to the organization . A skilful general manager is ‘always in demand’.
They are overseeing daily business activities, managing budget, improving overall business growth, developing various strategy and plans with creating policies.

Average salary is too high! A general manager can get 20-21 lakhs per annum.

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22 . Sports Management 

There are still so many people who do not know about sports management clearly. If you love sports then it is the best option to mix up your career but that does not mean to become a sports manager you must play extraordinary sports.

Sports management is a unique good career option for those who love sports.(not necessary a good sports player)

Require Skills

To become a sports manager you need a skill of flexibility, communication skills, analytical mindset, creativity etc.

Educational Road Map:

First of all, to get a deep knowledge you can start your career with sports management by doing a bachelor degree in sports management, it is optional. But you must do MBA or PG diploma on sports management. .After gaining experience you become a good sports manager.

You can get jobs abroad where you get a high salary but in India, you can get a salary of 15-16 lakhs per annum after an experience.*(check placement stats of regarding college. According to abroad pay we just give an idea to pay in India.)

Future of Sports Management – As a Career.

According to IISM-FICCI final report, The current growth rate and report by the Sector Skill Council of FICCI suggest that there will be a humongous number of job opportunities available in the sports sector by 2022. 

IISM-FICCI final report

The Sports job market and career opportunities can be broadly divided into two categories

Relatively untapped Career OptionsRelatively common Career Options  
Commentators & Sports ExpertsCoaching
Sports Technology ExpertReferring/Umpiring
Sports Media (Journalism, Writers, etc.)Scoring
Sports NutritionistData Analytics
Sports Lawyer.MBA in Operations (Sports)

ß. Most paid jobs in India for commerce students. 

23.Chartered Accountant : 

We are moving backwards to hear the term CA. But we all calculate our daily budget. Similarly, CA is generally an accountant who make and inspect various budget sheet of various organisation and business sector. And also they do a tax-related sheet for the company.

Require Skills

The skills of mathematics, hard work, discipline, conceptual understanding, ability to accept failure etc are needed to become a successful CA.

Educational Road map :

There is two-part to be a CA. First one is theoretical and second is practical. After 12th you have to seat ca entry-level exam CPT ( common proficiency test ). After ending course you must join to a CA farm and after that ca articleship is started immediately (duration: 10 months). Then you need to pass three stages of exam, after completing you can get a degree of CA.

An average salary of a CA is around 7.5 lakhs to 9 lakhs per annum initially.

24. Corporate Lawyer : 

Corporate law deals with rules practices, regulations that govern the formation and operations. Corporation lawyers can work in a large or mid-sized organisation.

Require Skills

To become a corporate lawyer you should have a good communication skill, problem-solving mind approach, analytical skills etc.

Education Map :

If you want to join in the area of law then you have to appear in CLAT ( common law admission test). Aspirants should first complete the undergraduate course in Law. And also you can join an integrated course of law. (bachelor + masters degree).

Initially, you can get an average of 7 -8 lakhs per annum.

25. Investment Banker : 

Investment bankers are responsible for identifying and securing privatization, merger and acquisition deals, managing and investing large monetary funds, and buying and selling financial products on the behalf of their clients.

Educational Road Map :

Aspirants candidates of after 10+2 of any stream can take banking as a career option but it is recommended to take commerce with maths.

Graduates specialized in Commerce, Mathematics or Economics are preferred more. You may enrol in bachelor’s degree programs in business administration with a concentration in banking and financial management to further your understanding. These programs offer courses in marketing, management and strategic planning, accounting, and finance. Those who graduate with a bachelor’s degree are eligible for commercial and investment banking job opportunities.

Many of the universities and B-schools like the Indian Institute of Banking and Finance provide specialized courses in Banking and Finance and the eligibility criteria will vary depending on the courses.

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26. Financial Analyst : 

The financial analyst gives financial advises to the company about the macro economic and microeconomic condition. They also decide if a company buy or sell a share in the market. Actually they work with the finance department of a company to analyze financial data or any other related problems.

Educational Road Map :

After 12th you can do an undergraduate course on an accountant, Then you can take admission MBA colleges through CAT ( common admission test ) or any other related entrance exams to be a successful financial analyst. One thing if you complete your MBA degree from a reputed B-schools like IIM etc.

If you do your MBA from renowned B school then you can get a handsome salary package but also if you have to skill. In that case as an average salary is 5-6 lakhs per annum initially.(excluding the students from good colleges like IIM etc )

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FAQs and Answer

1.What is the actually meaning of ‘high salary jobs’?

High salary jobs don’t mean that you will earn in lakhs surely but it gives promise that you get high salary package if you really master the skills with experience and passion.

2.What is the difference between data scientist and big data engineer?

Frankly speaking, there is no better explanation than this:
“A scientist can discover a new star, but he cannot make one. He would have to ask an engineer to do it for him.”
–Gordon Lindsay Glegg

3.What is the range of high salary?

Let’s be honest, the range of high salary is totally subjective matter. It varies from time to time and also, different industries pay different ‘highest’ salaries. But as an average range should be greater than 6-7 lakhs per annum initially.

4.what is most deciding factor of top paid jobs?

Absolutely , it depends on your skill, experience, training and how expert you are in that particular area. The more you expert, the better you are paid.

5.What makes career more attractive and prestigious?

If you are really aspiring for one of the best jobs in India, the salary package is not the only motivating factor. Career growth, job reputation and security make a career attractive.

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