The salaries of employees belonging to different designations vary from one city to another in India. In general, some of the highest paying cities offering a lucrative pay scale to the employees are as follows:

Highest paying Cities in India

Name of the City Average Salary offered
Bangalore, Karnataka INR 563,603
Pune, Maharashtra INR 509,358
Mumbai, Maharashtra INR 494,809
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh INR 480,662
New Delhi, Delhi INR 473,769
Chennai, Tamil Nadu INR 437,162

Highest paying cities for Marketing Managers


The cities that offer highest pay scale to the marketing managers are as follows:

Name of the City Median Salary Range
Bangalore, Karnataka INR 247,399 to INR 1,562,292
Mumbai, Maharashtra INR 310,939 to INR 1,787,615
New Delhi, Delhi INR 255,000 to INR 1,516,956
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh INR 238,404 to INR 1,216,409
Pune, Maharashtra INR 243,285 to INR 1,013,412

Highest paying Cities for IT Employees


As per a survey conducted by the SiliconIndia and PayScale in the year 2011-12, the highest paying cities for different types of IT employees are as follows:

Designation Name of the City Salary Range
Java Software Developer Pune INR 1, 40,935 to INR 1, 024, 959
Hyderabad INR 1, 49,864 to INR 867,551
Bangalore INR 172,058 to INR 770,387
Chennai INR 1, 71, 511 to INR 539, 105
Delhi INR 150,151 to INR 522, 295
Software Engineer Mumbai INR 152,330 to INR 752, 504
Pune INR 196,736 to INR 663, 041
Bangalore INR 181,825 to INR 663, 041
Hyderabad INR 137,458 to INR 700, 000
Chennai INR 124,376 to INR 568, 287
Project Managers Hyderabad INR 602,236 to INR 1,870, 155
Bangalore INR 506,305 to INR 1,863, 098
Mumbai INR 363,280 to INR 1,717, 132
Chennai INR 565,818 to INR 1,555, 347
Quality Assurance Engineer Bangalore INR 346,746 to INR 1,026, 533
Hyderabad INR 311,716 to INR 990, 359
Pune INR 365,663 to INR 990, 359
Gurgaon INR 301,001 to INR 820, 783
Mumbai INR 220,500 to INR 773, 099

Highest paying Cities for Professionals belonging to different designations:
** Salaries mentioned below are offered per annum
Designation Bangalore Mumbai Delhi
Call Center Outbound INR 4.49 lakhs INR 5.73 lakhs INR 4.73 lakhs
Call Center Inbound INR 3.62 lakhs INR 4.63 lakhs INR 3.81 lakhs
Chief Programmer INR 9.66 lakhs INR 12.34 lakhs INR 10.17 lakhs
CFO INR 29.73 lakhs INR 37.98 lakhs INR 31.32 lakhs
Consultant INR 11.71 lakhs INR 14.95 lakhs INR 12.33 lakhs
Security Specialist INR 5.94 lakhs INR 7.59 lakhs INR 6.26 lakhs
Copywriter INR 7.31 lakhs INR 9.33 lakhs INR 7.70 lakhs
COO INR 43.92 lakhs INR 56.09 lakhs INR 46.26 lakhs

Designation Hyderabad Chennai Kolkata
Call Center Outbound INR 4.85 lakhs INR 4.57 lakhs INR 5.04 lakhs
Call Center Inbound INR 3.70 lakhs INR 3.68 lakhs INR 4.06 lakhs
Chief Programmer INR 9.86 lakhs INR 9.83 lakhs INR 10.84 lakhs
CFO INR 30.37 lakhs INR 30.26 lakhs INR 33.36 lakhs
Consultant INR 11.96 lakhs INR 11.91 lakhs INR 13.14 lakhs
Security Specialist INR 6.07 lakhs INR 6.05 lakhs INR 6.67 lakhs
Copywriter INR 7.46 lakhs INR 7.44 lakhs INR 8.20 lakhs
COO INR 44.86 lakhs INR 44.69 lakhs INR 49.27 lakhs

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