How much does a Scientist make?

Updated 16 Jun 2021
₹953K /yr
Average Base Pay

215 salaries

₹394K

Low

₹953K

Average

₹1,818K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Scientist is ₹9,53,286 in India. Filter by location to see Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 215 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Scientist employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Research Scientist₹883K /yr
L3
Senior Research Scientist₹1,310K /yr
L4
Leader of Research₹1,457K /yr
Career Path

Related Job Titles

Research Scientist

₹ 57,635

per year

Scientist I

₹ 67,832

per year

Senior Scientist

₹ 70,953

per year

Staff Scientist

₹ 12,06,037

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

₹ 79,312

 /mo
Range: ₹14K - ₹170K
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₹14K

₹170K

₹ 14,144 - ₹ 1,70,346 Range

Defence Research & Development Organisation
4.3

Defence Research & Development Organisation

Scientist

₹ 13,25,654

 /yr
Range: ₹322K - ₹4,824K

₹322K

₹4,824K

₹ 3,21,813 - ₹ 48,23,603 Range

Dr. Reddy's
4

Dr. Reddy's

Scientist

₹ 5,45,380

 /yr
Range: ₹168K - ₹1,315K

₹168K

₹1,315K

₹ 1,68,427 - ₹ 13,15,285 Range

Biocon
3.7

Biocon

Scientist

₹ 4,00,000

 /yr
Range: ₹182K - ₹1,270K

₹182K

₹1,270K

₹ 1,81,972 - ₹ 12,69,900 Range

Strand Life Sciences
3.5

Strand Life Sciences

Scientist

₹ 5,52,387

 /yr
Range: ₹291K - ₹1,322K

₹291K

₹1,322K

₹ 2,90,695 - ₹ 13,21,986 Range

Novartis
4.2

Novartis

Scientist

₹ 8,56,787

 /yr
Range: ₹558K - ₹1,048K

₹558K

₹1,048K

₹ 5,57,616 - ₹ 10,48,050 Range

Thermo Fisher Scientific
3.8

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Scientist

₹ 7,87,411

 /yr
Range: ₹147K - ₹10,387K

₹147K

₹10,387K

₹ 1,46,647 - ₹ 1,03,86,647 Range

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National Informatics Centre
4

National Informatics Centre

Scientist

₹ 12,20,294

 /yr
Range: ₹822K - ₹2,453K

₹822K

₹2,453K

₹ 8,21,935 - ₹ 24,52,978 Range

Government of India
4.2

Government of India

Scientist - Monthly

₹ 1,01,011

 /mo
Range: ₹10K - ₹215K

₹10K

₹215K

₹ 9,871 - ₹ 2,15,345 Range

SABIC
4.1

SABIC

Scientist

₹ 12,67,377

 /yr
Range: ₹841K - ₹1,913K

₹841K

₹1,913K

₹ 8,40,885 - ₹ 19,13,142 Range

Cellworks
3.7

Cellworks

Scientist

₹ 6,19,066

 /yr
Range: ₹240K - ₹1,700K

₹240K

₹1,700K

₹ 2,40,000 - ₹ 17,00,095 Range

Anthem Biosciences
3.8

Anthem Biosciences

Scientist - Monthly

₹ 25,487

 /mo
Range: ₹9K - ₹29K

₹9K

₹29K

₹ 8,786 - ₹ 28,750 Range

CSIR
4

CSIR

Scientist - Monthly

₹ 59,996

 /mo
Range: ₹20K - ₹242K

₹20K

₹242K

₹ 19,525 - ₹ 2,41,634 Range

CSIR India
4

CSIR India

Scientist - Monthly

₹ 88,010

 /mo
Range: ₹41K - ₹125K

₹41K

₹125K

₹ 41,287 - ₹ 1,25,000 Range

Aditya Birla Science and Technology Company
3.1

Aditya Birla Science and Technology Company

Scientist

₹ 8,84,264

 /yr
Range: ₹625K - ₹1,211K

₹625K

₹1,211K

₹ 6,25,000 - ₹ 12,11,228 Range

BARC
4.1

BARC

Scientist - Monthly

₹ 86,466

 /mo
Range: ₹66K - ₹132K

₹66K

₹132K

₹ 66,067 - ₹ 1,32,439 Range

Bureau of Indian Standards
3.5

Bureau of Indian Standards

Scientist - Monthly

₹ 66,200

 /mo
Range: ₹62K - ₹93K

₹62K

₹93K

₹ 62,134 - ₹ 93,202 Range

L'Oréal
3.9

L'Oréal

Scientist

₹ 22,95,728

 /yr
Range: ₹2,113K - ₹3,254K

₹2,113K

₹3,254K

₹ 21,12,570 - ₹ 32,54,234 Range

Aditya Birla Group
4

Aditya Birla Group

Scientist

₹ 9,83,217

 /yr
Range: ₹234K - ₹1,491K

₹234K

₹1,491K

₹ 2,33,657 - ₹ 14,91,226 Range

Mondelēz International
3.9

Mondelēz International

Scientist

₹ 16,28,499

 /yr
Range: ₹1,155K - ₹2,030K

₹1,155K

₹2,030K

₹ 11,54,944 - ₹ 20,30,406 Range

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Recent Salary Reports

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

₹25,00,000
per year
A Research Scientist in the Bengaluru Area area reported making ₹25,00,000 per year
Job Highlights
Bengaluru Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
₹70,000
monthly
A Scientist in the Ahmedabad Area area reported making ₹70,000 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Ahmedabad Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
₹31,000
monthly
A Research Scholar in the New Delhi Area area reported making ₹31,000 per month
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New Delhi Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
College / University
₹8,50,000
per year
A Scientist in the Bengaluru Area area reported making ₹8,50,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Bengaluru Area area
Contract
 
201 to 500 employees
College / University
₹10,48,050
per year
A Scientist in the Hyderabad Area area reported making ₹10,48,050 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Hyderabad Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
₹8,69,882
per year
A Scientist in the Ahmedabad Area area reported making ₹8,69,882 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Ahmedabad Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
₹75,000
monthly
A Scientist in the Chennai Area area reported making ₹75,000 per month
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Chennai Area area
 
Contract
501 to 1000 employees
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