13 Best And Highest Paid Jobs In India (2024)

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Indian economy is growing each year and many people are wondering which professions they should focus on. Nowadays not only doctors and engineers make good cash, but there are also many new jobs to choose from that are paid very well.
Here is the list of best-paid jobs in India.

1. Lawyer

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This is a profession that will always be needed and important for the economy. There are several fields, such as criminal, litigation, corporate and others. Corporate law is very important for companies. The majority of od lawyers study to get a BA LLB degree. They study for five years after school or three after they graduate. You can even specialize further in a special field of law and get an MA LLB degree. Corporate lawyers can earn up to Rs. 7 Lakh per year. You can be paid even better if you come from a good or famous school.

2. Commercial Pilot

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Being a commercial pilot in India is a great job you can start at a young age. The downside is that it can be quite tiring and requires you to be in the air for a very long time. Getting a commercial pilot license is very expensive but pays off later. Training for pilots from bartoliniair.com is very hard and you need to spend more than 200 hours flying, have ground training as well as pass Class 12 with Maths and Physics. With this job, you can earn about Rs. 1.5-2 Lakh per month.

3. Management Professional

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Management Professionals work in areas such as Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, some Operations and Logistics. This job requires you to have an MBA degree. You can attend umpteen business schools or go to ones where students are placed with campus recruitments. Some companies even recruit graduates from the best colleges and courses such as BBA, B.Com, B.A. (H) Economics…

4. Doctor

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Medical schools are quite popular in India for a long time. The need for health care grows each year so new doctors are always welcome, which is why this is one of the best professions to choose in India. You need to attend medical college, finish MBBS and even get an MD degree if you want. If you come from a good college you could earn up to Rs. 6 Lakh annually. Doctors find jobs in various hospitals or private clinics.

5. Management Consultant

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Management consultancies are required in various companies or institutions when they are making a business change. They can work in any industry and do not always need an MBA degree. These specialists do a lot of research and use different skills. You need to know there are certain lucrative client-facing roles and that they are quite demanding. There is no strict educational route that will lead you to this job since it has a  very diverse nature.
The most important thing is to have huge in-depth knowledge and some working experience in a specific field of business. This is one of the highest paid jobs in India since consultants earn about Rs. 8-10 Lakh a year.

6. Civil Services

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The civil services examination was started by the British in order to inculcate the administrative class in India. It is very prestigious and salaries in this field are quite high from the beginning. Indian Foreign Services have very high Foreign Allowances. You need to work very hard to get this job and to pass the UPSC exam. Usually, civil services officers earn about Rs. 80,000-85,000  per month.

7. Chartered Accountant

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Chartered Accountants are professionals who will always be required in various companies, including multi-national ones. You need to pass three levels of exams as well as attend 3-year articles in order to be given a Chartered Accountant degree. Those people who clear CA Final in one attempt get high salaries, about Rs. 11-15 Lakh.

8. Merchant Navy

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This is a great job for those who love the seaside and the beach. Merchant Navy is a group of people who manage commercial shipping operations. This job can sometimes be socially and physically challenging since you need to spend about 9 months at the sea. That is why this is one of the best-paid jobs you can have in India.
There are a few courses you can attend, but you must pass the lass 12 with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. When you start your salary should be around Rs. 30,000 a month if you are a junior engineer. You get free board and food as well. After some time you can become Chief Engineer whose salary is about Rs. 1.5 Lakh per month.

9. Company Secretary

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Wikipedia says that “the company secretary is responsible for the efficient administration of a company, particularly with regard to ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements and for ensuring that decisions of the board of directors are implemented”. To become a secretary you need to finish a special course to get the needed level of expertise. You can learn more about it at the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. Salaries of company secretaries are between Rs. 28,000 to Rs. 40,000 a month.

10. Computer Science Engineering

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This is one of the highest-paid jobs in this country since tech space is growing very fast and there are always new technological advancements. Numbers of digital MNCs such as  Amazon, Microsoft, Google and Facebook have big operations in India and they always need new employees. You can attend engineering college and choose a course in computer science engineering. Try to attend a famous college that is known for good campus recruitments. There is no limit when it comes to salaries, you only need to work hard in order to achieve your goals.

11. Lecturer

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They are very important when it comes to Nation building. Colleges offer Professional courses you can attend and after you finish your studies in both Private and Government Colleges. The education sector is finally growing in India and new colleges need lecturers. Experience is very important for this job. You can be paid to give coaching classes if you have entrepreneurship skills. You need to get UG Bachelor’s Degree and later maybe get a Master’s Degree. If you want to work for Government Colleges you must pass the PSC (State-wise or Central) exam.

12. Scientists

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The Research and Development sectors need new scientists. You can specialize in various fields such as Defence, Agriculture, Fisheries, Genetics, Biotechnology, and others. You can even work for Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals, Food Processing and Technology sectors.

13. Fashion Professionals

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There is quite a lot of money in this industry. It is very important that you have some experience or are good looking if you wish to become a model. People that are paid well are Models, Fashion Designers, Makeup artists and Beauty Specialists, Event Managers and Coordinators, Sales Managers, Fashion Photographers, Production Managers, and others.