Highest Paying Jobs of 2017

OK! I get it. I am also a teenager like you who wishes to earn a good sum of money in his life. High paying jobs are not easy to come by and opportunity does not knock on everyone's door. Therefore, securing a good education, earning good experience in the field and also knowing the right people can get you a job of your desire. In my honest opinion, even if you have top-level education, shaking the right people's hands can land you a good enough job. But this article is not about that. Its about which job pays the most... most likely a competition of sorts between profession. 😅

Since everyone would like to know about this, I have scoured through the internet and found out tht the following professions are the highest paid:

1. Management Professionals:

     Aaha! You might have guessed it! Maybe not! But a management professional is required to steer any organisation to success or failure. Without a proper management, no company will be able to survive, especially in today's competitive atmosphere. Therefore, never underestimate the power and importance of a management professional, a good one that is.

Entry level:  ₹ 8,00,000
Mid-career: ₹ 25,00,000
Experienced: ₹ 80,00,000

2. Investment Banker:

     Hmm.... Most of you would have expected this to be No.1 (just like me). Well, its a cool 2nd place! Investment Bankers are renowned for their financial prowess in advisory services as well as investments. They are one of the most important positions in the financial markets. They work under a lot of pressure and as a result take home a good package.

Entry level:  ₹12,00,000
Mid-career:  ₹ 30,00,000
Experienced:  ₹ above 50,00,000

Apart from these, they also get a good amount of commission on the deals completed by them... so there's that as well!

3. Chartered Accountant:

    One of most respected jobs in the country apart from being one of the toughest courses to complete in the country, it is a very demanding job and thus, is high paying. The individual requires complete knowledge of accounting as well as business laws and taxation. CAs also provide advisory services regarding finances.

Entry-level: ₹5,50,000
Mid-career: ₹13,00,000
Experienced: ₹25,00,000

4. Oil and Natural Gas Professionals:

       The oil and natural gas industry is one of the biggest and probably, the most profitable industry of all. Since the oil reserves are always located in areas where experts are required. professionals such as Geologists, Marine engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Petrochemical Engineers are required n abundance to keep the organisation functioning impeccably.

Experienced: ₹ 15,0,000 +

Apart from the salary, they are also awarded other perks.

5. Business analyst:

       A very peculiar profession but one that is highly coveted in the business world and requires loads of experience along with being highly competent and presentable. One needs to be well-versed in subjects like analytics, statistics and mathematics apart from having high IQ levels to be able to analyze or predict most situations in an ever-changing economy.

Entry-level: ₹ ~ 6,00,000
Experienced: depends on the level of experience and reputation.

6. Medical Professionals:

       The filed of medicine is very complex and not easily understood by the common man. Thus, medical professionals of all capacities are highly coveted and revered worldwide. Also, there is no recession in the field and as the experience builds, so does the income.

Average pay (industry-wide)

General Practitioner: ₹ 5,00,000
General Surgeon: ₹ 8,50,000
Medical Doctor: ₹ 17,00,000

7. Aviation Professionals:

     Ummm.... Well, to summarize the job of an aviation professional, LOTS OF PRESSURE!!! With having roughly 350 lives at stake in every flight, every single person associated with the aircraft from the pilot to the maintenance engineer are equally responsible and under pressure. Due to these sort of situations, they do earn a lot of money.

Average Pay:

Commercial Pilot: ₹ 20,00,000
Helicopter Pilot: ₹ 18,00,000
Maintenance Engineer: ₹ 10,00,000

8. Law Professionals:

      There is no age limit to be working as a lawyer. There have been tales of reputed lawyers rejecting the posts of Judges to continue earning their incomes. The Law profession requires a lot of knowledge, patience and tremendous communication skills. Experienced lawyers are known to charge a fortune.

Average Salary:

Corporate Lawyer: ₹ 6,00,000
Senior Attorney: ₹ 9,50,000

9. Marketing Professional:

       The art of marketing revolves around being able to sell a product. When you read the previous line, it feels pretty easy, but, give it a good thought and then tell me that its easy! You need to convince the consumer to spend his money on your product. It's not as easy as we think it is. A person with in-depth knowledge in this field may also be eligible to assume the post of a CEO of a company.

Average Salary:

Entry-level: ₹ 1,50,000
Mid-career: ₹ 5,00,000
Experienced: ₹ >10,00,000

10. IT and Software Engineers:

     With the progress in technology, the demand for skilled software professionals will always be a requirement. Hence, it can also be called as an evergreen profession. Even though there is a higher supply than demand, very skilled professionals are offered enormous amounts of salary! Their work mostly revolves around designing, implementation, programming, etc.

Average Salary:

Entry-level:₹ 3,50,000
Mid-career:₹ 8,50,000
Experienced:₹ 16,00,000

Hope you gained a nugget or two of information from the above article.

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