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Agricultural Consultant Average Salary in India 2023

How much money does an Agricultural Consultant make in India?

Average Monthly Salary
45,100 INR
( 542,000 INR yearly)


A person working as an Agricultural Consultant in India typically earns around 45,100 INR per month. Salaries range from 24,400 INR (lowest) to 68,100 INR (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Agricultural Consultant salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Agricultural Consultant Salary Distribution in India

Median and salary distribution monthly India Agricultural Consultant
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Agricultural Consultant salaries in India range from 24,400 INR per month (minimum salary) to 68,100 INR per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 41,500 INR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Agricultural Consultant(s) are earning less than 41,500 INR while the other half are earning more than 41,500 INR. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

  • Percentiles

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of Agricultural Consultant(s) are earning less than 29,600 INR while 75% of them are earning more than 29,600 INR. Also from the diagram, 75% of Agricultural Consultant(s) are earning less than 50,400 INR while 25% are earning more than 50,400 INR.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

Agricultural Consultant Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does experience and age affect your pay?

Salary comparison by years of experience monthly India Agricultural Consultant
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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Agricultural Consultant salaries by experience level and this is what we found.

An Agricultural Consultant with less than two years of experience makes approximately 28,300 INR per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 35,700 INR per month, 26% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 47,100 INR per month, 32% more than someone with two to five years of experience.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Additionally, Agricultural Consultant(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 55,400 INR per month, 18% more than someone with five to ten years of experience.

If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 61,400 INR per month, 11% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 65,300 INR per month, 6% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

Agricultural Consultant average salary change by experience in India

0 - 2 Years
28,300 INR
2 - 5 Years+26%
35,700 INR
5 - 10 Years+32%
47,100 INR
10 - 15 Years+18%
55,400 INR
15 - 20 Years+11%
61,400 INR
20+ Years+6%
65,300 INR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

Salary Comparison By Experience Level
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Agricultural Consultant Salary Comparison By Education

How do education levels affect salaries?

Displayed below is the average salary difference between different Agricultural Consultant(s) who have the same experience but different education levels.

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We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We broke down Agricultural Consultant salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.

When the education level is High School, the average salary of an Agricultural Consultant is 34,400 INR per month.

While someone with a Certificate or Diploma gets a salary of 38,800 INR per month, 13% more than someone having a High School degree.

A Bachelor's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 51,100 INR per month, 32% more than someone with a Certificate or Diploma.

Professionals who hold a Master's Degree are rewarded with an average salary of 63,300 INR per month, 24% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree.

Agricultural Consultant average salary difference by education level in India

High School
34,400 INR
Certificate or Diploma+13%
38,800 INR
Bachelor's Degree+32%
51,100 INR
Master's Degree+24%
63,300 INR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Is a Master's degree or an MBA worth it? Should you pursue higher education?

A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in India costs anywhere from 160,000 Indian Rupee(s) to 479,000 Indian Rupee(s) and lasts approximately two years. That is quite an investment.

You can't really expect any salary increases during the study period, assuming you already have a job. In most cases, a salary review is conducted once education is completed and the degree has been attained.

Many people pursue higher education as a tactic to switch into a higher paying job. The numbers seem to support the thoery. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.

If you can afford the costs of higher education, the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.

Typical Salary Difference by Education for Most Careers

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Agricultural Consultant Salary Comparison By Gender

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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Agricultural Consultant employees in India earn 9% more than their female counterparts on average.

46,700 INR
42,800 INR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in India for all Careers

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Agricultural Consultant Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in India

How much are annual salary increments in India for Agricultural Consultant(s)? How often do employees get salary raises?

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Agricultural Consultant(s) in India are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 11% every 20 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 9% granted to employees every 16 months.

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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

India / All Professions

The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in India is 7%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2022

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Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in India for the year 2022. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.

Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Agricultural Consultant Bonus and Incentive Rates in India

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate India Agricultural Consultant
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An Agricultural Consultant is considered to be a moderate bonus-based job due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

48% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 52% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 4% to 5% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
No Bonus

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.

What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.

Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Agricultural Consultant Average Hourly Wage in India

260 INR per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in India is 260 INR. This means that the average Agricultural Consultant in India earns approximately 260 INR for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

Agricultural Consultant VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Agricultural Consultant and Gardening / Farming / Fishing monthly India
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The average salary for Agricultural Consultant is 130% more than that of Gardening / Farming / Fishing. Also, Gardening / Farming / Fishing salaries are 40% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Agricultural and Food Science Technician19,500 INR-57%
Agricultural and Food Scientist45,100 INR-0%
Agricultural Consultant45,100 INR-0%
Agricultural Engineer28,500 INR-37%
Agricultural Inspector27,100 INR-40%
Agricultural Manager47,500 INR+5%
Agronomist40,400 INR-10%
Animal Attendant14,300 INR-68%
Animal Nutritionist26,100 INR-42%
Animal Trainer16,600 INR-63%
Aquaculture and Seafood Farmer16,200 INR-64%
Bee Keeper9,030 INR-80%
Commercial Horticulturist21,400 INR-53%
Diver14,700 INR-67%
Farm Manager37,100 INR-18%
Farmer9,980 INR-78%
Floral Designer11,900 INR-74%
Foreman8,080 INR-82%
Forestry and Logging Worker8,310 INR-82%
Garden Center Helper8,550 INR-81%
Garden Centre Manager22,800 INR-49%
Gardener9,030 INR-80%
General Farm Assistant9,030 INR-80%
Greenhouse Assistant8,790 INR-81%
Greenhouse Manager21,900 INR-51%
Groundsman8,550 INR-81%
Grower9,500 INR-79%
Horticultural Worker9,030 INR-80%
Tree Pruner8,550 INR-81%
Tree Specialist14,300 INR-68%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
agra39,800 INR
Ahmadabad51,900 INR
Bangalore49,000 INR
Bhopal45,000 INR
Chennai50,900 INR
Coimbatore43,000 INR
Delhi53,600 INR
Ghaziabad42,100 INR
Hyderabad49,100 INR
Indore47,600 INR
Jaipur49,500 INR
Kanpur49,200 INR
Kolkata47,100 INR
Lucknow47,500 INR
Ludhiana45,300 INR
Madurai42,400 INR
Mumbai50,700 INR
Nagpur45,400 INR
Patna41,200 INR
Pimpri-Chinchwad44,600 INR
Pune49,600 INR
Surat48,100 INR
Vadodara43,800 INR
Visakhapatnam45,100 INR

Salary Comparison By State

StateAverage Salary
Andaman & Nicobar Islands41,200 INR
Andhra Pradesh50,800 INR
Arunachal Pradesh40,700 INR
Assam49,200 INR
Bihar52,300 INR
Chandigarh41,300 INR
Chhatisgarh46,200 INR
Dadra & Nagar Haveli40,600 INR
Daman & Diu37,800 INR
Delhi47,600 INR
Goa41,300 INR
Gujarat52,800 INR
Haryana46,200 INR
Himachal Pradesh46,700 INR
Jammu & Kashmir45,500 INR
Jharkhand51,900 INR
Karnataka51,500 INR
Kerala51,700 INR
Lakshadweep38,500 INR
Madhya Pradesh50,700 INR
Maharashtra54,500 INR
Manipur42,400 INR
Meghalaya44,200 INR
Mizoram39,900 INR
Nagaland44,000 INR
Orissa48,900 INR
Pondicherry42,800 INR
Punjab47,300 INR
Rajasthan54,300 INR
Sikkim39,700 INR
Tamil Nadu54,100 INR
Tripura44,200 INR
Uttar Pradesh54,800 INR
Uttaranchal47,500 INR
West Bengal56,300 INR

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in India earn 5% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
31,000 INR
Public Sector+5%
32,700 INR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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