Sony Corporation which is famous worldwide as Sony is a consumer electronics giant that was incorporated in the year 1946 in Tokyo about a year after WWII came to an end. The products and services that Sony delivers can be broadly categorised under the broad divisions or segments of consumer electronics, media equipment, video games, semiconductors, telecommunication equipment, credit financing, banking and insurance services. Sony occupies the 87th rank in the Fortune 500 global list of companies.
Sony in India
Sony which happens to be a ubiquitous brand started its Indian journey in 1994 in November. It initially concentrated on marketing and selling its product line throughout the length and breadth of the country. Just in the span of two decades, the Tokyo based electronics behemoth by dint of its focussed marketing strategies has now positioned itself as Indiaâ€™s premier consumer electronics marque. Sony since the time of its inception had a yen for excellence and the organization’s missionary zeal to spread its business has led to its having a robust presence in almost all major cities and towns of India.
Sony has a very robust sales and service network that includes 23 branches, 270 Sony POS (sales outlets), and 255 service centres, and approximately 10,400 merchants, retailers, and distributors. The ‘Sony Centres’ located in every prominent city and town in India and manned by highly qualified and experienced staff are veritable ‘brand ambassadors’ of the company. Almost all consumer durable and electronics products manufactured by Sony including but not limited to televisions & projectors, home audio and video, compact digital cameras, tablets, smartphones, transposable lens camera, and home theatre systems are available in India. The Sony brands ‘Bravia’, ‘Cyber-Shot’, ‘Walkman’, ‘VAIO’, ‘XPlod’, and ‘PlayStation’ are familiar to nearly all Indians.
Sony enjoys global renown for its high quality products and services. In order to ensure that that the company’s customers get the very best of products, Sony recruits individuals who not only have an excellent academic track record but also have the requisite technical and professional skills. The channels of communication are very well-developed and entrenched that allow employees at all hierarchical levels to capitalize on their knowledge and skills for chipping in to the organization’s overall growth in career and development. Sony carries out routine employee surveys for the sake of their welfare.
As far as recruitment at different organizational levels are concerned, Sony first starts with identifying the skills that a typical employee would need to have for the job position he or she is applying to. After recruitment, the candidate’s innate skilfulness is further honed through intensive training programs.
Salaries in Sony India
Salaries and emoluments payable to employees are commensurate with their performance. Apart from receiving salaries that are among the best in the industry, the employees also receive healthcare insurance, paid leaves, festival bonuses, and gratuity, PF and superannuation benefits.
Salaries According to Job Designation
|Job Designation||Salary Range(INR)|
|Product Marketing Manager||128808-308757|
|Business Development Manager||525480-2496760|
|Senior Software Engineer||500000-972000|
|Trainee Software Engineer||386000-472000|
|Associate Project Manager||1021000-1030000|
|SAP Consultant (Basis)||385000-493000|
|SAP Consultant (ABAP)||361000-393000|
Salaries According to Experience
|Years of Experience||Average Salary (INR)|
Salaries According to City
|City (State)||Average Salary ( INR )|
|Kolkata Greater (West Bengal)||335050|
|Kolkata City (West Bengal)||600050|
Salaries According to Skill
|Skill||Average Salary ( INR )|
|Windows NT/ XP/2000||343240|
Salaries According to Industry
|Industry||Average Salary ( INR )|
|Packaged Consumer Products||404160|
|IT and ITES Services||587187|
|Consumer Electronics (General)||557667|
|Electrical Appliance Equipment and Parts (Manufacturing)||330636|
|Consumer Electronics (Manufacture)||600010|
|Consumer Electronics (Store)||160066|
Salaries According to Gender
|Gender||Average Salary ( INR )|
*Salaries are subject to change with time