The TOP paying jobs in India in 2017

There’s some good news for us in 2017. Not all of the highest paying jobs in the country are held by people from the IITs and IIMs. You’d be amazed to know that the shaggy looking nerd at the mall maybe earning a fatter paycheck than you.

What actually makes them earn so much while the rest of us struggle with paying our rents in metros? If you ask the experts, its all about choosing the right career. So, here’s the lowdown on some of the highest paying jobs in India.

Growth Hacker

It's not just mango marketing these days. Growth hacking is a process of rapid experimentation across marketing channels and product development to identify the most effective, efficient ways to grow a business. Growth hacking refers to a set of both conventional and unconventional marketing experiments that lead to growth of a business.

Min. Qualification: Graduate
Salary Range: Rs. 60000 to Rs. 3 lakhs per month

Social Media Manager

A social media manager is the most important part of a brand these days. Most of the people in this profession have less than 10 years of experience as this field. These are the key people in maintaining a brand's social media reputation.

Min. Qualification: Graduate
Salary Range: Rs 30000 to Rs. 3 lakhs per month

Technical Writer

While writers and content writers are one thing, technical writers are completely different. They also write but their focus is mostly on technicalities related to an IT firm or programming company. For companies specializing in technology like Adobe, Oracle, and similar brands, a technical writer is must.

Min. Qualification: Graduate
Salary Range: Rs. 50000 to Rs. 1.7 lakhs per month

Relationship Therapist

In the West, this is quite a regular profession. However in India this job is a new career choice. While earlier it was an extension of psychologists, of late, it has become a profession itself. The main purpose of the job is to suggest people with bitter relationships, how to begin a married life and allied stuff.

Min. Qualification: Graduate
Salary range: Rs 30,000 to Rs 1 lakh per month

SEO Analyst

This profession is an extension of social media and growth hacker. However with startups mushrooming in India, brands keep a separate SEO analyst. While the main job is to read between the lines of your Google search and internet surfing, these professionals graduate from content writing or social media.

Min. Qualification: Graduate
Salary range: Rs 30,000 to Rs 1 lakh per month.