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10 Most Famous And Highly Paid Professions  
Date:  12 Aug 2019
Posted by Yukti Jindal

There are many amongst us who want to know and discover about the career options that pay us well. After all, we all want to put our potentials into something that gives us plenty back in return. Especially those of us who are beginning to build their careers want to know more about the jobs that have a high pay scale. But there are many professions that we may know about but don’t really consider them as our career options. Or even if we do, we do not have much information about them and the great salaries we can get from them.
So here we bring you some careers that are very highly paid and can be a very good career option for you.

Data scientist

If you are someone who is very analytical and a good communicator as well as a person with a lot of interest in computer programming, you can consider data scientist as your career option. Data scientists are people who balance both the business and the IT world. They collect, analyze and integrate large amounts of data and help the businesses succeed and generate more revenue for their companies in order to make it grow and develop even more. The average salary of a data scientist in India is Rs 7,06,283

Merchant Navy

You must have seen and adored the look and persona of Akshay Kumar in the movie ‘Rustom’. A career in the merchant navy will not only give you a very high salary but also a different kind of charisma altogether. So if you have an inclination towards joining the armed forces and are also willing to spend a greater portion of your life living in the sea then this is the best job for you and the average salary is 1.5 lakh per month.

Investment banker

The primary task in this profession would be working in a financial institution, managing the money of the company and making out policies and plans to make it grow. If you have seen the famous movie ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dubara’, then the character of Arjun(played by Hritik Roshan), was an investment banker only. And you must have seen the grandeur and king-sized life he lived. So as an investment banker, maybe you would be able to purchase ‘Bagwati’ for your friends too!

Petroleum engineering

Working as a petroleum engineer in the oil and gas industry is a highly tiring and brain intensive work. The main task is bringing oil and gas to the consumer in the most economical and safest way possible. The average salary in this profession is 8.3 to 15.5 lakh per annum. And, this life can be best summarized as ‘work hard and party harder’.

Blockchain Developer

Blockchain is a system in which a record of transactions made in bitcoin or another cryptocurrency are maintained across several computers that are linked in a peer-to-peer network. With the development of so many kinds of developers in the tech world blockchain developer is also one of them and it is a very highly paid profession. A developer who is concerned with the development of a blockchain is known as a blockchain developer. These people make blockchains and apart from that they are the ones responsible for the supervision of the entire network. Their pay package is very high and the average salary is ?6,97,664 in India.


Commercial Pilot

If you are someone who was always fascinated by aviation and always wanted to be close to those beautiful clouds and are interested in the mechanics of different mechanisms of physics are applied you can consider this as your profession. The average salary package of a pilot in India is- Rs. 3,00,000 and Rs. 8,00,000 per month, depending on their employers and level of experience.

Computer Science Engineering

This is a profession that will always be in very high demand. With the fast-growing pace of the technological advancements, the need for computer science engineers is very high and so is their salary packages. Big companies like Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Facebook etc are always looking for professionals in this field so if you have a desire to work in these companies and also have interests in computers then this could be the right career for you. The average salary is 8-12 lakh per annum with intermediate experience.

Civil Services

You must have seen the movie ‘Shaadi Mei Zaroor Aana’ From a normal clerical official to becoming an IAS officer, you must have seen how Rajkumar Rao’s power and grandeur increased after pursuing civil services. This profession is really a job full of pride and respect as well. The average salary of this job is 15 to 39 lakhs based on your ranks. Apart from IAS, you can opt for careers like IFS, IPS ya IES but remember, that you would need to study really hard for this.



This is a profession that does not require any explanation or description. This profession requires a lot of effort but then you end up gaining 2 to 3 times more than the efforts you put in. The average salary in this profession in India is 8-10 lakhs per annum, which can be even more if you opt for private practice.

Fashion Professionals

if you are someone who is very interested in the world of professionals and you also want to have a good salary package, you can look out for professions in the fashion industry. You have many options in this particular industry like Modelling, Fashion Designer, Fashion Photographer, Makeup and Beauty Specialists, Event Manager and Coordinator, Sales Manager, Production Manager etc. The average salary of a fashion photographer is approximately 4 lakh.

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