Salaries & Top Companies in Automobile Industry in India

Third largest in the world, the Indian automobile industry accounts for 7.1% of the country’s GDP. Among top seven car markets in the world, India is the only country to have achieved a two digit growth rate of 11% during  2017, as per a report published by IBEF on their website. Also, the 7th largest manufacturer of commercial vehicles, Indian automobile industry is one of the leading exporters in the world as well.

Automobile Exports from India increased 10.71 per cent year-on-year in 2017 and 4.3 per cent CAGR between FY12-17. Indian automobile industry comprises of four segments, 1) Two-wheelers 2) Passenger Vehicles 3) Commercial Vehicles 4) Three-wheelers. Two-wheelers lead the production scale with 80% share and by far the most used and popular form of vehicle in India. During the FY 17 the Indian automobile industry produced as many as 25 million automobiles.  Two-wheelers and passenger vehicle dominate the market with 79% and 15% of production value respectively in the financial year 2017.

Salaries & Top Companies in Automobile Industry in India - chakreview
Salaries & Top Companies in Automobile Industry in India – chakreview

Indicative Salaries in Automobile Industry

Functional Area: Production Manufacturing and Maintenance

  1. Role: Quality control executive

Average Experience: 5.6 years

Average Salary: Rs. 3.4 lakhs per annum

  1. Role: Service Maintenance Engineer

Average Experience: 7.1 years

Average Salary: Rs. 4.2 lakhs per annum

  1. Role: Production Manager

Average Experience: 11.9 years

Average Salary: Rs. 7.2 lakhs per annum


  1. Role: Industrial Engineer

Average Experience: 5.6 years

Average Salary: Rs. 3.6 lakhs per annum


  1. Role: Project Manager, Production & Maintenance

Average Experience: 12.6 years

Average Salary: Rs. 8.4 lakhs per annum


  1. Role: Quality Control Manager

Average Experience: 13.3 years

Average Salary: Rs. 8.4 lakhs per annum


  1. Role: Product Development Executive

Average Experience: 6.2 years

Average Salary: Rs. 4.3 lakhs per annum


  1. Role: Workman Foreman Technician

Average Experience: 5.2 years

Average Salary: Rs. 2.6 lakhs per annum


  1. Role: Engineering Manager

Average Experience: 11.6 years

Average Salary: Rs. 7.2 lakhs per annum


  1. Role: Factory Head

Average Experience:  23.3 years

Average Salary: Rs. 15.5 lakhs per annum


Functional Area: Engineering, Design & R&D


  1. Role: Design Engineer

Average Experience: 4.4 years

Average Salary: Rs. 4 lakhs per annum

  1. Role: Project Lead

Average Experience: 11.9 years

Average Salary:  Rs. 11.5 lakhs per annum

  1. Role: Senior Design Engineer

Average Experience:  8.2 years

Average Salary:  Rs. 7.6 lakhs per annum

  1. Role: R&D Executive

Average Experience:  7.2 years

Average Salary:  Rs. 6.6 lakhs per annum

  1. Role: Quality Control Manager

Average Experience:  11 years

Average Salary:  Rs. 8.6 lakhs per annum




World renowned, TATA MOTORS LIMITED is the one of the largest automotive companies in the country. Headquartered in Mumbai, the Indian multinational was founded in 1945 as a manufacturer of locomotives. The company manufactured its first commercial vehicle in 1954. Today, the prominent automotive manufacturer produces a diversified range of motor vehicles that include passenger cars, trucks, vans, coaches, buses, sports cars as well as military vehicles. TATA motor tops the list with annual revenue of Rs. 2.697 Trillion in 2016.

Popular models: Tata Tiago, Tata Nana, Tata Sumo, Tata Indica etc.


MAHINDRA AND MAHINDRA LIMITED headquartered in Mumbai, it was founded in the year 1945 as a steel trading company. It is an Indian multinational automobile company which produces automobiles, commercial vehicles and two wheelers. Its annual revenue (2016) is Rs. 83,773 crore .It is one of the largest manufacturers of tractors in the world. In Forbes India 500, 2011 it was ranked 21st. It is a major competition to the leading company TATA MOTORS and MARUTI SUZUKI.

Popular models: Mahindra Scorpio, Mahindra Scorpio Gateway, Mahindra Bolero, Mahindra XUV 500, Mahindra Quanto etc.


One of the most trusted and the oldest motor vehicle brands in India; MARUTI SUZUKI was established in 1981 backed by the Indian Government. It is a joint venture with 56.21% of the subsidiary owned by the Japanese automobile manufacturer SUZUKI MOTOR CORPORATION. The company had a market share of 51% of the total Indian Passenger Car Market till January 2017. Headquartered at New Delhi, Maruti continues to be one of the top automobile manufacturers in India with a Revenue of Rs 58,612 Crore (2016).

Popular models: Wagon R, Swift Dzire, Omni, Ciaz, Ertiga, Alto, Baleno, Ignis.

4 Hero MotoCorp

Fourth in the list is The Hero MotoCorpLimited, formerly known as HERO HONDA. It is the largest two-wheeler manufacturer in the world. It was founded in 1984 and headquartered at Gurugram. Hero Honda manufactures motorcycles and scooters. It has an annual revenue (2016) of Rs. 31,368 crore. It was ranked 108 in 2006 Forbes lists of 200 most respected companies.

Popular models: Hero Honda Splendor, Passion, Pleasure, Duet, Karizma ZMR etc.


BAJAJ AUTO LIMITED is a global two-wheeler and three wheeler manufacturer. It was founded in 1940’s and is headquartered in Pune. It manufactures motor cycles, scooters and auto rickshaws and has manufacturing plants in Pune and Uttarakhand. It is the sixth largest manufacturer of motorcycles and the largest manufacturer of three-wheelers in the world. It has an annual revenue (2016) of Rs. 226.8759 billion.

Popular models:  Pulsar, Avenger, Discover, Platinaetc


Hinduja Group owned company; ASHOK LEYLAND headquartered in Chennai was founded in the year 1948. It is an Indian automobile manufacturer company which manufactures engines, automobiles and commercial vehicles. It is the 4th largest manufacturer of buses in the world and 2nd largest commercial vehicles in India. It produces medium as well as heavy commercial vehicles. ASHOK LEYLAND claims to carry over 70 million passengers a day. Its revenue (2016) was Rs. 213.32 billion.

Popular models: Ashok Leyland Best Buses(Mumbai), Stallion etc.


Seventh in the list, HYUNDAI MOTOR INDIA LIMITED is an industrial house wholly owned by a South Korean company name HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY. It was founded in the year 1996 and has headquarters in Chennai. It is one of the most sought brands in Indian market with its passenger car segment. Its first car which was launched in Indian market was Hyundai Santro and within few months it became the second largest automobile company and largest exporter company of that time.

Popular models: Xcent, i10, i20, Active, Verna, Eon, Grand i10.


TVS MOTOR is a public automobile company which manufactures two-wheelers and three-wheelers. It was founded in the year 1978 and has headquarters in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. It is the third largest two-wheeler manufacturer in India with revenue of Rs. 13,000 crore for the FY 2016-17. The company has an annual sale of 3 million units. It is the 2nd largest exporter in India, and currently exports to over 60 countries across the world.

Popular models: TVS Victor, TVS Apache, TVS Jupiter.


Founded in 1948, it is an Indian automaker company based in Gurugram, India. It manufactures engines and commercial vehicles. It manufactures Eicher trucks & buses, Volvo trucks India, Engineering components and VE powertrain through its joint venture with Volvo Groups. Eicher is better known for manufacturing India’s first agricultural tractor which bought revolution in Indian Farming Techniques. Its revenue for the year 2015 was Rs. 11,923 crore. Eicher also owns Royal Enfield and is one of the most prestigious automobile manufacturers.

Popular models: Eicher trucks, Volvo trucks, VE powertrain, Multi Axle Lorry.


FORCES MOTORS is an Indian automobile company which manufactures a range of Small Commercial Vehicles (SCV), Light Commercial Vehicles (LCV), Multi Utility Vehicles (MUV), agricultural tractors etc. FORCE MOTRS founded in 1958 is a part of FIRODIA GROUP Of Companies and has its headquarters in Pune, Maharashtra. The company manufactures its own engines, gear boxes, axles, chassis, bodies etc and is one of the top automotive companies in India with revenue of Rs. 3,033 crore (2016).

Popular models: Tempo Baja Matador, Force Trax, Force Traveller Ambulance.


Salaries & Top Companies in FMCG Industry in India

The 4th largest sector in the Indian economy, FMCG or fast-moving consumer goods category, accounted for a contribution of US$ 49 billion in current year. In FY1999-2000, this figure was only US$ 9 billion. FMCG has three main segments- food and beverages (19 per cent of the sector), healthcare (31 per cent of the sector) and household and personal care (accounts for 50 per cent of the sector).

Industry Overview

Salaries & Top Companies in FMCG Industry in India
Salaries & Top Companies in FMCG Industry in India

The urban segment accounts for 60 per cent of the total revenue of the FMCG sector thus being the largest contributor to the overall revenue. The remaining 40 per cent revenue comes for semi-urban and rural segments that are showing a good pace of growth and are expected to increase at a CAGR of 14.6 per cent and touch US$ 100 billion by 2020 against its current contribution of US$ 29 billion.


The trade experts are expecting to see a phenomenal growth in the FMCG sector with an anticipated Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 20.6 per cent. This means that the probable valuation of this sector by 2020 would be at US$ 103.7 billion.


The key growth drivers for FMCG market are: easier access to goods, rapidly changing lifestyle, increasing income and growing awareness. Another major growth driver for FMCG industry in India has been government’s relaxed stance on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI); 51 per cent FDI is permitted in multi-brand retail whereas 100 per cent FDI is allowed in single-brand retail.


Salaries in FMCG / Foods Industry in India

Production, Manufacturing & Maintenance


  1. Role: Production Manager

Average Experience: 12.2 years

Average Salary: INR 8.2 Lakhs


  1. Role: Quality Control Manager- Manufacturing

Average Experience: 12.5 years

Average Salary: INR 8.2 lakhs


  1. Role: Project Manager- Production & Maintenance

Average Experience:  13 years

Average Salary: INR 9.6 lakhs



  1. Role: Quality Control Executive -Manufacturing

Average Experience: 5.5 years

Average Salary: INR 3.6 Lakhs


  1. Role: Factory Head

Average Experience: 21.1 years

Average Salary: INR 15.6 lakhs

Sales, Retail and Business Development


  1. Role: Regional Manager

Average Experience: 18.8 years

Average Salary: INR 13 Lakhs


  1. Role:Area Manager- Channel

Average Experience: 8.8 years

Average Salary: INR 6.6 lakhs


  1. Role: Sales Manager- Retail

Average Experience: 11 years

Average Salary: INR 7.4 lakhs


  1. Role: Corporate Sales Manager

Average Experience: 9.8 years

Average Salary: INR 5.9 lakhs


  1. Role: Corporate- Key Account Manager

Average Experience: 8.5 years

Average Salary: INR 8.2 Lakhs


  1. Role: Sales Promotion Manager- Retail

Average Experience: 10.6 years

Average Salary: INR 5.4 Lakhs

Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations, Media Planning, Market Research


  1. Role: Manager- Marketing research

Average Experience: 4.8 years

Average Salary: INR 4.2 Lakhs


  1. Role: Marketing Manager

Average Experience: 6.7 years

Average Salary: INR 4.2 Lakhs


  1. Role: Direct Marketing Manager

Average Experience: 6.2 years

Average Salary: INR 3.5 lakhs


  1. Role: Regional Marketing Manager

Average Experience: 8.6 years

Average Salary: INR 6 lakhs


  1. Role: Product Marketing Manager

Average Experience: 6.8 years

Average Salary: INR 10.2 lakhs

Supply chain, purchase, materials, logistics


  1. Role: Purchase & Vendor Development Manager

Average Experience: 10.7 years

Average Salary: INR 7.9 lakhs


2 Role: Logistics Manager

Average Experience: 12.1 years

Average Salary: INR 9.6 lakhs


  1. Role: Purchase Executive

Average Experience: 6.4 years

Average Salary: INR 3.8 lakhs


  1. Role: Commercial Manager

Average Experience: 11.5 years

Average Salary: INR 7.1 lakhs


  1. Role: Head, VP, GM Purchase, Material Management

Average Experience: 19.3 years

Average Salary: INR 20.4 lakhs


  1. Role: Warehouse Manager

Average Experience: 10.8 years

Average Salary: INR 4.8 lakhs


Top Companies in FMCG Sector in India


  • Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL): A popular name among Indian households, HUL is a subsidiary of Unilever Group. The range of HUL products include foods and beverages, cleaning agents, personal care products and water purifiers. HUL’s Revenue: INR 319.9 billion


  • Coca Cola: A multinational company, Coca-Cola manufacturers and markets non-alcoholic beverage concentrates. Its flagship product, Coca-Cola is sold in maximum countries in the world. FY 2016 Global Revenue: USD 41.86 billion.


  • PepsiCo: An American multinational, PepsiCo globally manufactures and markets grain-based snack foods, beverages and other FMCG products. Its global revenue in 2016 was 62.8 billion USD.


  • ITC: ITC is an Indian conglomerate with its business spread across 5 segments, namely, FMCG, hospitality, Paperboards & Packaging, Agri-Business & Information Technology. ITC’s revenue: INR 604.9 billion


  • Nestle: For three consecutive years- 2014, 2015 & 2016, Nestle was deemed as the largest food company globally with its overall revenue being 89.46 billion CHF.


  • Dabur: Dabur is our country’s largest Ayurvedic medicine & natural consumer products manufacturer. It later on forayed in personal care category but in 2003, demerged its pharmacy business in a separate business. Dabur’s revenue: INR 76.8 billion


  • Britannia: Britannia accounts for 38 per cent market share in biscuits. Britannia’s Revenue: INR 95.58 billion


  • Parle Agro: The famous brands- Frooti, Appy, LMN, Hippo and Bailey- are owned by Parle Agro. In 1993, Parle had sold its soda segment to Coca Cola. Parle Agro’s Revenue: INR 28 billion


  • Marico: Marico is one of the topmost companies in health and beauty based consumer products.Marico’s revenue: INR 57.33 billion

Salaries: Top Companies in Pharma Industry in India

According to IBEF, from 2005 to 2016, Indian pharmaceutical space witnessed an increase of US $30.7 billion and by 2020, it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 15.92 per cent. By 2020, the pharma market in our country will account for US$ 55 billion and would be among top three pharmaceutical markets globally. Generic drugs account for 70 percent of revenue in the Indian pharmaceutical sector whereas over-the-counter drugs and patented drugs cover 21 per cent and 9 per cent of the market respectively. According to the data released by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, India leads over China in drug exports with an annual growth of 11.44 per cent in FY 2015-16.


With this industry growing at an exponential rate, it is certain that the pharmaceutical companies in India would need more workforce and if you are an aspirant of a pharmaceutical job, you must take note of the highest paying jobs by pharmaceutical giants in India. Given below is the average annual salary for various pharma jobs:

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited

Sun Pharma focuses on developing drugs for ailments related to psychiatry, infections, neurology, cardiology, orthopedic, diabetology, gastroenterology, ophthalmology, nephrology, urology, dermatology, gynecology, respiratory and oncology.  Its product range also includes a variety of over-the-counter (OTC) products.  With the market capitalisation valued at Rs. 2, 01,706.41 crore, it is the largest pharmaceutical company in India. According to and, these are the top salaries taken by employees at Sun Pharma:

Job Role Average Annual Salary (in lakhs)
Regulatory Affairs Manager 6.6
Research Manager 6.4
Research Scientist 5.8
Production Supervisor 4.5 + Bonus
Microbiologist 3.8
Clinical Research Associate 3.5
Quality Control Officer 2.4


The product and service range offered by Lupin can be categorised in this manner: branded formulations, biotechnology, generics, advanced Drug Delivery Systems, Novel Drug Discovery and APIs. In 2015, Lupin market capitalisation amounted to Rs. 77,115.19 crore and thus it is counted among the fastest growing pharmaceutical companies in India. Lupin’s avant garde unit is located in Pune. Lupin focuses on developing products and services for the treatment of cancer, cardiovascular diseases, gastric ailments, diabetes, asthma, and infections. According to and, these are the top salaries taken by employees at Lupin:

Job Role Average Annual Salary (in lakhs)
Research Scientist 6.4
Manager: Regulatory Affairs 11.54
Senior Research Associate 6.14 + Additional Commission
Production Executive 4.88
Pharmacist 4.2
Medical Representative 3.4
Microbiologist 3.8

Dr. Reddy’s Lab

This multinational pharmaceutical company is headquartered in Hyderabad. Dr. Reddy’s lab is primarily involved into developing and offering generic formulations, active ingredients, pharmaceutical services, biosimilars and propriety products. With its market capitalization valued at Rs. 56,638.13 crore, it is considered to be the third largest pharmaceutical organization in India. Founded in 1984, Dr. Reddy quickly and effectively widened its range of product and services. This pharmaceutical giant offers 190 medications against various ailments and focuses on anti-cancer, anti-diabetes, cardiovascular and anti-infection drugs. As per and, these are the top salaries taken by employees at Dr. Reddy’s Lab:

Job Role Average Annual Salary (in lakhs)
Principal Scientist 22.34 (including Bonus)
Formulation Scientist 7.2
Research Scientist 7.9
Manger: QA 7.17
Analytical Chemistry Scientist 5.5
Microbiologist 5.5
Sales Representative Pharmaceuticals 3.5


Cipla has 34 state-of the-art plants spread across the length and breadth of the country. Cipla’s products and services can be categorized into three groups- APIs, formulations and veterinary. In 2015, this multinational company was capitalized at Rs. 47,025.38 crore, making it the fourth largest pharmaceutical firm. Cipla is mainly involved into developing medicines for cardiovascular ailments, diabetes, depression, arthritis and weight control. According to and, these are the average salaries taken by employees at Cipla:

Job Role Average Annual Salary (in lakhs)
Project Manager 10.7
Group Manager 14.8
QA Manager 13.55
Chemical Engineer 4.85
Regulatory Affairs 4.5
Pharmacist 4.3
Microbiologist 4

Aurobindo Pharma

Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Hyderabad, Aurobindo Pharma Limited offers APIs and generic pharmaceuticals. The pharmaceutical giant is involved in developing medications such as anti-allergic, gastroenterology drugs, antiretrovirals, antibiotics, and drugs for diseases related to central nervous system and cardiology. In 2015, Aurobindo Pharma market capitalization was valued at Rs. 37,281.76 crore. As per and, these are the top salaries taken by employees at Dr. Reddy’s Lab:

Job Role Average Annual Salary (in lakhs)
Scientist 9.15
Production Manager 6.6
Senior Account Manager 5.47
Microbiologist 5
Quality Assurance Analyst 3.93
Production Assistant 3.28

List of the Best Companies to Work for in India – Industry Wise

There are so many industries that are making a place for themselves. Countless organizations and companies are establishing themselves, achieving success in these field and offering great work environment and opportunities to people to work in. the pay is also quite good in most of the industries. However, because of numerous options, one may get confused as to which company to approach and apply for. To make things easier, Great Place To Work Institute creates a Best Workplaces List annually. It is regarded as the most respected and world’s largest study of people management practices and workplace excellent of different companies. It offers credible data and reflect on the image of the companies. Enlisted below are some of the best places to work in India, as recognized by the Great Place To Work’s Best Workplaces List, categorized on the basis of their industry:

Information Technology Sector:

one of the most rapidly growing and thriving industry is that of Information Technology. There are so many great opportunities to explore in this field. Google India Pvt. Ltd. is one of the biggest and well established Software Company in the Information Technology industry. Intel Technology India Pvt. Ltd. is another great company to work. This company deals with Hardware in their field.Microsoft Corporation India Pvt. Ltd., SAP Labs Pvt. Ltd., Adobe Systems India Pvt. Ltd., Intuit Technology Services Pvt. Ltd., NetApp India, Encore Capital Group, Tavant Technologies India Pvt. Ltd., Aspire Systems India Pvt. Ltd., Cisco Systems India Pvt. Ltd., Pitney Bowes Software India Pvt. Ltd. and Akamai Technologies India Pvt. Ltd. are also a few good options to consider working with.


Another industry that has amazing prospects to offer is Hospitality.If you wish to get into this field then one of the finest Hotel/ Resort to work with is the Marriott Hotels India Pvt. Ltd. Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces also offer excellent opportunities. Some other great Hotels/Resorts to consider working with include Starwood Asia Pacific Hotels & Resorts Pvt. Ltd., Accor Hotels India and Hyatt Hotels & Resorts.

Manufacturing and Production:

The industry of Manufacturing & Production has numerous companies within it that offer awesome career prospects to individuals.One of the most reputed and well established company to work with in this industry is Godrej Consumer Products Limited. Eureka Forbes Ltd. are some other good companies in this field. Other best places to work in this field include Apollo Tyres Ltd., Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., Classic Stripes Pvt. Ltd., NTPC Ltd., Silver Spark Apparel Ltd., Phillips India Ltd., etc.

Financial Services and Insurance:

It is another great industry that has countless prospects and opportunities to offer to the talented young and seasoned professionals. Some of the finest companies to work with in this field include American Express India, Ujjivan Financial Services Pvt. Ltd., Bajaj Finance Limited, HDFC Standard Life Insurance Co. Ltd., Apollo Munich Health Insurance Company Limited, JM Financial Services, Ltd., JM Financial Asset Management Limited, etc.


The Transportation industry is also filled with some of the finest companies one must consider working with to make a successful career and bright future. DHL Express India Pvt. Ltd. is one of the most reputed package transport company that offers amazing prospects. A few other options include Federal Express Corporation, Blue Dart Express Ltd., InterGlobe Enterprise, UT Worldwide India Pvt. Ltd., etc.



Retail industry has also been flourishing at a very fast pace. There are so many companies in the field that have great prospects to offer in terms of career and jobs. The companies vary from clothing to accessories. There are plenty of opportunities to explore. Some of the best companies to work with in Retail include Future Retail, Lifestyle International Pvt. Ltd., Titan Company Limited, Shoppers Stop Limited, United Colors of Benetton India, etc.

Some other companies who made a place in the best 50 workplaces in the Best Workplaces List have been enlisted as follows:

  • Cactus communications Pvt. Ltd. (Professional Services)
  • Vodafone India Ltd. (Telecommunications)
  • Radio City 91.1 FM (Media)
  • Monsanto India Limited (Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals)
  • Lupin Ltd. (Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals)
  • Godrej Properties Ltd. (Construction & Real Estate)
  • MakeMyTrip India Pvt. Ltd. (Professional Services- Travel Management)

Salaries : Travel & Hospitality Industry in India

In India, and even worldwide the Travel and Hospitality Industry is a vast, dynamic and growing industry. This amazing field provides tremendous opportunity for ambitious aspirants who enjoy working with people.  It operates in a highly competitive environment.  It is important that those seeking careers as successful professionals develop a strong business foundation and customer service skills. The Indian tourism and hospitality industry has emerged as one of the key drivers of growth among the services sector in India. The third-largest sub-segment of the services sector comprising trade, repair services, hotels and restaurants contributed nearly US$ 187.9 billion or 12.5 per cent to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2014-15, while growing the fastest at 11.7 per cent Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) over the period 2011-12 to 2014-15.

India has moved up 13 positions to 52nd rank from 65th in Tourism & Travel competitive index! kudos

Here are avg. Salaries with experience for various profiles in Tourism and Hospitality Industry in India:

**Avg. Salary given below in Lakhs

Travel  Agent

Avg. Salary in Lakhs (Rs.)       3.0

Avg. Exp. (years)                         3.5 years


Reservation Executive  

Avg. Salary in Lakhs (Rs.)       2.7

Avg. Exp. (years)                         4.2 years


Reservations Manager

Avg. Salary in Lakhs (Rs.)       4.8

Avg. Exp. (years)                         6.4 years


G.M. (Travel,Ticketing)

Avg. Salary in Lakhs (Rs.)       10.0

Avg. Exp. (years)                          14.0 years


Tour Mgmt. Manager  

Avg. Salary in Lakhs (Rs.)       4.5

Avg. Exp. (years)                          7.6 years


Front Office    

Avg. Salary in Lakhs (Rs.)        2.4

Avg. Exp. (years)                          4.4 years


Restaurant Manager

Avg. Salary in Lakhs (Rs.)       3.6

Avg. Exp. (years)                          6.9 years


Housekeeping Executive     

Avg. Salary in Lakhs (Rs.)       2.2

Avg. Exp. (years)                         4.0 years


General Manager-Restaurants

Avg. Salary in Lakhs (Rs.)       8.4

Avg. Exp. (years)                         14.0 years


Executive Chef

Avg. Salary in Lakhs (Rs.)       8.5

Avg. Exp. (years)                        14.3 years


Avg. Salary in Lakhs (Rs.)       1.8

Avg. Exp. (years)                         2.8 years


Avg. Salary in Lakhs (Rs.)       2.0

Avg. Exp. (years)                          2.6 years


Avg. Salary in Lakhs (Rs.)       2.1

Avg. Exp. (years)                          3.3 year


The Average Salary Range of the Tourism, Travel and hospitality professionals is between INR 2,00,000 to INR. 15,00,000.


Following is the list of top Tours and Travels Agencies:


  1. 1. Fly Goldfinch: Specializing in International tours, this company provides customized packages at best possible prices in the market. This start up introduced unique concept of DIY (do it yourself) that not only empowers customers but provides them with value for money. This has revolutionized the entire process of travel booking.MakeMyTrip: MakeMyTrip is India’s leading online travel company founded in the year 2000. This online travel company caters to both Indian and International destinations.3. Yatra: It is India’s premium tour operator offering all travel related services and products.  Yatra has emerged as the most trusted travel brand in India.4. Thomas Cook: Thomas Cook is one of the leadings tour and travels operator. Thomas Cook (India) Ltd has been voted as Best Tour Operator – Outbound at the CNBC AWAAZ Travel Awards 2014.5. Goibibo: It is one of the top 3 online travel aggregator in India. Goibibo’s core value differentiator is delivery of fastest and trusted user experience.

    6. Hello Travel: Hello Travel, is a Delhi based travel company, which makes it among the best travel companies in India 2015. The company is reputed for excellent services and amazing discounted packages provided to its clients

    7. Cox & Kings: The next name to feature among the best travel companies in India 2015 is Cox & Kings, which has been a leader in travel industry since its establishment in 1758.

    8. Travelguru: Travelguru is a trusted travel company, which has been catering to travelers all over the country with their special customized packages for special needs.


Following is  the List of the top 5 Hotels and Restaurants Chains  –

Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces (Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru / Bangalore, Hyderabad / Secunderabad, Chennai)

Hyyatt Hotel (Delhi, Pune, Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai)

ITC Hotel (Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru / Bangalore, Kolkata, Chennai )

 The Oberoi Group ( Delhi, Mumbai, Gurgaon, Bengaluru / Bangalore, Kolkata )

Hilton Hotels (Delhi, Chennai, Bengaluru / Bangalore, Mumbai, Gurgaon )

Tourism in India has significant potential considering the rich cultural and historical heritage, variety in ecology, terrains and places of natural beauty spread across the country. Tourism is also a potentially large employment generator besides being a significant source of foreign exchange for the country.

The industry is expected to generate 13.45 million jobs! across sub-segments such as Restaurants (10.49 million jobs), Hotels (2.3 million jobs) and Travel Agents/Tour Operators (0.66 million). The Ministry of Tourism plans to help the industry meet the increasing demand of skilled and trained manpower by providing hospitality education to students as well as certifying and upgrading skills of existing service providers.


Salaries : IT & ITES Sector in India


India is the world’s largest haven where skills required for the IT sector are found in abundance around the globe. The IT industry employs around 10 million workforces. The IT sector has generated huge demand in the education sector of India with special emphasis being given to Engineers and Computer Science professionals.

The Indian IT and ITES sector is segregated into 4 major sections being; IT Services, Business Process Management (BPM), software products along with engineering services, and hardware. This particular sector is likely to chip in 9.5 % of India’s GDP in the near future. The IT sector of India is likely to mature at the rate of 12-14% in the current Financial Year of 2016.

The IT & ITES (Information Technology and Information Technology Enabled Services) sector has emerged as a big player in the Indian job market in the present day scenario. Some of the top MNCs in India include the IT sector companies.

Top Companies in the IT & ITES Sector are: TATA, Cognizant, Infosys, IBM, Wipro, Accenture, HCL, Convergys, PCS Technologies, Capgemini, Tech Mahindra, Serco, EXL, Aegis, Genpact, iGATE, etc.

These companies hire large chunks of workforce through walk-ins generally for the mid-management and low-management profiles. The qualifications of the workforce usually range from B.Techs and B.Sc or M.Sc degrees. The top management hiring demands additional professional degrees like an MBA or Actuarial Sciences etc. generally hiring is done through campus placements in IITs and IIMs etc.

The average salaries in (₹ under various profiles are given as under:

Exp. (years)                          Avg. Salary (Rs.)        Avg. Exp. (years)

System Administrator                   2,80,000                                         4.6

Technical Support Engineer       2,20,000                                       3.3

IT Networking Manager             3,60,000                                       5.8

Team Lead                                           7,60,000                                      7.5

Software Developer                      3,60,000                                       3.1

System Security                               4,50,000                                     4.8

Testing Engineer                             4,00,000                                     3.6

Project Manager- IT Software     9,70,000                                      9.8

System Analyst                                3,50,000                                      4.0

Maintenance Engineer                   1,90,000                                      3.2


The Average Salary Range of the IT professionals is between INR2,00,000 to INR. 10,00,000.

Some common IT companies hiring IT professionals are given as under:


Seven engineers commenced operations at Infosys Limited in 1981. The company has since been operating on a common goal of creating and implementing grand ideas which help in growth of clients. The number of employees all over the globe at Infosys is around 1,94,000.


Wipro has vast industry-wide experience as well as in-depth technology expertise. Wipro also recruits employees in huge numbers amongst different profiles.


This is also one of the top hirers of IT professionals in the country. HCL gives equal significance to its employees so that they deliver to their highest potential to the service of clients. Also, innovative ideas are always welcome from the employees, as a result HCL Technologies is considered to be the world’s largest Ideapreneurship.

PCS Technologies

PCS is a leading IT solutions organization, which delivers customized IT solutions to its clients which range from corporates to individuals. These solutions help the clients in improving their efficiency and productivity.


HP ensures that it creates such a technology which makes life better and productive for its every client, from any location, for any person, for any organization or community across the whole world. HP invents and reinvents. It creates such experiences which are astonishing for anyone. It keeps on – Reinventing.

TATA Consultancy Services

TCS focuses on its clients, results, partnerships and leadership.


They are one of the leading international business services providers in the field of customer experience management. The company is 100% subsidiary of Essar. The company has around 30 years of wide experience in outsourcing and technology. It has its presence in around 43 locations across 9 nations, having a total of 40,000 employees.


Convergys enjoys the company of around 1,30,000 employees. Their main objective is to help its clients maintain remarkable relationships further with their customers.


Genpact – generating business impact. They are an internationally acclaimed digitally-powered business process management organization. It has over 70,000 employees in around 25 nations, having major offices n the New York City.

So, there is an all-time increasing demand for the IT professionals in the current scenario, which will only multiply in the years to come. At present, India is being considered as the IT hub of the world, as a large number of the IT workforce all over the world, belongs to India.


Salaries : Banking & Finance Sector


The Banking and Finance sector has a major role to play in the Indian economy. A large chunk of the employment and jobs are contributed to this sector. There has been much progress in this sector during the past decades, though the pace of such progress is quite slow. Also, demand for skilled professionals has been improved under this sector. The sector caters to the demands of Chartered Accountants, Cost Management Accountants, MBAs in Finance, etc.

With the advent of highly professional workforce towards the banking and financial sector, the salary range is escalating the ladder like never before. The MNCs are ready to pay huge amounts as salaries and perquisites, if it gets the right candidate with the right skills.

Top Companies in the Banking and Finance Sector include: ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, AXIS Bank, ING, YES Bank, IndusInd Bank, Standard Chartered, RBS etc.

The average salary range under this sector is given as under:

Exp. (years)                                         Avg. Salary (Rs.)        Avg. Exp. (years)

Retail Branch Manager                      6,50,000                               9.9

Banking Operations Officer            2,80,000                              4.1

Banking Operations Manager          5,10,000                           7.6

Customer Service Manager              4,00,000                            6.0

Treasury Back Office Executive        2,10,000                          3.4

Customer Service Executive             2,20,000                            3.3

Retail Credit Officer                            4,50,000                              5.1

Retail Regional Manager                   12,00,000                         12.7

Broking Analyst                                      4,00,000                              4.2

Asset Documentation Officer         3,00,000                          5.0

Private Banking Officer                      4,80,000                           6.0

So, the per annum average salary of a skilled individual may range anywhere between Rs. 2 lakh p.a. to Rs. 12 lakh p.a.

Some of the top companies which employ workforce in large chunks are:


This is one of India’s largest private sector banks. Originally, it was promoted in 1994 by ICICI Ltd, which was an Indian financial institution and was the wholly owned subsidiary company. ICICI gives a wide range of services to its clients and also it is involved in offering a variety of products too. Its clientele includes the likes of corporate and retail customers.


This is the 3rd largest private sector bank of India. Its clientele includes the likes of MSMEs, Large and Mid-corporates, Agriculture and Retail businesses. The bank has around 2589 branches all over India. These branches also comprise of extension counters.


The bank commenced its operations in the year 1994. The bank’s core focus lies in the product quality and extremely well-organised services that it provides to its clients. This is the reason that its presence is felt not only in the domestic territory but also internationally.

Standard Chartered Bank

It is a British multinational banking and financial institution that is based in London where its main headquarter is located. It has around 1200 branches across the globe in around 70 nations. The workforce employed in this bank is of the range of about 87,000 employees.

IndusInd Bank

These are some of the banking organizations which employ skilled employees in large chunk. The youth in India having the requisite skills can seek employment opportunities in these organizations. Also, there are nationalized banks of India like the SBI, Bank of India, Punjab National Bank, Oriental Bank, etc. which employ workforce on the basis of written exams conducted under the IBPS system. Aspirants can prepare for these exams and accordingly apply to the opportunities provided by these banks.


Career in Animation and Visual Arts

Animation and entertainment industry are two interconnected fields that are currently riding at their peak. There are so many opportunities, jobs and careers that are emerging from it. One such career is that of an Animator or Animation and Visual Effect Artist. If you also aspire to make a career in the field of Animation and Visual Arts and are looking forward to information regarding the same, help is here. Discussed below are some essential aspects of a career in Animation and Visual Arts in India that you may find helpful:

Career Profile of Animation and Visual Artist

The chief role of an Animator or Animation and Visual Effect Artist

All about a Career in Animation and Visual Arts
All about a Career in Animation and Visual Arts

is to create 2D or 3D graphic images, movies content or create computer generated visual effects to enhance the overall message, idea or emotion behind the content. It is a very skilled job that requires expertise and experience.There are certain skills that are required in a person who wishes to make a career in Animation and Visual Arts. Some of these skills include: creative flair, innovation,ability to work under pressure and on deadline oriented work, managerial and organizational skills, understanding of images,computer skills, etc.

Different Career Options in Animation and Visual Arts

There are certain career options within the career of Animation and Visual Arts. Apart from different levels to the post, one has to choose between different streams, such as that of 2D and 3D Animation, Animation Design, Visual Effects, etc. One also has to decide between working as a full time employee, on contract basis or as a self-employed individual. There are so many aspects to explore and jobs are plenty in the market.

Career Scope

The scope of a career as an Animator or Animation and Visual Effect Artist is quite immense. The entertainment industry is widely using animation and visual effects to enhance their end product. Thus, the demand for such professionals is on the rise. Work opportunities and employment prospects are great. One can explore different aspects of this career.

Salary Range of Animation and Visual Artist

The salary earned by a professional working as an Animator or Animation and Visual Effect Artist tends to vary depending on certain factors, such as their qualification, the experience they have, the company that hires them, whether they work as a permanent employee or on contract basis, etc. However, on an average, an Animator or Animation and Visual Effect Artist in India receives a pay package of INR 2.5 to 5 Lacs per annum.

Educational Qualification:

The profession of an Animator or Animation and Visual Effect Artist is very precise and requires skills and expertise particular to this field. Thus, one has to acquire education and training that is relevant to this career. For an entry level job as an Animator or Animation and Visual Effect Artistone needs to have  a Bachelor’s degree or a professional diploma in courses such as 2D Animation, 3D animation, VFX & Composting, Visual Arts, Fine Arts or any other related course. One must also look forward to internships.

Best Colleges/ Institutes to Obtain Qualification Diploma Degree in Animation and Visual Arts

There are many great colleges, academies and educational institutes in the country that are offering quality courses to those interested in a career in Animation and Visual Arts. Some of these institutes and academies one must consider for obtaining their qualification diploma degree have been enlisted as follows:

  • International Institute of Fine Arts
  • Indian Institute of Digital Art & Animation
  • Amity School of Fine Arts
  • National Institute of Design
  • MAEER’s MIT Institute of Design
  • International College of Animation Arts and Technology
  • Toonz Animation Academy
  • Zed Institute of Creative Arts
  • Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics
  • RACE Animation College

Highest Paying Jobs in Finance Sector

Finance is one of those sectors which is brimming with jobs and amazing opportunities for the young as well as experienced talented individuals alike. It is the most competitive, yet lucrative and high paying sector. It is perhaps the variety of career options it offers that is working as a major attraction for freshers. In case, you too wish to make a career in this sector with a job that will bring a handsome pay along with all its challenging aspects, then you must read on! Enlisted below are some of the best paying jobs in Finance Sector:

Chief Financial Officer:

It is one of the highest paying jobs that one can consider to pursue if they wish to get into finance sector. A Chief Financial Officer is basically a finance manager on the highest post. They oversee and contribute in managing different financial aspects for an organization, such as financial recordkeeping, finance risk management, finance planning, etc.

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Highest Paying Jobs in Finance Sector-Jobkarma-chakreview

To pursue this career, you need at least Master’s degree in Finance/ Economics/ Business Administration. Big banks are the major employers for CFOs.On average, a personnel working on the post of Chief Financial Officer receives a pay package of INR 25.24 Lacs per annum.

Risk Manager:

Another very well paying job in the finance sector is that of the Risk Manager. The chief job duties of a Risk Manager is to identify, assess, manage and provide solutions to present and potential risk factors for an organization. These risks include market risk, credit risk, liquidity risk, risk from competitors, etc. To pursue this career, you need at least Master’s degree in Risk Management/ Finance/ Business Administration. On average, a personnel working on the post of Risk Manager receives a pay package of INR 9.8 Lacs per annum.

Account Manager:

The job of an Account Manager is another great option for those looking forward to a lucrative career option in Finance sector. The chief role of an Account Manager is to handle the accounts of the employing organization. It includes keeping a record of and monitoring ledger, finance statements, etc. To pursue the career of an Account Manager, you need Bachelor’s degree in Accounts/ Finance. However, some employers prefer those with an MBA degree. On average, a personnel working on the post of Account Manager receives a pay package of INR 5.8 Lacs per annum.

Financial Advisor:

One more lucrative job option available to those interested in making a career in Finance sector is that of a Financial Advisor. The role of a Financial Advisor is to manage and plan the financial endeavors of its organization. They provide financial advice regarding where to invest finance, put in more capital, make cuts, create finance policies, etc. To become a Financial Advisor, you need a Bachelor’s degree in Finance/ Business Administration. A Master’s degree can enhance job prospects and bring better work opportunities. On average, a personnel working on the post of Financial Advisor receives a pay package of INR 3.8 Lacs per annum.

Financial Analyst:

Another high paying job in the finance sector is that of a Financial Analyst. The job of a personnel working as a Financial Analyst is to gather and analyze information regarding the finances of the organization in order to help them make sound financial decisions. To pursue a career as a Financial Analyst, you need Bachelor’s degree in Finance/ Business Administration. Here too, a Master’s degree can help explore better jobs and work opportunities.On average, a personnel working on the post of Financial Analyst receives a pay package of INR 3.5 Lacs per annum.

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