5 Best Paying Jobs for Women in India

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Gone are the days when women were confined to the clerical and teaching jobs. But, today, the scenario has changed completely and females don’t hesitate even to carry out field jobs. There are several areas where women have surpassed men. Employers prefer to hire female candidates for several job profiles. Due to this, their demand in the job market has increased manifold.

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Here is the 5 top best paying jobs for women in India.

1. Public Relations/Sales/Marketing

There is an immense job opportunities in the field of marketing and sales for females. As women are innately conferred with a talent to interact, multitask and foster relationships, they can perform better in their career. Marketing manager, business development executive and sales head are some of the designations that enable you to earn a striking salary.  Besides fixed salary, you can earn good incentives by fulfilling the given targets.

2. HR Manager

Women are supposed to be great at soft skills. In most of the organization, employers prefer to hire a female for the designation of an HR manager. To become an HR manager, you require a master’s degree in human resource management or industrial relations. As a fresher, you can get a package of Rs. 7, 00,000 to Rs. 10, 00,000 per annum, if you have completed your degree from an ‘A’ grade college (like, IBS or IIM).

3. Accounts & Finance

Any organization, whether it’s big or small, requires a Chartered Accountant (CA) to maintain their finance. In the job market, there is a high demand of these professionals. So, their salary is also high. They have the alternative to establish their own firm and work on contacts with the organization. A fresher CA can earn between Rs. 6, 00,000 to Rs. 8, 00,000 per annum.

4. Air Hostess

This is the best career for those girls, who love to visit different countries and interact with different people. This job requires a lot of smartness, hard work, dedication, courage and commitment. But, you can earn a good salary in this profession. The initial salary of air hostess in domestic airlines varies from Rs. 25,000 to Rs. 40, 000 per month and in international airlines, it is from Rs. 50,000 to Rs. 80, 000 per month. After serving for 2 to 3 years, you can earn a handsome salary.

5. Banking & Insurance

Insurance and banking is the booming sector in Indian economy. Candidates having good communication skills, basic knowledge about the industry and skills to handle customers are given preference. For working in public sector banks, you are required to pass a written exam. The initial salary of clerks in public sector banks ranges from Rs. 12, 000 to Rs. 15, 000 per month, while probationary officers may earn Rs. 15, 000 to Rs. 20, 000 per month. In private sector and overseas banks, MBAs, CFAs, ICWA and CAs may earn upto Rs. 30,000 per month.

In public sector, when it comes to insurance companies, salaries are being offered according to the government norms, depending on the position. Management graduates working in sales and marketing sector in private insurance companies may earn from Rs. 15, 000 to Rs. 25, 000 per month, initially.