5 Top-paying Companies for Data Scientists in India

21 Oct 2022

The demand for data scientist has seen an increase of more than 400 percent across different sectors. With this growing demand, data scientists have become one of the most sought-after job profiles. People from different backgrounds such as engineering, mathematics and even pure sciences like physics, are shifting their careers to data science. Therefore, for people with analytical skills, data scientist jobs are a great deal.  

Moreover, role came to existence just a decade old but the demand for a skilled data scientist is quite high in the tech world. Subsequently, the data scientist job can be a well-paid option, if one lands in the right company. To help you further, the Hush team has put together figures where data scientists are earning the most. According to recent salary data from Hush, the average data scientist earns ₹ 10,20,999 per year.

Here are the five top-paying companies for Data Scientist in India

#1. Target Corporation India Limited —

₹ 17,00,000 to ₹ 25,00,000 per annumIt should come as no surprise that Target — a US-based company focused department store retailer — pays the most for data scientist jobs. 

Being the eight-largest store retailer in the United States, Data plays an integral role. In India, Target has its headquarters in Bangalore. The teams here support Target’s strategy across business areas like technology, marketing, human resources, finance, merchandising, supply chain, and analytics & reporting. All teams are helping to provide our guests with the ultimate shopping experience.

At Target, a data Scientist earns an average salary of ₹ 19,00,000. Ranging from ₹ 18,00,000 at the 25th percentile to ₹ 22,00,000 at the 75th percentile, with top earners earning more than ₹ 23,80,000

#2.LinkedIn —

₹ 19,50,000 to ₹ 25,00,000 per annumSecond on the list is LinkedIn which comes as no surprise. LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network on the Internet. Currently, it has more than 590 million members worldwide. 

Data plays an important part in how LinkedIn serves to connect the world's professionals to make them more productive and successful. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, LinkedIn has offices in Mumbai, Gurgaon, and Bangalore in India. It pays the most for the data scientist ₹ 19,50,000 to ₹ 25,00,000 per annum. 

#3. McAfee —

₹ 17,00,000 to ₹ 22,00,000 per annumAlmost at the same level for domination in the leading-edge cybersecurity company, so it makes complete sense that McAfee would be another top tech company looking for great data scientists to give them a leg up. Data scientist jobs at, McAfee pay an average of ₹ 17,00,000 to ₹ 22,00,000 per annum. It’s worth noting that while the compensation is ₹2,00,000 just less than at Linkedin.

A Data Scientist at McAfee earns a salary between ₹ 17,00,000 to ₹ 22,00,000 per annum, with an average of ₹ 18,00,000. Ranging from ₹ 17,50,000 at the 25th percentile to ₹ 20,00,000 at the 75th percentile, with top earners earning more than ₹ 21,20,000

#4. Opera Solutions —

₹ 19,19,000 to ₹ 20,60,000 per annumFourth on the list is Opera Solution, a technology and analytics company mainly focused on big data. Opera Solution undoubtedly needs high-quality data scientists as they use a combination of machine learning science, advanced predictive analytics, technology, large-scale data management, and human expertise. 

While the salary for a data scientist at Opera Solution may be slightly lower than some other top tech companies. Data scientist jobs at Opera Solutionpay an average salary of ₹ 19,89,999. 

At Opera Solution, aData Scientist earns a salary between ₹ 19,19,000 to ₹ 20,60,000 per annum, with an average of ₹ 19,89,999. Ranging from ₹ 19,54,499 at the 25th percentile to ₹ 20,24,999 at the 75th percentile, with top earners earning more than ₹ 20,45,999.

#5. Redbus —

₹ 17,03,000 to ₹ 18,27,000Rounding out the lineup of top five companies for data scientist jobs is Redbus, the world's largest online bus-ticketing organization. Redbus has a presence in India, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Colombia, and Peru. 

Currently, RedBus has over 5 million customers globally. With an average base salary of ₹ 17,64,999. A Data Scientist at redBus earns a salary between ₹ 17,03,000 to ₹ 18,27,000 per annum. 

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