Highest Paying Paramedical Jobs

Diksha Nautiyal
Diksha NautiyalUpdated On: December 01, 2023 05:18 pm IST

Due to the shortage of paramedics in India, there is a huge scope and demand for students after they have completed their paramedical course. Here are some high paying paramedical jobs that you can explore.

Highest-Paying Jobs After Paramedical Courses

Getting a job in the medical field is a dream of many students in India. Becoming a professional in this field requires hard work, patience, and perseverance. But when one finally enters the profession, the hard work pays off with rewarding and often sky-high salaries.

Paramedical is a major field in the health care sector. Paramedical Science deals with providing medical services to patients in the pre-hospital environment. It also involves the diagnosis of different types of health problems or diseases using heavy and advanced machinery.

Due to the shortage of paramedics in India, there is a huge scope and demand for students after they have completed their paramedical course. Yes, jobs in the paramedical field are not as high-paid as of a surgeon but, there are many job profiles/ areas/ types that pay really well. This article will help you know the highest paying paramedical jobs in India. So, if you were looking for jobs that pay well after completing paramedical courses then this article is for you.

Highest Paying Paramedical Jobs

You can have a look at the paramedical jobs in India that pay well. You will also find the details about that job role and the mean annual salary.

Job ProfilesResponsibilitiesRelated CoursesSalary


A radiologist diagnoses and treats diseases and injuries using radiology (medical imaging) procedures like computed tomography (CT), X-Rays, Nuclear Medicine, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Positron Emission Tomography (PET), Ultrasound, etc.
  • Certificate in Radiology Assistant

  • Certificate in Radiography Diagnostic

  • B.Sc in Radiography

  • PGD in X-ray Radiography and Ultra-sonography

  • PGD in Radio-diagnosis and Imaging Sciences

  • In India, the salary of a radiologist can go as high as 5.5 LPA.

  • A Certificate or Diploma holder can earn about INR 30,000 per month.

  • In the US, the average annual income can go as high as USD 79,037 (= INR 59 lakhs).

Radiotherapy TechnologistA Radiation Therapist or Radiation Therapy Technologist diagnoses and treats diseases like cancer by providing radiation therapy.
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Radiotherapy Technology

  • Diploma in Radiography and Radiotherapy

  • B.Sc (Hons.) in Medical Radiotherapy Technology

  • In India, a Radiotherpy Technologist can earn anywhere from INR 12,000 per month to INR 57,400 per month.

  • In the US, a median annual wage for a radiation therapist is $77,560 (= INR 58.3 lakhs).

Occupational TherapistThe job roles of an Occupational Therapist includes evaluating patients’ conditions and needs, demonstrating exercises, educating patients’ families about how to care for the patient, observing patients doing daily tasks and reviewing their medical history.
  • Occupational Therapists in India can earn anywhere between INR 15,300 to INR 30,000 per month.

  • In the US, an occupational therapist can earn up to $83,430 (= INR 62.6 lakhs).


Physiotherapists rehabilitate patients to help them in improving their physical movement. Physiotherapists treat disabled or injured patients to recover the full function and movement of the injured body part.

(More about Physiotherapy courses in India)

  • A Physiotherapist can earn anywhere from INR 15,000 to INR 70,000 per month.

  • A sports physiotherapist earns over 50,000 per months with additional medical benefits and bonuses.

  • Salary of physiotherapist in the Indian army on an average is about INR 3.5 LPA.


Responsibilities of a Nurse include evaluating and planning nursing care requirements, maintaining medical records, handling pre and post-operation care, administering intravenous infusions, etc.
  • Starting salary of a nurse can be about INR 1.8 LPA.

  • With experience, the salary of a nurse can range anywhere from INR 4.2 LPA to INR 8.7 LPA.

Audiologist and Speech Therapist

An Audiologist or Speech Therapist treats people with speaking and hearing problems. They use special equipment to evaluate the extent and nature of the impairment.

  • An entry-level audiologist in India can earn up to INR 4.8 LPA.

  • The minimum salary of an audiologist can be around INR 1.5 LPA.

Medical Laboratory Technologists (MLT)

A Medical Lab Technologist works with high-end equipment to detect and collect samples, organise specimen, analyse samples, operate machines. They also organise standard of different lab solutions.

  • The salary of an MLT can range from INR 2.4 LPA to INR 5.5 LPA.

  • Initially, professionals in this field earn around INR 1.17 LPA.

Comparison of Annual Packages for Different Paramedical Jobs

Top Paramedical Colleges in India

Mentioned below are some of the top Paramedical colleges in India. If you want to apply to any of these colleges, all you have to do is fill out our Common Application Form and you will be provided with experts to guide you throughout the admission process. To avail instant counselling for FREE, dial our toll-free number - 1800-572-9877.

Apex University, JaipurCT Group of Institutions, Jalandhar
IIHMR University (IIHMR), JaipurSigma Group Of Institutes (SGI), Vadodara
DPG Institute of Technology & Management (DPGITM), GurgaonKalinga Institute of Industrial Technology - KIIT, Bhubaneswar
Swami Vivekanand Institute of Engineering & Technology (SVIET), ChandigarhAmity University Manesar, Gurgaon
Jaipur National University - JNU, JaipurCenturion University of Technology and Management (CUTM), Bhubaneswar
Rishihood University (RU), SonepatKanya Maha Vidyalaya (KMV), Jalandhar

Paramedical Course Eligibility

The basic eligibility for applying to any Paramedical courses are:
Educational Requirement: Must complete high secondary school with a science stream from any recognized board/institution. Physics, chemistry, maths, and/or biology must be the core subjects during the 10+2 level.
Age Requirement: The minimum age requirement before applying to Paramedical courses must be 16 years
Entrance Exam: Applicants must pass the entrance exams that are conducted at the university level by different universities during the time of admission.

So these were the top 5 high paying paramedical jobs in India. If you have any doubts regarding the same, you can ask us through our Q&A Section and for more such content, stay tuned to CollegeDekho.

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