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How much does a Lead Software Engineer make?

Updated 6 Jan 2022
₹18L /yr
Average Base Pay

1,891 salaries

₹8L

Low

₹18L

Average

₹32L

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Lead Software Engineer make? The national average salary for a Lead Software Engineer is ₹18,17,108 in India. Filter by location to see Lead Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,891 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Lead Software Engineer employees.

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Lead Software Engineer₹18L /yr
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Fidelity Investments
4.2

Fidelity Investments

Lead Software Engineer

₹15,00,230

 /yr
Range: ₹1L - ₹32L
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₹1L

₹32L

₹1,40,988 - ₹31,51,124 Range

Persistent Systems
4.1

Persistent Systems

Lead Software Engineer

₹9,30,472

 /yr
Range: ₹4L - ₹17L

₹4L

₹17L

₹3,60,055 - ₹16,50,589 Range

Adobe
4.4

Adobe

Lead Software Engineer

₹16,69,870

 /yr
Range: ₹2L - ₹36L

₹2L

₹36L

₹1,95,171 - ₹36,33,186 Range

TietoEVRY
4

TietoEVRY

Lead Software Engineer

₹17,64,205

 /yr
Range: ₹11L - ₹28L

₹11L

₹28L

₹11,28,733 - ₹27,80,072 Range

OpenText
3.6

OpenText

Lead Software Engineer

₹16,35,394

 /yr
Range: ₹2L - ₹30L

₹2L

₹30L

₹2,11,250 - ₹29,92,954 Range

Cadence Design Systems
4.4

Cadence Design Systems

Lead Software Engineer

₹22,40,976

 /yr
Range: ₹16L - ₹35L

₹16L

₹35L

₹15,93,375 - ₹35,15,540 Range

UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group)
4

UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group)

Lead Software Engineer

₹17,49,788

 /yr
Range: ₹14L - ₹22L

₹14L

₹22L

₹14,06,662 - ₹21,64,291 Range

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Informatica
4.3

Informatica

Lead Software Engineer

₹27,64,928

 /yr
Range: ₹17L - ₹34L

₹17L

₹34L

₹17,13,826 - ₹33,72,464 Range

GS Lab
4.2

GS Lab

Lead Software Engineer

₹15,99,176

 /yr
Range: ₹2L - ₹24L

₹2L

₹24L

₹2,02,959 - ₹23,98,690 Range

Impetus Technologies
4.1

Impetus Technologies

Lead Software Engineer

₹15,79,653

 /yr
Range: ₹2L - ₹27L

₹2L

₹27L

₹1,80,000 - ₹27,00,000 Range

Freshworks
4.2

Freshworks

Lead Software Engineer

₹28,11,661

 /yr
Range: ₹19L - ₹43L

₹19L

₹43L

₹19,38,593 - ₹42,68,527 Range

Samsung R&D Institute India - Bangalore
3.1

Samsung R&D Institute India - Bangalore

Lead Software Engineer

₹17,45,079

 /yr
Range: ₹11L - ₹27L

₹11L

₹27L

₹10,74,283 - ₹27,09,126 Range

HCL Technologies
3.7

HCL Technologies

Lead Software Engineer

₹7,13,118

 /yr
Range: ₹2L - ₹11L

₹2L

₹11L

₹1,93,291 - ₹10,54,662 Range

John Deere
4

John Deere

Lead Software Engineer

₹16,05,880

 /yr
Range: ₹14L - ₹19L

₹14L

₹19L

₹13,90,095 - ₹19,28,868 Range

EPAM
4.2

EPAM

Lead Software Engineer

₹22,23,685

 /yr
Range: ₹6L - ₹33L

₹6L

₹33L

₹5,99,801 - ₹33,29,451 Range

Snapdeal
4.2

Snapdeal

Lead Software Engineer

₹28,10,174

 /yr
Range: ₹19L - ₹40L

₹19L

₹40L

₹18,54,048 - ₹39,97,817 Range

Thomson Reuters
3.8

Thomson Reuters

Lead Software Engineer

₹16,48,026

 /yr
Range: ₹2L - ₹33L

₹2L

₹33L

₹1,62,418 - ₹32,83,142 Range

Société Générale
3.6

Société Générale

Lead Software Engineer

₹17,28,753

 /yr
Range: ₹12L - ₹27L

₹12L

₹27L

₹11,75,578 - ₹27,00,000 Range

MakeMyTrip
4.3

MakeMyTrip

Lead Software Engineer

₹29,50,160

 /yr
Range: ₹25L - ₹36L

₹25L

₹36L

₹25,36,989 - ₹35,80,547 Range

Samsung Electronics
3.8

Samsung Electronics

Lead Software Engineer

₹14,70,870

 /yr
Range: ₹6L - ₹19L

₹6L

₹19L

₹6,37,624 - ₹18,98,772 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Lead Software Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Lead Software Engineer is ₹18,17,109 per year in India. Filter by location to see a Lead Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1891 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Lead Software Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Lead Software Engineer in India is ₹31,91,831 per year.

The lowest salary for a Lead Software Engineer in India is ₹7,50,557 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent lead software engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

₹15,00,000
per year
A Lead Software Engineer in the Bengaluru Area area reported making ₹15,00,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Bengaluru Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
₹4,49,999
per year
A Module Lead - Front End Team in the Bengaluru Area area reported making ₹4,49,999 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Bengaluru Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
₹22,00,000
per year
A Module Lead in the New Delhi Area area reported making ₹22,00,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New Delhi Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
₹28,00,000
per year
A Software Lead Engineer in the Bengaluru Area area reported making ₹28,00,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Bengaluru Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
₹10,00,000
per year
A Lead Software Engineer in the Pune Area area reported making ₹10,00,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Pune Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
₹32,00,000
per year
A Lead Software Engineer in the Bengaluru Area area reported making ₹32,00,000 per year
Additional Pay
₹320k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Bengaluru Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
₹9,00,000
per year
A Lead Software Engineer in the Chennai Area area reported making ₹9,00,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Chennai Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
₹30,00,000
per year
A Lead Software Engineer in the New Delhi Area area reported making ₹30,00,000 per year
Additional Pay
₹400k cash bonus
Job Highlights
New Delhi Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
₹11,00,000
per year
A Module Lead in the Pune Area area reported making ₹11,00,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Pune Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
₹40,00,000
per year
A Lead Software Engineer in the New Delhi Area area reported making ₹40,00,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
New Delhi Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
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