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Software Engineer Salary in Chennai

based on 46.9k latest salaries

Average Annual Salary

7.5 Lakhs

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Estimated Take Home Salary

37,379 - ₹ 38,583

Software Engineer salary in Chennai ranges between ₹ 2.7 Lakhs to ₹ 10.0 Lakhs with an average annual salary of ₹ 7.5 Lakhs. Salary estimates are based on 46.9k latest salaries received from Software Engineers.

Last Updated: 14 July, 2024

Salaries in different departments

Engineering - Software & QA
Software Engineer Salary
1 - 5 years exp. (35.1k salaries)
7.5 Lakhs

₹2.7 L/yr - ₹10 L/yr

IT & Information Security
Software Engineer Salary
1 - 5 years exp. (1.9k salaries)
7 Lakhs

₹2.8 L/yr - ₹10 L/yr

Data Science & Analytics
Software Engineer Salary
1 - 5 years exp. (825 salaries)
7.1 Lakhs

₹2.8 L/yr - ₹10 L/yr

Engineering - Hardware & Networks
Software Engineer Salary
1 - 5 years exp. (681 salaries)
7 Lakhs

₹2.8 L/yr - ₹9.9 L/yr

Research & Development
Software Engineer Salary
1 - 5 years exp. (280 salaries)
5.6 Lakhs

₹2.8 L/yr - ₹10 L/yr

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Average Annual Salary by Experience

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Software Engineer salary in Chennai with less than 1 year of experience to 5 years ranges from ₹ 2.7 Lakhs to ₹ 10.0 Lakhs with an average annual salary of ₹ 7.5 Lakhs based on 46.9k latest salaries.

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Top Paying Companies for Software Engineer Select an experience to unlock

Company name Avg Annual Salary
4.1 Crores
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84.5 Lakhs
75.2 Lakhs
56.4 Lakhs
53.8 Lakhs
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Top Skills for Software Engineers

based on 69,564 jobs

Skills

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1

Javascript

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2

Python

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4

Software Engineering

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Popular Companies for Software Engineer in Chennai

Company Name Avg Annual Salary
0 - 5 yrs exp.  .  Chennai (5k salaries)

4.7 Lakhs

₹1.8 L/yr - ₹8 L/yr

0 - 7 yrs exp.  .  Chennai (2.7k salaries)

6 Lakhs

₹2 L/yr - ₹11 L/yr

0 - 7 yrs exp.  .  Chennai (2k salaries)

7.8 Lakhs

₹2.3 L/yr - ₹13.6 L/yr

0 - 7 yrs exp.  .  Chennai (2k salaries)

7.2 Lakhs

₹2.7 L/yr - ₹11.8 L/yr

0 - 8 yrs exp.  .  Chennai (2k salaries)

6.7 Lakhs

₹2 L/yr - ₹11.5 L/yr

0 - 6 yrs exp.  .  Chennai (1.5k salaries)

5.1 Lakhs

₹1.9 L/yr - ₹8.1 L/yr

0 - 6 yrs exp.  .  Chennai (1.2k salaries)

6.2 Lakhs

₹2 L/yr - ₹8.5 L/yr

0 - 7 yrs exp.  .  Chennai (1.1k salaries)

5.8 Lakhs

₹1.9 L/yr - ₹9.7 L/yr

0 - 6 yrs exp.  .  Chennai (1k salaries)

6.6 Lakhs

₹2.2 L/yr - ₹11 L/yr

0 - 8 yrs exp.  .  Chennai (956 salaries)

8 Lakhs

₹1.7 L/yr - ₹14.6 L/yr

Salary reviews by Software Engineer and similar roles

HCLTech

Software Engineer in Chennai

4.0
posted on 19 Jun 2024

3.0 for Salary and Benefits

Likes

I'm been in internal bench for 2years.. without work, they paid full salary. Work culture is Totally depends on Manager. Some give full freedom and friendly nature. Some are like asking updates for every halfn hour.

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Dislikes

No much learning Oppurtunities. If they hire for particular role, some HRs and Managers woun't allow to other projects if there is no projects on those skills.

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NatWest Group

Software Engineer in Gurgaon / Gurugram

3.0
posted on 09 Jun 2024

4.0 for Salary and Benefits

Likes

...helpful environment 3. Great work life balance. No weekend work. No overtime. 4. Salary is decent enough.

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Dislikes

1. Very little appraisal. 2. Management people are full of it. Many micro-manage a lot and dont have any proper technical knowledge. 3. No skill development unless you are in a good BU. Too much operational work - It gets on your nerve.

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Hexaware Technologies

Software Engineer in Chennai

4.0
posted on 28 Jun 2024

3.0 for Salary and Benefits

Likes

They will provide a learning platform, not only in online course, they will allocate some competency training as well.

Dislikes

Salary hike is lower and also the work load is huge.

TCS

Software Engineer in Chennai

4.0
posted on 17 May 2024

3.0 for Salary and Benefits

Likes

Best work culture Govt job like job security You'll never be fired Less pressure

Dislikes

Less salary hike Less growth

Wipro

Software Engineer in Bangalore / Bengaluru

5.0
posted on 22 Apr 2024

5.0 for Salary and Benefits

Likes

The company has great potential to be a top contender in the HEALTH industry as a third party administrator.

Dislikes

First reason, very less payscale for Freshers compared to other organizations. Very less appraisals and hikes. Casual environment. No enthusiasm at all. Just like Government Job. Employees have to pay PF for them as well for company. Less care about Employee..

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Frequently Asked Questions about Software Engineer Salaries

What is the salary of a Software Engineer in India?
Average salary for a Software Engineer in India is 7.5 Lakhs per year (₹62.7k per month). Salary estimates are based on 46.9k latest salaries received from various Software Engineers across industries.
What are the top paying companies that employ Software Engineers?
What is the starting salary for a Software Engineer in India?
Average starting Salary for Software Engineer in India is around ₹2.7 Lakhs per year (₹22.5k per month). 1 year of minimum experience is required to be a Software Engineer.
What is the highest salary for a Software Engineer in India?
Highest salary that a Software Engineer can earn is ₹10.0 Lakhs per year (₹83.3k per month).
How does Software Engineer Salary in India change with experience?
An Entry Level Software Engineer with less than three years of experience earns an average salary of ₹4.6 Lakhs per year. A mid-career Software Engineer with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of ₹7.5 Lakhs per year, while an experienced Software Engineer with 10-20 years of experience earns an average salary of ₹17.6 Lakhs per year.
What are the top paying industries for Software Engineer in India?
What are the top paying cities for Software Engineer in India?
What are the popular/top skills required to become a Software Engineer?
These are the top skills of a Software Engineer based on 69.6k jobs posted by employers.
  • Javascript
  • Python
  • SQL
  • Software Engineering
  • Agile