bangalore is the highest paying city in the country, while pharma and healthcare is the highest paying industry for talent in india, says a report. according to randstad insights, the research and analysis division of randstad india, the average annual cost to company (ctc) for talent across all levels and functions in bangalore stood at rs 1.08 million per annum.bangalore is followed by pune at rs 100,000 ncr and mumbai rs 990,000 lakh and rs 920,000, respectively. chennai (rs 800,000), hyderabad (rs 790,000) and kolkata (rs 720,000) are the other three names on the list of indian cities paying the highest average salaries for professionals. the report further noted that professionals from the pharma and healthcare industries are paid the highest in india with an average annual ctc of rs 960,000 across all levels and functions. the roll-out of gst saw a spike in demand for implementation and compliance specialists, thus making professional services the second highest paying sector in the country, with an average salary of rs 940,000, it added. fmcg, is the third highest paying industry with an average ctc of rs 920,000. the it sector, offering an average annual ctc of rs 910,000 lakh and infrastructure, real estate and construction at rs 900,000 lakh take the fourth and fifth position in the list as india's most lucrative industries for professionals. meanwhile, there are some roles where talent in 6-10 year experience bracket is paid relatively higher r...