Average Experienced Staff Engineer Salary in India

Rs 2,601,897
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The average salary for an Experienced Staff Engineer in India is Rs 2,601,897.
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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Staff Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Staff Engineer are from the companies Synopsys, Inc, Vmware, Inc. and Qualcomm India Private Limited. Reported salaries are highest at Vmware, Inc. where the average pay is Rs 3,600,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Synopsys, Inc, earning around Rs 3,160,105. General Electric Co (GE) pays the lowest at around Rs 1,875,000. Qualcomm India Private Limited also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying Rs 3,000,000.

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Popular Skills for Staff Engineer

Skills in C Programming Language, C++ Programming Language, Linux and Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS 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 18 salaries. A mid-career Staff Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 1,978,844 based on 121 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of Rs 3,449,275.
Employees with Staff Engineer in their job title in Bangalore, Karnataka earn an average of 3.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Noida, Uttar Pradesh (1.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chennai, Tamil Nadu (27.0% less), Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (9.4% less) and Pune, Maharashtra (0.1% less).

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