Top 10 Jobs in Nepal

Top 10 Jobs in Nepal


In simple language a job can be defined as a piece of work. It can also be denoted as a paid position of regular employment. Some also refer to it as a duty or a responsibility. Well in basic terms it can be said that it is a performance or execution of a task. To achieve these successful career options, you required strong hard work, dedication, and education. The kind of job you do mostly denotes your living condition. With high paying jobs, you can live your life in comfort and luxury. Here are Top ten jobs in Nepal that have a high demand and pay you more. These top professions listed here are based on the highest paying jobs, easiness to get jobs, and the amount of hard work required for the jobs.

1. Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is the highest-ranking officer in any company of Nepal. This job title is on the top of the chart as it is one of the highest paying jobs in Nepal. To hold this title you need over ten years of working experience. With a high salary, this job also comes with a lot of responsibilities as the CEO of the company is mostly under pressure of executing their duty properly along with leading managers and other executive bodies. This position is one of the most desirable positions in the business field and holds much power and honor along with a lot of responsibility. 

2. Aviation

The Aviation industry of Nepal can also be referred to as a field that provides top-paying jobs in Nepal. You will need a bachelor’s degree along with a pilot or air control course and a year of experience in order to become eligible for this profession. This field has a lot of potential and  provides endless opportunities with the increase in the number of private airlines in Nepal. The professionals (mostly pilots) have to go through a very demanding training program and need to have over a 1000 hours of flight experience. The pilots hold a huge responsibility for the safety of hundreds and thousands of people everyday. The average monthly salary of pilots goes from 2 to 3 lakhs approximately.

3. Surgeons/ Doctor

Surgeons/ Doctors is another job to be listed for the highest job in Nepal as their job is of a critical nature. Their profession comes with a lot of risks. Along with these high risks their jobs also demand extensive knowledge and a long learning path. This profession requires a lot of hard work, a strong educational background, and sometimes a lot of money.  A doctor can earn from Rupees 50k to 10000k or even more in a month in Nepal. Among all, surgeons earn the highest amount of money. Thus, because of all these reasons it is mentioned in the chart.

4. Law Experts

The field of law provides top paying jobs. They basically provide legal services and the people working in this field are paid highly. A lawyer holds the responsibility of saving their clients from legal troubles and expenses. A judge, similar to a lawyer, often has to decide people’s fate. They have a huge responsibility of making a correct and fair decision. Because of all these demands that come with a job, it can be considered as one of the highest paying jobs in Nepal with the salary ranging from Rs.20,000 to Rs. 20,00,000.

5. Bankers

People involved in the banking business who help raise the funds for the bank can be referred to as bankers. Along with this Bankers also provide finance-oriented supervision to people. Bankers are often hired by some other businesses in order to help them with their accounting transactions. This job also comes with it’s own fair share of responsibility. Their jobs come with both risks and responsibility that they are required to analyze and carry out. This job is referred to as a good/high paying job as a person working in this field typically earns from Rs.25,000 to Rs.2,00,000.

6. Engineers

Engineers are another field of work that provides you with a good salary. This career is respected and acknowledged all over the World. This career seems to grow rapidly in Nepal as well. There are many different types of engineering degrees. Civil Engineering is regarded as a better choice in a developing nation like Nepal as it still requires more of these professionals. Like other this job also comes with huge responsibility as the professional needs to pay attention to every minute detail that goes into their work. This work pays from Rs.25,000 to Rs.50,000 approximately in a month.


7. IT Professionals

IT (Information Technology) is a very popular profession in Nepal and other parts of the World as well. This job comes with a wide range of possibilities. This job consists of different ranges that range from technical officer to a web designer. The software designers create and develop mobile applications, computer software, etc. This field provides the salary depending upon the position of the employee and the company that they work for. The salary can range anywhere between RS.15,000 to Rs.80,000.

8. Government Officials

In Nepal, Government jobs are considered as one of the most prestigious jobs. This job comes with an abundance of praise and respect. The candidates are selected on the basis of the tough examination conducted by the Lok Sewa Ayog. The Government job consists of various levels and divisions. This job comes with both technical and non technical officer options. This job provides the employee with a salary along with many other services including the pension that the employee gets after they retire from their job. The salary is different and depends upon the level and division of the employee. 

9. Managers

Managers can be denoted as an essential body of a company. Their job demands very skilled management capabilities as they are required to work at different levels in order to regulate and coordinate different activities that take place in an organization. The managers are required to communicate smoothly. This job comes with it’s own challenges. A manager is required to carry out the responsibility of managing conflicts, analyzing risks and so on when needed. The salary of a manager can range from Rs.30,000 to Rs.1,50,000 depending upon the level.

10. Chartered Accountant (CA)

Chartered Accountant (CA) can be considered as one of the best career options. Their work consists of auditing financial files of different businesses. In order to get this job or become a CA you need to do a lot of studying as it is not easy. The salary of a Chartered Accountant (CA) can range from Rs. 35,000 to Rs. 1,15,000 in a month.

Thus, these are the list of top ten highest paying jobs in the context of Nepal. It has also been expected that with more time these jobs come with more scope, demand and more potential for growth. All of these jobs come with it’s own challenges and duties. With the job holding these positions you are also required to carry out the responsibilities that come with it but all this effort does not go to waste as these jobs come with a good income and many services.