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Lead Engineer Salary in Internet in India

based on 3.2k latest salaries

Average Annual Salary

25.1 Lakhs

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Estimated Take Home Salary

1.37 Lakh - ₹ 1.42 Lakh

Lead Engineer salary in India ranges between ₹ 8.5 Lakhs to ₹ 47.3 Lakhs with an average annual salary of ₹ 25.1 Lakhs. Salary estimates are based on 3.2k latest salaries received from Lead Engineers.

Last Updated: 12 July, 2024

Salaries in different departments

Engineering - Software & QA
Lead Engineer Salary
4 - 12 years exp. (1.6k salaries)
25.3 Lakhs

₹8.5 L/yr - ₹47 L/yr

Research & Development
Lead Engineer Salary
4 - 12 years exp. (154 salaries)
20.7 Lakhs

₹8.5 L/yr - ₹40.5 L/yr

Engineering - Hardware & Networks
Lead Engineer Salary
4 - 13 years exp. (82 salaries)
19.4 Lakhs

₹8.5 L/yr - ₹35.5 L/yr

Project & Program Management
Lead Engineer Salary
7 - 12 years exp. (31 salaries)
24.2 Lakhs

₹10.3 L/yr - ₹42 L/yr

IT & Information Security
Lead Engineer Salary
5 - 12 years exp. (30 salaries)
19.6 Lakhs

₹9.5 L/yr - ₹35 L/yr

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Average Annual Salary by Experience

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Lead Engineer salary in India with less than 4 year of experience to 13 years ranges from ₹ 8.5 Lakhs to ₹ 47.3 Lakhs with an average annual salary of ₹ 25.1 Lakhs based on 3.2k latest salaries.

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Top Skills for Lead Engineers

based on 8,617 jobs

Skills

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Python

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3

Javascript

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Popular Internet Companies for Lead Engineer in India

Company Name Avg Annual Salary
3 - 7 yrs exp. (190 salaries)

26 Lakhs

₹10 L/yr - ₹44 L/yr

8 - 17 yrs exp. (167 salaries)

17.8 Lakhs

₹8.3 L/yr - ₹26 L/yr

4 - 9 yrs exp. (163 salaries)

13.3 Lakhs

₹5.7 L/yr - ₹20 L/yr

4 - 7 yrs exp. (152 salaries)

13 Lakhs

₹7 L/yr - ₹18.5 L/yr

5 - 14 yrs exp. (132 salaries)

17.2 Lakhs

₹5.5 L/yr - ₹35 L/yr

8 - 17 yrs exp. (124 salaries)

29.6 Lakhs

₹18 L/yr - ₹44.5 L/yr

5 - 10 yrs exp. (75 salaries)

18.7 Lakhs

₹11 L/yr - ₹26 L/yr

8 - 14 yrs exp. (72 salaries)

24.8 Lakhs

₹11.6 L/yr - ₹40 L/yr

6 - 12 yrs exp. (67 salaries)

20.4 Lakhs

₹6.6 L/yr - ₹32.6 L/yr

9 - 14 yrs exp. (65 salaries)

23.6 Lakhs

₹11.1 L/yr - ₹38.1 L/yr

Salary related reviews by similar designations like Lead Engineer

Siemens

Associate Software Engineer

4.0
posted on 13 May 2024

3.0 for Salary and Benefits

Likes

Treated equally, opportunity to lead, balanced work load, good salary, plenty of leaves, work from home provided, flexible work hours.

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Dislikes

Bad work culture, no gifts perks or bonuses, very limited team outings or bondings, meetings till late night.

OpenText Technologies

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4.0
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3.0 for Salary and Benefits

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Work-Life balance. Company is making good profits after so many acquisitions. Good learning with different tech-stacks. Good company for someone to stay for a longer time.

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Pay scale is average. Promotions/Appraisals are limited. Quarterly layoffs are common

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IQVIA

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4.0
posted on 17 Jun 2024

3.0 for Salary and Benefits

Likes

* Good work life balance. *Work culture is very good . *Decent salary hike (8-15%).

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Dislikes

IQVIA is a product based company.So, if you are into supporting any IQVIA products then your knowledge will be limited to that specific product only and the technology being used in that product. *Very less new projects are coming.

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Nagarro

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4.0
posted on 15 Apr 2024

5.0 for Salary and Benefits

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- Mostly client oriented - Annual salary hike is like any product based company

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Capgemini

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4.0 for Salary and Benefits

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Frequently Asked Questions about Lead Engineer Salaries

What is the salary of a Lead Engineer in India?
Average salary for a Lead Engineer in India is 25.1 Lakhs per year (₹2.1L per month). Salary estimates are based on 3.2k latest salaries received from various Lead Engineers across industries.
What are the top paying companies that employ Lead Engineers?
What is the starting salary for a Lead Engineer in India?
Average starting Salary for Lead Engineer in India is around ₹8.5 Lakhs per year (₹70.8k per month). 4 years of minimum experience is required to be a Lead Engineer.
What is the highest salary for a Lead Engineer in India?
Highest salary that a Lead Engineer can earn is ₹47.3 Lakhs per year (₹3.9L per month).
How does Lead Engineer Salary in India change with experience?
An Entry Level Lead Engineer with less than three years of experience earns an average salary of ₹19.6 Lakhs per year. A mid-career Lead Engineer with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of ₹22.0 Lakhs per year, while an experienced Lead Engineer with 10-20 years of experience earns an average salary of ₹28.3 Lakhs per year.
What are the top paying industries for Lead Engineer in India?
What are the top paying cities for Lead Engineer in India?
What are the popular/top skills required to become a Lead Engineer?
These are the top skills of a Lead Engineer based on 8.6k jobs posted by employers.
  • Python
  • Agile
  • Javascript
  • SQL
  • Linux