How much does a Senior Scientist make?

Updated 16 Oct 2021
₹15L /yr
Average Base Pay

109 salaries

₹6L

Low

₹15L

Average

₹32L

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Senior Scientist is ₹14,81,804 per year in India. Filter by location to see Senior Scientist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 109 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Scientist employees.

Seniority Levels

L3
Senior Research Scientist₹13L /yr
L4
Leader of Research₹15L /yr
Career Path

Related Job Titles

Principal Scientist

₹76,379

per year

Research Associate

£30,688

per year

Associate Scientist

₹32,501

per year

Research Scientist

₹53,453

per year

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Biocon
3.7

Biocon

Senior Scientist

₹7,23,785

 /yr
Range: ₹4L - ₹10L
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₹4L

₹10L

₹4,35,427 - ₹9,61,544 Range

Dr. Reddy's
4

Dr. Reddy's

Senior Scientist

₹15,51,238

 /yr
Range: ₹7L - ₹28L

₹7L

₹28L

₹6,99,492 - ₹28,32,317 Range

SABIC
4

SABIC

Senior Scientist

₹25,12,387

 /yr
Range: ₹10L - ₹28L

₹10L

₹28L

₹10,00,000 - ₹28,22,579 Range

CSIR India
4.1

CSIR India

Senior Scientist

₹12,32,833

 /yr
Range: ₹8L - ₹16L

₹8L

₹16L

₹8,25,249 - ₹15,86,673 Range

Suven Life Sciences
3.9

Suven Life Sciences

Senior Scientist

₹13,21,501

 /yr
Range: ₹13L - ₹19L

₹13L

₹19L

₹13,17,472 - ₹19,25,603 Range

Anthem Biosciences
3.9

Anthem Biosciences

Senior Scientist

₹6,69,616

 /yr
Range: ₹6L - ₹7L

₹6L

₹7L

₹5,70,202 - ₹6,90,208 Range

Cellworks
3.8

Cellworks

Senior Scientist

₹7,88,003

 /yr
Range: ₹7L - ₹12L

₹7L

₹12L

₹7,42,493 - ₹11,96,375 Range

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Defence Research & Development Organisation
4.3

Defence Research & Development Organisation

Senior Scientist - Monthly

₹1,40,000

 /mo
Range: ₹14T - ₹2L

₹14T

₹2L

₹13,823 - ₹2,25,852 Range

Philips
3.8

Philips

Senior Scientist

₹27,12,117

 /yr
Range: ₹23L - ₹30L

₹23L

₹30L

₹23,30,117 - ₹30,38,894 Range

ICAR
4.2

ICAR

Senior Scientist - Monthly

₹1,05,888

 /mo
Range: ₹53T - ₹1L

₹53T

₹1L

₹53,211 - ₹1,14,515 Range

Aurigene Discovery Technologies
3.4

Aurigene Discovery Technologies

Senior Scientist
About 

₹12L -₹14L

₹12L

₹14L

₹11,82,202 - ₹14,14,997 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Senior Scientist
About 

₹7L -₹54L

₹7L

₹54L

₹7,28,561 - ₹53,72,870 Range

GlaxoSmithKline
3.9

GlaxoSmithKline

Senior Scientist - Monthly
About 

₹1L -₹2L

₹1L

₹2L

₹1,31,111 - ₹1,67,554 Range

Department of Atomic Energy (India)
4.3

Department of Atomic Energy (India)

Senior Scientist - Monthly
About 

₹94T -₹1L

₹94T

₹1L

₹93,744 - ₹1,08,905 Range

GODI INDIA

Senior Scientist
About 

₹13L -₹17L

₹13L

₹17L

₹12,99,878 - ₹16,78,624 Range

Tata Consultancy Services
3.9

Tata Consultancy Services

Senior Scientist
About 

₹21L -₹29L

₹21L

₹29L

₹20,90,015 - ₹28,57,862 Range

Novartis
4.2

Novartis

Senior Scientist
About 

₹15L -₹17L

₹15L

₹17L

₹14,93,681 - ₹16,76,999 Range

Government of India, Department of Space, Indian Space Research Organisation
4.1

₹1L

₹2L

₹1,20,844 - ₹2,43,894 Range

Achira Labs
3.8

Achira Labs

Senior Scientist
About 

₹6L -₹8L

₹6L

₹8L

₹6,10,165 - ₹8,05,200 Range

The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics
4.3

₹36L

₹40L

₹36,40,176 - ₹39,74,305 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Senior Scientist salaries

The national average salary for a Senior Scientist is ₹14,68,431 per year in India. Filter by location to see a Senior Scientist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 106 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Scientist employees.

The highest salary for a Senior Scientist in India is ₹31,90,088 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Scientist in India is ₹5,83,510 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

₹60,00,000
per year
A Sr. Scientist in the Bengaluru Area area reported making ₹60,00,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Bengaluru Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
₹5,60,000
per year
A Senior Research Scientist in the New Delhi Area area reported making ₹5,60,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New Delhi Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
₹1,00,000
monthly
A Sr. Scientist in the Hyderabad Area area reported making ₹1,00,000 per month
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Hyderabad Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
₹6,80,618
per year
A Senior Scientist in the Bengaluru Area area reported making ₹6,80,618 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Bengaluru Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
₹9,00,000
per year
A Senior Research Scientist II in the New Delhi Area area reported making ₹9,00,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
New Delhi Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
₹20,00,000
per year
A Senior Research Scientist in the Bengaluru Area area reported making ₹20,00,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Bengaluru Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
₹10,26,000
monthly
A Senior Scientist II in the Bengaluru Area area reported making ₹10,26,000 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Bengaluru Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
₹10,00,000
per year
A Senior Research Scientist in the Bengaluru Area area reported making ₹10,00,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Bengaluru Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
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