After completing high school, B tech is the most preferred course by science stream students. This course has many diversified specializations with four year of span. High salaries and respective job profiles make this course more captivating. Salaries of B tech graduates differ in accordance with their field of operation and their experience. In private sector, the salary varies from industry to industry. They get the salaries according to the company and designation. Large units pay higher salaries and smaller units pay lesser salaries. But generally, in private sector the salaries are higher than government sector. In government sector, the salaries of B tech graduate does not vary much. The pay scale comes in the bracket of Rs. 30K to Rs. 50K per month

Job Prospects


Jobs for B tech students are available for both government sector and private sector. B.tech students who seek job in government sector, they need to clear the entrance test conducted by PSU ( Public sector Undertaking). Those PSUs are SAIL,GAIL, IOCL, POWER GRID, ONGC, NTPC, BHEL and MTNL etc. Whereas in private sector the companies which are the most interested in B tech student are DELL, HP, HCL, SYNTEL, TCS, INFOSYS, INFOTECH,IBM, Microsoft, HCL, Google, Docomo, Airtel, HP and Airtel.

Salary of B tech graduate in different professions

B.tech offered in different specialization. Some of them are IT ( Information Technology )/ computer science, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering and Marine Engineering. Salaries of these professional are described in the following heading.

IT ( Information Technology )/ computer science

Salary of B tech graduate in IT differs according to Industry or sector. Recently developed IT sector recruiting IT professionals in large number. This increases the demand of IT professions and simultaneously the demand of B tech in IT institutes also increases. Salaries of B.tech graduates of different professions are given below

Average annual salaries of B.tech graduate in IT
Profession Average Salary
Analyst ( Programming ) Rs 3.1 lakh
Software Engineer Rs 3.5 lakh
Sr. Software Engineer Rs 6 lakh
Associate Engineer Rs 3 lakh
System Engineer Rs 6 lakh

Mechanical Engineering


There are large number of vacancies in PSUs for Mechanical engineers. The salaries offered by these PSUs are lesser than the private sector. PSUs offer in the band of Rs. 12.6K to Rs. 32.5K per month. In private sector, mainly small and medium scale manufacturing units recruit the B.tech (Mechanical Engineering) graduate/ fresher . Generally, they offer salary in the band of Rs. 15K to Rs. 20K per month to the fresher. Large scale manufacturing units offer higher than small and medium scale units. They offer salary in the band of Rs. 15K to Rs. 35K per month. The salary of B.tech graduate vary according to the job profile also. The salary according to the job profile is shown below.



Average annual salaries of B.tech graduate in Mechanical
Job Salary Band
Project Engineer Rs. 2 lakh to Rs. 10 lakh
Mechanical Engineer Rs. 1.5 lakh to Rs. 8 lakh
Mechanical Engineer ( Design) Rs. 1.5 lakh to Rs. 7.5 lakh
Sr. Mechanical Engineer Rs. 3.5 lakh to Rs. 9 lakh
Sr. Mechanical Engineer ( Design) Rs. 3 lakh to Rs. 9.5 lakh
Project managers Rs. 4.5 lakh to Rs. 18 lakh

Electrical Engineering

After completing B.tech degree in electronics, fresher will get the starting salary of Rs.10K per month in government sector. In government sector, PSUs and electricity board are job providers to B.tech graduate in electronic. Salary increases with the higher job profile and with the years of experience. Higher grade electrical engineers get salary in the band of Rs. 35K to Rs. 50 lakh per month. Private sector uses to offer much higher salaries. Their monthly salary offering is in the band of Rs. 20k to Rs. 1 lakh per month. B.tech graduate in electronics salary also differs according to the job profile. Their salary according to the job profile is given below.

Average annual salaries of B.tech graduate in Electronics
Profession Salary
Network Engineer Rs. 1.5 lakh to Rs. 6 lakh
Software Developer Rs. 1.8 lakh to Rs. 8 lakh
Software Engineer Rs. 2.5 lakh to Rs. 7 lakh
Sr. Software Engineer Rs.4 lakh to Rs. 10 lakh
Network Engineer Rs. 1.5 lakh to Rs. 6 lakh
Associate Software Engineer Rs. 1.5 lakh to Rs. 6.6 lakh
Project manager Rs 5 lakh to Rs. 16 lakh

Biomedical Engineering


Demand of B.tech graduate in Biomedical is growing day by day as the technological progress keeps progressing. This makes their starting salary greater than other specialised B.tech. Although, the salaries differ across the organization, they get their salary in the band of Rs. 18K to Rs. 25 K per month. Graduate in Biomedical can also teach in the institutes offering Biomedical. Salary of these faculty members is in the range of Rs. 20K to Rs. 30K per month. In private sector, hospitals and healthcare institutes mainly recruit these graduate in Biomedical. These institutes offer the salary in the range of Rs. 15K to Rs. 25K per month to freshers. Manufacturing units of Biomedical equipments recruit these graduates as service engineers by offering them salary in the range of Rs. 20K to Rs. 30K per month. Pharmaceutical companies also recruit these graduates with the starting salary of Rs. 20K per month.

Marine Engineering

B.tech in Marine Engineering is one of the specializations for technology graduate which deals in marine and shipping. This course offers by MANET ( Maharashtra Academy of Naval Education and Training ), pune. The salary package after passing this course is enticing. The training engineers get the salary in the band of Rs. 35K to Rs. 60K per month. Salaries in this field are really huge. Graduate of this field gets salaries in the band of Rs. 30K to Rs 3 lakh per month in higher position.