Average Staff Engineer Salary in India

Rs 2,256,910
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Rs 228,873
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The average salary for a Staff Engineer in India is Rs 2,256,910.
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Job Description for Staff Engineer

Staff Engineer Tasks
  • Design, develop, and prototype products.
  • Supervise and guide product development and testing team, classifying problems and identifying fixes.
  • Collaborate to define user and technical needs, including testing.
  • Lead project management from idea generation to final product launch.

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The top respondents for the job title Staff Engineer are from the companies Synopsys, Inc, Qualcomm India Private Limited and Vmware, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Vmware, Inc. where the average pay is Rs 3,800,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Intel Corporation and Synopsys, Inc, earning around Rs 3,383,218 and Rs 3,249,871, respectively. Dell, Inc. pays the lowest at around Rs 1,479,730. Sandisk Corp and General Electric Co (GE) also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying Rs 1,682,493 and Rs 2,028,182, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Staff Engineer

Skills in C Programming Language, C++ Programming Language, Software Development and Verilog are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Engineering Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Staff Engineer

An early career Staff Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of Rs 1,676,875 based on 19 salaries. A mid-career Staff Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 1,971,089 based on 122 salaries. An experienced Staff Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 2,564,385 based on 269 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of Rs 3,450,237.
Employees with Staff Engineer in their job title in Bangalore, Karnataka earn an average of 3.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Pune, Maharashtra (1.9% more) and Delhi, Delhi (1.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chennai, Tamil Nadu (41.8% less), Gurgaon, Haryana (26.9% less) and Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (5.0% less).

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