Average Software Engineer Salary in India

Rs 499,923
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Rs 49,906
Rs 11,000
Rs 29,500
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The average salary for a Software Engineer in India is Rs 499,923.
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Rs 250k - Rs 1m
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Rs 264k - Rs 1m

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Job Description for Software Engineer

Job Satisfaction for Software Engineer

3.4 out of 5

Popular Employer Salaries for Software Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Software Engineer are from the companies HCL Technologies Ltd., Tata Consultancy Services Limited and Accenture Technology Solutions. Reported salaries are highest at Cisco Systems Inc where the average pay is Rs 1,225,748. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Accenture Technology Solutions and Accenture, earning around Rs 448,341 and Rs 442,210, respectively. Capgemini pays the lowest at around Rs 319,006. Techmahindra Ltd and HCL Technologies Ltd. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying Rs 368,146 and Rs 370,939, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in Java and JavaScript are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include .NET, C# Programming Language and SQL.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

An entry-level Software Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of Rs 352,139 based on 2,674 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 479,879 based on 16,429 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 829,199 based on 3,567 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 1,487,189 based on 711 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of Rs 1,017,365.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in Gurgaon, Haryana earn an average of 19.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Bangalore, Karnataka (12.0% more) and Pune, Maharashtra (1.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chennai, Tamil Nadu (10.0% less), Mumbai, Maharashtra (7.6% less) and Noida, Uttar Pradesh (4.2% less).

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