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Software Engineer Salary in India

based on 225.1k salaries

Average Annual Salary

₹ 5.5 LPA

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Estimated Take Home Salary

₹ 41,580 - ₹ 42,722/month

Software Engineer salary in India ranges between ₹ 3.0 Lakhs to ₹ 15.5 Lakhs with an average annual salary of ₹ 5.5 Lakhs. Salary estimates are based on 225.1k salaries received from Software Engineers.

Last Updated: 11 Mar, 2022

Average Annual Salary by Experience

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Software Engineer salary in India with less than 1 year of experience to 31 years ranges from ₹ 3.0 Lakhs to ₹ 15.5 Lakhs with an average annual salary of ₹ 5.5 Lakhs based on 225.1k salaries.

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Top Skills for Software Engineers

based on 37,530 jobs

Skills

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1

Javascript

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2

Software Engineering

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4

Python

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Software Engineer Salaries by Company

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Company Name

Average Annual Salary

Tech Mahindra (11.1k Salaries)
2-5 yrs exp

₹ 4.7L

₹ 3.6L
₹ 7.5L
HCL Technologies (9.6k Salaries)
1-5 yrs exp

₹ 4.4L

₹ 3.0L
₹ 7.5L
Accenture (8.8k Salaries)
2-5 yrs exp

₹ 6.1L

₹ 4.2L
₹ 10.0L
TCS (7.8k Salaries)
2-5 yrs exp

₹ 5.4L

₹ 3.5L
₹ 11.2L
Wipro (4.4k Salaries)
2-5 yrs exp

₹ 5.8L

₹ 3.5L
₹ 11.2L
Capgemini (3.9k Salaries)
1-4 yrs exp

₹ 4.5L

₹ 3.0L
₹ 8.3L
1-4 yrs exp

₹ 5.2L

₹ 3.8L
₹ 8.5L
Cognizant (3.2k Salaries)
2-7 yrs exp

₹ 7.0L

₹ 4.0L
₹ 12.0L
Cgi Group (2.9k Salaries)
2-5 yrs exp

₹ 5.7L

₹ 4.1L
₹ 9.0L
Infosys (2.5k Salaries)
1-5 yrs exp

₹ 6.1L

₹ 3.4L
₹ 24.2L

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Frequently Asked Questions about Software Engineer Salaries

What is the salary of a Software Engineer in India?
Average salary for a Software Engineer in India is 5.5 Lakhs per year (₹45.8k per month). Salary estimates are based on 225124 salaries received from various Software Engineers across industries.
What are the top paying companies that employ Software Engineers?
What is the starting salary for a Software Engineer in India?
Average starting Salary for Software Engineer in India is around ₹3.0 Lakhs per year (₹25.0k per month). No prior experience is required to be a Software Engineer.
What is the highest salary for a Software Engineer in India?
Highest salary that a Software Engineer can earn is ₹15.5 Lakhs per year (₹1.3L per month).
How does Software Engineer Salary in India change with experience?
An Entry Level Software Engineer with less than three years of experience earns an average salary of ₹6.2 Lakhs per year. A mid-career Software Engineer with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of ₹8.5 Lakhs per year, while a Senior Software Engineer with 10-20 years of experience earns an average salary of ₹18.2 Lakhs per year.
What are the top paying industries for Software Engineer in India?
What are the top paying cities for Software Engineer in India?
What are the popular/top skills required to become a Software Engineer?
These are the top skills of a Software Engineer based on 37530 jobs posted by employers.
  • Javascript
  • Software Engineering
  • SQL
  • Python
  • Java

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