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CNC Programmer Average Salary in India 2022

How much money does a CNC Programmer make in India?

Average Monthly Salary
21,400 INR
( 257,000 INR yearly)


A person working as a CNC Programmer in India typically earns around 21,400 INR per month. Salaries range from 11,500 INR (lowest) to 32,300 INR (highest).

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

CNC Programmer Salary Distribution in India

Median and salary distribution monthly India CNC Programmer
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    CNC Programmer salaries in India range from 11,500 INR per month (minimum salary) to 32,300 INR per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 19,700 INR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as CNC Programmer(s) are earning less than 19,700 INR while the other half are earning more than 19,700 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 CNC Programmer(s) are earning less than 14,000 INR while 75% of them are earning more than 14,000 INR. Also from the diagram, 75% of CNC Programmer(s) are earning less than 23,900 INR while 25% are earning more than 23,900 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

CNC Programmer Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does experience and age affect your pay?

Salary comparison by years of experience monthly India CNC Programmer
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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 CNC Programmer salaries by experience level and this is what we found.

A CNC Programmer with less than two years of experience makes approximately 13,400 INR per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 16,900 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 22,300 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, CNC Programmer(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 26,300 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 29,100 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 30,900 INR per month, 6% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

CNC Programmer average salary change by experience in India

0 - 2 Years
13,400 INR
2 - 5 Years+26%
16,900 INR
5 - 10 Years+32%
22,300 INR
10 - 15 Years+18%
26,300 INR
15 - 20 Years+11%
29,100 INR
20+ Years+6%
30,900 INR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

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CNC Programmer Salary Comparison By Education

How do education levels affect salaries?

Displayed below is the average salary difference between different CNC Programmer(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 CNC Programmer salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.

When the education level is Certificate or Diploma, the average salary of a CNC Programmer is 18,600 INR per month.

While someone with a Bachelor's Degree gets a salary of 27,700 INR per month, 49% more than someone having a Certificate or Diploma degree.

CNC Programmer average salary difference by education level in India

Certificate or Diploma
18,600 INR
Bachelor's Degree+49%
27,700 INR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Difference by Education for Most Careers

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CNC Programmer 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 CNC Programmer employees in India earn 9% more than their female counterparts on average.

22,100 INR
20,300 INR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in India for all Careers

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CNC Programmer Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in India

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

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CNC Programmer(s) in India are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 10% every 17 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 2021

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Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in India for the year 2021. 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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CNC Programmer Bonus and Incentive Rates in India

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate India CNC Programmer
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A CNC Programmer is considered to be a low 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.

74% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 26% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 1% to 2% 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.

CNC Programmer Average Hourly Wage in India

120 INR per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in India is 120 INR. This means that the average CNC Programmer in India earns approximately 120 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.

CNC Programmer VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between CNC Programmer and Factory and Manufacturing monthly India
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The average salary for CNC Programmer is 2% less than that of Factory and Manufacturing. Also, Factory and Manufacturing salaries are 32% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Assembly Foreman8,790 INR-59%
Assembly Line Worker8,550 INR-60%
Assembly Supervisor13,300 INR-38%
Assistance Maintenance Manager32,300 INR+51%
Assistant Shipping Manager28,500 INR+33%
Chemical Equipment Controller20,700 INR-3%
Chemical Technican Apprentice17,300 INR-19%
CNC Machinist20,000 INR-6%
CNC Operator19,000 INR-11%
CNC Programmer21,400 INR+0%
Colour Technologist10,900 INR-49%
Contracts Manager37,100 INR+74%
Data Collection Coordinator14,700 INR-31%
Demand Planner13,100 INR-39%
Derrick Operator9,030 INR-58%
Director of Manufacturing53,200 INR+150%
Dock Worker8,310 INR-61%
Drying Technician8,550 INR-60%
Equipment Operator8,080 INR-62%
Export Sales Coordinator26,900 INR+26%
Factory Superintendent13,800 INR-35%
Factory Worker9,500 INR-56%
Failure Analysis Technician13,800 INR-35%
Fiberglass Laminator9,260 INR-57%
Food Technologist16,200 INR-24%
Forklift Driver9,030 INR-58%
Forming Machine Operator9,500 INR-56%
Furnace Operator8,790 INR-59%
Gas Appliance Repairer9,030 INR-58%
General Warehouse Associate15,000 INR-30%
Heavy Equipment Operator11,600 INR-46%
HSE Manager38,000 INR+78%
Industrial Engineer29,000 INR+36%
Industrial Machinery Mechanic18,100 INR-15%
Industrial Production Manager51,300 INR+140%
Industrial Safety and Health Engineer28,000 INR+31%
Intake Operator11,600 INR-46%
Key Account Manager42,800 INR+100%
Lift Truck Operator9,030 INR-58%
Loading Supervisor15,900 INR-26%
Logistic Coordinator22,800 INR+7%
Logistics Clerk10,900 INR-49%
Machine Operator8,790 INR-59%
Machinist9,500 INR-56%
Maintenance Manager34,200 INR+60%
Maintenance Store Clerk9,500 INR-56%
Manufacturing Engineer28,000 INR+31%
Manufacturing Engineering Manager42,800 INR+100%
Manufacturing Engineering Technologist32,100 INR+50%
Manufacturing Manager48,900 INR+130%
Manufacturing Operative15,200 INR-29%
Manufacturing Production Technician11,400 INR-47%
Manufacturing Supervisor24,700 INR+16%
Manufacturing Technician10,500 INR-51%
Materials Supervisor25,200 INR+18%
Mechanical Fitter Engineer29,000 INR+36%
Mechanical Foreman8,790 INR-59%
Merchandise Planner15,200 INR-29%
Metrology Engineer27,100 INR+27%
Operations Engineer26,900 INR+26%
Operations Manager44,200 INR+110%
Order Management Coordinator22,800 INR+7%
Order Processing Manager37,500 INR+75%
Order Selector10,900 INR-49%
Package Handler8,550 INR-60%
Packaging Manager29,500 INR+38%
Packer9,030 INR-58%
Packing Deputy Supervisor23,400 INR+9%
Planning Manager40,900 INR+91%
Plant Manager47,500 INR+120%
Precision Instrument Repairer13,500 INR-37%
Process Technician11,200 INR-48%
Product Manager46,600 INR+120%
Production Analyst39,400 INR+84%
Production Director54,600 INR+160%
Production Engineer29,200 INR+37%
Production Engineering Supervisor42,800 INR+100%
Production Inspector30,900 INR+45%
Production Laborer8,080 INR-62%
Production Manager52,300 INR+140%
Production Scheduler21,900 INR+2%
Production Supervisor28,500 INR+33%
Quality Control Analyst37,100 INR+74%
Quality Control Inspector29,900 INR+40%
Quality Control Manager41,300 INR+93%
Service Technician11,200 INR-48%
SHEQ Officer13,500 INR-37%
Shipping Manager43,700 INR+100%
Small Engine Mechanic15,400 INR-28%
Spray Painter9,030 INR-58%
Sterile Processing Technician10,500 INR-51%
Structural Welder8,080 INR-62%
Supply Chain Operative24,900 INR+16%
Technical Operator11,900 INR-44%
Technology Development Manager49,900 INR+130%
Testing Technician20,400 INR-5%
Toolmaker14,300 INR-33%
Warehouse Operative9,740 INR-54%
Warehouse Worker9,740 INR-54%
Warranty Handler16,600 INR-22%
Welder8,790 INR-59%
Workshop Manager32,300 INR+51%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
agra19,900 INR
Ahmadabad24,100 INR
Bangalore24,600 INR
Bhopal21,600 INR
Chennai24,000 INR
Coimbatore20,900 INR
Delhi24,400 INR
Ghaziabad21,300 INR
Hyderabad23,100 INR
Indore22,200 INR
Jaipur21,900 INR
Kanpur23,200 INR
Kolkata23,000 INR
Lucknow23,000 INR
Ludhiana19,900 INR
Madurai19,200 INR
Mumbai24,500 INR
Nagpur21,000 INR
Patna19,300 INR
Pimpri-Chinchwad20,900 INR
Pune22,300 INR
Surat23,000 INR
Vadodara19,500 INR
Visakhapatnam21,000 INR

Salary Comparison By State

StateAverage Salary
Andaman & Nicobar Islands19,500 INR
Andhra Pradesh24,600 INR
Arunachal Pradesh20,300 INR
Assam22,800 INR
Bihar25,000 INR
Chandigarh20,300 INR
Chhatisgarh23,400 INR
Dadra & Nagar Haveli19,100 INR
Daman & Diu18,300 INR
Delhi21,400 INR
Goa19,100 INR
Gujarat25,100 INR
Haryana22,600 INR
Himachal Pradesh21,300 INR
Jammu & Kashmir21,300 INR
Jharkhand22,600 INR
Karnataka25,500 INR
Kerala23,800 INR
Lakshadweep18,200 INR
Madhya Pradesh24,700 INR
Maharashtra24,700 INR
Manipur21,800 INR
Meghalaya21,200 INR
Mizoram19,700 INR
Nagaland20,200 INR
Orissa23,100 INR
Pondicherry20,800 INR
Punjab23,600 INR
Rajasthan25,200 INR
Sikkim19,000 INR
Tamil Nadu24,100 INR
Tripura20,200 INR
Uttar Pradesh26,500 INR
Uttaranchal22,300 INR
West Bengal25,300 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
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