Top 10 Data Science Salaries in India in July 2020

by July 3, 2020

Top Data Science Salaries


Explore careers in data science with the highest paydays in India 2020  

The emergence of Data Science has changed how organizations make decisions to drive a data-driven business at a larger scale. As companies are generating a voluminous amount of data at an unprecedented rate, they need to utilize that data effectively to run and grow their business. This is why companies are actively looking to harness the power of data science knowledge and seek to develop their data science team that can help them embrace data analytics. Significantly, the fundamental goal of a data scientist is to assist enterprises to make quick and effective decisions, taking them to reach the top of their market.

In recent years, career opportunities in data science have seen exponential growth in India and the world. According to the report, India positions at the second-highest country in hiring employees in the field of data science or data analytics, with 50,000 open jobs available, just behind the United States. The national average salary of a Data Scientist in India is INR 9,75,867.

Let’s have a look at top data science salaries companies are offering in India in July 2020.



MiQ, a programmatic media partner for marketers and agencies, connects data from multiple sources to do interesting, exciting, business-problem-solving things for its clients. The company is an expert in data science, analytics and programmatic trading. The average salary of a Data Scientist at MiQ is INR 16,21,939.

Average Salary (per year): INR 16,21,939

Salary Range: INR 1,59,900 – INR 23,00,259


ZS Associates

ZS Associates is a professional services firm that performs in sales and marketing consulting, outsourcing, technology and software. The company leverages its deep industry expertise, leading-edge analytics, technology and strategy to create solutions that work in the real world. The average salary of a Data Scientist at ZS Associates is INR 11,22,078.

Average Salary (per year): INR 11,22,078

Salary Range: INR 1,87,367 – INR 20,33,912


Cognizant Technology Solutions

Cognizant is a professional services company, transforming clients’ business, operating and technology models for the digital era. The company’s unique industry-based, consultative approach assists clients to envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. The average salary of a Data Scientist at Cognizant is INR 10,46,327

Average Salary (per year): INR 10,46,327

Salary Range: INR 4,14,047 – INR 17,62,972



Quantiphi is an AI and big data software and services company driven by the desire to solve transformational problems at the heart of the business. The company assists its clients to find and capture hidden value from data through a unique blend of business acumen, big-data, machine learning, and intuitive information design. The typical salary of a Data Scientist at Quantiphi is INR 10,45,205.

Average Salary (per year): INR 10,45,205

Salary Range: INR 7,34,285 – INR 14,53,635



Cyient, a global engineering and technology solutions company, which provides network management, design services and analytics. The company leverages digital technologies, advanced analytics capabilities, domain knowledge and technical expertise, to solve complex business problems. The typical Data Scientist salary at Cyient is INR 9,46,189.

Average Salary (per year): INR 9,46,189

Salary Range: INR 1,04,898 – INR 18,40,207



Capgemini, a consulting, technology, professional, and outsourcing services provider, which addresses clients’ opportunities in the world of cloud, digital, and platforms, as well as enables organizations to realize business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. The average salary of a Data Scientist at Capgemini is INR 8,95,816.

Average Salary (per year): INR 8,95,816

Salary Range: INR 5,09,551 – INR 14,45,034



Innovaccer is a leading healthcare technology company and aims to make full use of all the data healthcare collects. Using its smart Data Activation Platform, the company unifies patient records and leverages AI and analytics to automate routine workflows and reduce manual overheads to facilitate more patient-centered care. The typical Innovaccer Data Scientist salary is INR 8,67,286.

Average Salary (per year): INR 8,67,286

Salary Range: INR 5,75,065 – INR 15,70,909


Applied Data Finance

Applied Data Finance is a provider of a responsible and effective approach to unsecured consumer finance. The company combines four unique strengths to deliver a breakthrough in credit data analysis for millions of people, its mission, proven analytical edge, talent, and technology. The average salary of a Data Scientist at Applied Data Finance is INR 7,80,694.

Average Salary (per year): INR 7,80,694

Salary Range: INR 6,16,255 – INR 11,84,982



Flutura, an AI Solutions company, focuses on improving two core business objectives of Asset Uptime and Operational Efficiency. The company is a pioneer in the Industrial IOT Intelligence space having operations in Palo Alto, Houston, Tokyo and Bangalore. The average salary of a Data Scientist at Flutura is INR 6,91,095.

Average Salary (per year): INR 6,91,095

Salary Range: INR 2,90,646 – INR 13,57,241



Nielsen Holdings plc is a global measurement and data analytics company that provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers and markets worldwide. The typical salary of a Data Scientist Nielsen is INR 6,46,423.

Average Salary (per year): INR 6,46,423

Salary Range: INR 5,92,705 – INR 12,34,286