We are frequently asked by our readers to comment on the salary of analytics professionals in India. Whether you are looking for work in analytics or currently employed, being paid what you are worth can make a real difference.\r\n\r\nWe conducted a study of salaries of analytics professionals working in India. This independent study was done on 4000+ analytics positions based throughout the country. The findings of this study are presented below in terms of mean salaries across cities and functions.\r\n\r\nAll the salary figures mentioned in this study are in Indian Rupees.\r\n\r\nOverall\r\n\r\n\tThe mean salary of Analytics Professionals, across all functions, experience levels and locations, is INR 11 Lakhs per annum.\r\n\tThis is higher than average IT salary in India by 18%.\r\n\tOf these, 21% Analytics Professionals command higher than 15 lakhs salary. Whereas, 13% of IT professionals in India have 15+ lakhs salary.\r\n\t29% Analytics Professionals have less than 6 lakhs of annual salary. This number stands at 35% for IT professionals.\r\n\r\nCity Wise Breakup\r\n\r\n\tGurgaon offers the highest salary to Analytics Professionals, at 12 Lakhs per annum.\r\n\tBangalore, with most number of analytics professionals in a city, offers 11.8 lakhs.\r\n\tMumbai, with its highest cost of living, offers 11.6 Lakhs on average to analytics professionals.\r\n\tChennai and Hyderabad offers 10.7 and 9.9 Lakhs respectively.\r\n\tGurgaon also has the highest number of analytics professionals commanding above 15 Lakhs \u2013 26% of all analytics professionals in Gurgaon.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nEducation Level\r\n\r\n\tAnalytics Professionals with just graduate degree command an average salary of 10.6 Lakhs.\r\n\tOn the other hand, those with postgraduate degrees command a mean salary of 11.4 Lakhs.\r\n\t22% postgraduates command a salary of 15+ lakhs in analytics, whereas 20% graduates command the same.\r\n\tMore only graduates have salaries less than 6 lakhs than post graduates, 33% vs 27%.\r\n\r\nFunctional Area\r\n\r\n\tAnalytics Professionals working in Financial Services command higher salaries than other functional areas \u2013 11.4 Lakhs per Annum.\r\n\tThose working in IT\/ITES area have average salaries of 10.5 lakhs and Marketing\/ Media\/ Retail it is 11.1 lakhs per annum.