How much does a Scientist make?

Updated 25 Sep 2021
₹9L /yr
Average Base Pay

246 salaries

₹4L

Low

₹9L

Average

₹19L

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Scientist is ₹9,36,585 per year in India. Filter by location to see Scientist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 246 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Scientist employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Research Scientist₹9L /yr
L3
Senior Research Scientist₹13L /yr
L4
Career Path

Related Job Titles

Research Scientist

₹52,983

per year

Scientist I

₹71,399

per year

Senior Scientist

₹78,525

per year

Staff Scientist

₹12,37,194

per year

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Government of India, Department of Space, Indian Space Research Organisation
4.2

Government of India, Department of Space, Indian Space Research Organisation

Scientist - Monthly

₹76,488

 /mo
Range: ₹15T - ₹2L
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₹15T

₹2L

₹14,510 - ₹1,74,746 Range

Defence Research & Development Organisation
4.3

Defence Research & Development Organisation

Scientist

₹13,09,878

 /yr
Range: ₹4L - ₹26L

₹4L

₹26L

₹3,62,165 - ₹26,03,575 Range

Dr. Reddy's
4

Dr. Reddy's

Scientist

₹5,74,153

 /yr
Range: ₹2L - ₹13L

₹2L

₹13L

₹2,02,781 - ₹13,49,265 Range

Biocon
3.7

Biocon

Scientist

₹4,05,911

 /yr
Range: ₹3L - ₹5L

₹3L

₹5L

₹2,50,000 - ₹5,14,820 Range

Strand Life Sciences
3.3

Strand Life Sciences

Scientist

₹5,73,525

 /yr
Range: ₹3L - ₹14L

₹3L

₹14L

₹2,98,204 - ₹13,56,138 Range

Government of India
4.3

Government of India

Scientist - Monthly

₹1,07,383

 /mo
Range: ₹10T - ₹2L

₹10T

₹2L

₹10,126 - ₹2,20,909 Range

Novartis
4.2

Novartis

Scientist

₹9,95,000

 /yr
Range: ₹2L - ₹12L

₹2L

₹12L

₹1,98,951 - ₹11,65,274 Range

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National Informatics Centre
4.2

National Informatics Centre

Scientist

₹12,36,905

 /yr
Range: ₹8L - ₹25L

₹8L

₹25L

₹8,43,169 - ₹25,16,349 Range

SABIC
4

SABIC

Scientist

₹13,65,831

 /yr
Range: ₹9L - ₹20L

₹9L

₹20L

₹8,62,609 - ₹19,62,567 Range

Bureau of Indian Standards
3.5

Bureau of Indian Standards

Scientist - Monthly

₹69,584

 /mo
Range: ₹64T - ₹96T

₹64T

₹96T

₹63,740 - ₹95,609 Range

Aditya Birla Science and Technology Company
3.3

Aditya Birla Science and Technology Company

Scientist

₹9,07,109

 /yr
Range: ₹6L - ₹12L

₹6L

₹12L

₹6,36,453 - ₹12,42,519 Range

BARC
4.3

BARC

Scientist - Monthly

₹94,229

 /mo
Range: ₹80T - ₹2L

₹80T

₹2L

₹79,615 - ₹1,66,667 Range

Thermo Fisher Scientific
3.8

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Scientist

₹7,26,028

 /yr
Range: ₹2L - ₹15L

₹2L

₹15L

₹1,50,435 - ₹15,46,318 Range

Anthem Biosciences
3.9

Anthem Biosciences

Scientist - Monthly

₹26,145

 /mo
Range: ₹9T - ₹30T

₹9T

₹30T

₹9,012 - ₹29,544 Range

CSIR India
4.1

CSIR India

Scientist - Monthly

₹90,202

 /mo
Range: ₹52T - ₹1L

₹52T

₹1L

₹51,821 - ₹1,27,291 Range

Mondelēz International
3.9

Mondelēz International

Scientist

₹18,85,110

 /yr
Range: ₹12L - ₹25L

₹12L

₹25L

₹11,84,781 - ₹25,00,000 Range

Chromous Biotech

Scientist - Monthly

₹26,036

 /mo
Range: ₹24T - ₹34T

₹24T

₹34T

₹23,941 - ₹33,887 Range

CSIR
4.2

CSIR

Scientist - Monthly

₹68,122

 /mo
Range: ₹20T - ₹2L

₹20T

₹2L

₹20,030 - ₹2,47,876 Range

Aurobindo Pharma
3.9

Aurobindo Pharma

Scientist - Monthly

₹78,810

 /mo
Range: ₹59T - ₹83T

₹59T

₹83T

₹59,096 - ₹83,494 Range

Tata Consultancy Services
3.9

Tata Consultancy Services

Scientist

₹17,93,828

 /yr
Range: ₹10L - ₹20L

₹10L

₹20L

₹9,77,592 - ₹20,00,000 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Scientist salaries

The national average salary for a Scientist is ₹9,36,585 per year in India. Filter by location to see a Scientist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 246 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Scientist employees.

The highest salary for a Scientist in India is ₹18,81,094 per year.

The lowest salary for a Scientist in India is ₹3,81,219 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

₹8,00,000
per year
A Customer Scientist in the Chennai Area area reported making ₹8,00,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Chennai Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
₹31,000
monthly
A Research Scholar in the Mumbai Area area reported making ₹31,000 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Mumbai Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
College / University
₹7,50,000
per year
A Scientist in the Bengaluru Area area reported making ₹7,50,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Bengaluru Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
₹25,000
monthly
A Research Scholar in the Chennai Area area reported making ₹25,000 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Chennai Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
₹9,00,000
per year
A Scientist C in the Bengaluru Area area reported making ₹9,00,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Bengaluru Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Government
₹8,00,000
per year
A Research Scientist in the Vadodara Area area reported making ₹8,00,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Vadodara Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
₹9,50,000
per year
A Scientist in the Ahmedabad Area area reported making ₹9,50,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Ahmedabad Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
₹9,00,000
per year
A Life Science Specialist in the Chennai Area area reported making ₹9,00,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Chennai Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
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