Be a part of Kolkata city’s incredible vibrancy and seek lucrative jobs with awesome salaries.

There are fresh openings in the magical city of Kolkata. Despite the global economic slowdown, the faith of aspirants and educators in the top rated B schools of the city have not faltered. The key placement trends in the favorite B schools have shown a good sign and the students get placed in different sectors like Finance, HRM, operations, General Management, E-commerce, Telecom, consultancy, IT, etc.

The highest salary offered at IIM A placement last year in 2013 was Rs. 35 lakhs. IIM Calcutta graduate made news when he bagged Rs. 2.8 million in average salary, which is also one of the highest. According to an IIM statement, the average salary was around Rs. 2.4 million per annum, and the companies making the offer comprised of Microsoft, Google, McKinsey IT, Infosys, Amazon, Cognizant Business Consulting, HCl Technologies, Accenture, Wipro BPO. Some of the first-time recruiters coming to Kolkata are Keane Consulting, CGN Consulting, Sears IT, Medtronic, Accenture BPO and Wipro BPO. Tech Mahindra offered the highest number of offers, and it was Take Solutions that offered the highest salary per annum – Rs. 2.8 million.

Median Salary by Job

Particulars Salary
Software Engineer Rs. 4 50 000
SAP Consultant Rs. 5 00 000
Senior Software Engineer Rs. 6 00 000
Software Developer Rs. 3 00 000
Project Manager Information Technology (IT) Rs. 2 00 000
Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Rs. 6 50 000
Network Engineer Rs. 2 00 000

Salary of Editors

Editor Rs. 4 00 000
Financial Times Editor Rs. 5 20 000
Copy Editor Rs. 2 80 000 – Rs. 3 20 000 per annum
Copy Editor Rs. 2 80 000 – Rs. 3 20 000 per annum
Times of India Copy Editor and Correspondent Assistant News Editor Rs. 2 90 000
Thomson Reuters Editor Rs. 4 00 000
Copy Editor Rs. 1 00 000 – Rs. 7 20 000
Video or Film Editor Rs. 60 000 – Rs. 2 40 000
Web Content Editor Rs. 1 00 000 – Rs. 8 00 000
Assistant Editor Rs. 1 00 000 – Rs. 8 50 000

Salary of editors is higher in Chennai, Bengaluru and Mumbai as compared to Kolkata. The private sector companies recruit company secretary and for a fresher, the starting salary is Rs.1, 80,000, while an experienced company secretary can get up to Rs. 3, 60,000.

The company secretary professionals have vast career opportunities and there are different positions in Employer’s cooperatives, Bank and building societies, Accountancy and solicitor’s firms, Investment sectors, Housing associations, etc. The starting salary for a beginner is from Rs. 15,000 and experienced secretary professional can earn up to Rs. 6,00,000 per month in Kolkata.

Kolkata Metro is the first underground Metro railway in India and extends over a length of 25.135 km. The metro too offers a multitude of job offers. The average Salaries earned by managers in Kolkata is Rs. 5,00,000, and these can vary greatly due to company, industry, location and experience. In-house lawyers too are in great demand here and there are firms like Argus Partners, Khaitan, Sanderson Morgan ICICI Bank, ITC and Ginodia, that offer handsome packages. West Bengal’s Masjid Imams have been sanctioned Rs.2, 25,000 as monthly salary by the government.

Living in Kolkata is affordable as compared to other cities, however, the rents may be high in some localities. The average monthly disposable salary after tax is Rs. 25,000. If relocating in Kolkata, get complete information about living and working in the cities, the jobs you are interested and the salaries given.