The average salary for a Staff Engineer in India is Rs 2,256,910.
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Job Description for Staff Engineer
Staff engineers may perform a wide variety of job duties depending on their field and the specific discipline of engineering required for their industry and company. Staff engineers work in a multitude of industries and settings, include medical laboratories, oil rigs, aerospace, and information technology; in each of these industries, there are more specified fields. For example, in aerospace, an organization may have different staff engineers for chemical engineering to create the formula for …Read more
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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Popular Employer Salaries for Staff Engineer
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
C Programming Language
C++ Programming Language
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.
Pay Difference by Location
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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).
Years of Experience
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