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HSE Engineer Average Salary in Indonesia 2023

How much money does a HSE Engineer make in Indonesia?

Average Monthly Salary
12,200,000 IDR
( 146,000,000 IDR yearly)


A person working as a HSE Engineer in Indonesia typically earns around 12,200,000 IDR per month. Salaries range from 6,340,000 IDR (lowest) to 18,700,000 IDR (highest).

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

HSE Engineer Salary Distribution in Indonesia

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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    HSE Engineer salaries in Indonesia range from 6,340,000 IDR per month (minimum salary) to 18,700,000 IDR per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 11,700,000 IDR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as HSE Engineer(s) are earning less than 11,700,000 IDR while the other half are earning more than 11,700,000 IDR. 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 HSE Engineer(s) are earning less than 8,120,000 IDR while 75% of them are earning more than 8,120,000 IDR. Also from the diagram, 75% of HSE Engineer(s) are earning less than 14,600,000 IDR while 25% are earning more than 14,600,000 IDR.

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

HSE Engineer Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does experience and age affect your pay?

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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 HSE Engineer salaries by experience level and this is what we found.

A HSE Engineer with less than two years of experience makes approximately 7,210,000 IDR per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 9,670,000 IDR per month, 34% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 12,600,000 IDR per month, 30% 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, HSE Engineer(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 15,200,000 IDR per month, 21% 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 16,600,000 IDR per month, 9% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 17,500,000 IDR per month, 5% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

HSE Engineer average salary change by experience in Indonesia

0 - 2 Years
7,210,000 IDR
2 - 5 Years+34%
9,670,000 IDR
5 - 10 Years+30%
12,600,000 IDR
10 - 15 Years+21%
15,200,000 IDR
15 - 20 Years+9%
16,600,000 IDR
20+ Years+5%
17,500,000 IDR
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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HSE Engineer Salary Comparison By Education

How do education levels affect salaries?

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

When the education level is Bachelor's Degree, the average salary of a HSE Engineer is 10,200,000 IDR per month.

While someone with a Master's Degree gets a salary of 14,100,000 IDR per month, 39% more than someone having a Bachelor's Degree degree.

HSE Engineer average salary difference by education level in Indonesia

Bachelor's Degree
10,200,000 IDR
Master's Degree+39%
14,100,000 IDR
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 Indonesia costs anywhere from 60,700,000 Rupiah(s) to 182,000,000 Rupiah(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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HSE Engineer Salary Comparison By Gender

Salary comparison by gender monthly Indonesia HSE Engineer
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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 HSE Engineer employees in Indonesia earn 9% more than their female counterparts on average.

12,900,000 IDR
11,700,000 IDR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Indonesia for all Careers

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HSE Engineer Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Indonesia

How much are annual salary increments in Indonesia for HSE Engineer(s)? How often do employees get salary raises?

HSE Engineer

HSE Engineer(s) in Indonesia are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 12% every 17 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 8% granted to employees every 18 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.

Indonesia / 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 Indonesia is 5%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2022

Information Technology

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Indonesia 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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HSE Engineer Bonus and Incentive Rates in Indonesia

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Indonesia HSE Engineer
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A HSE Engineer 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 3% 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.

HSE Engineer Average Hourly Wage in Indonesia

70,400 IDR per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Indonesia is 70,400 IDR. This means that the average HSE Engineer in Indonesia earns approximately 70,400 IDR 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.

HSE Engineer VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between HSE Engineer and Oil  / Gas / Energy / Mining monthly Indonesia
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The average salary for HSE Engineer is 12% more than that of Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining. Also, Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining salaries are 10% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Assistant Yard Manager11,200,000 IDR-8%
Associate Analyst12,100,000 IDR-1%
Associate Landman5,080,000 IDR-58%
Auxiliary Equipment Operator4,590,000 IDR-62%
Biomass Plant Technician5,630,000 IDR-54%
Biomass Power Plant Manager16,200,000 IDR+33%
Chemical Plant Operator9,730,000 IDR-20%
Chief Contract Compliance Engineer12,300,000 IDR+1%
Completions Engineer10,600,000 IDR-13%
Cost Controller8,520,000 IDR-30%
Crude Oil Marketing Representative12,700,000 IDR+4%
Dispatcher4,860,000 IDR-60%
Distribution Manager15,800,000 IDR+30%
Dragline Operator5,630,000 IDR-54%
Driller Offsider4,240,000 IDR-65%
Dump Truck Driver4,490,000 IDR-63%
Electric and Gas Operations Manager27,000,000 IDR+120%
Energy Advisor18,400,000 IDR+51%
Energy Analyst16,100,000 IDR+32%
Energy Auditor14,200,000 IDR+16%
Energy Dispatch Director20,400,000 IDR+67%
Energy Technical Assistant7,170,000 IDR-41%
Energy Technical Manager14,200,000 IDR+16%
Energy Technical Trainer10,100,000 IDR-17%
Exploration Manager20,700,000 IDR+70%
Field Safety Auditor13,200,000 IDR+8%
Fluids Engineer11,000,000 IDR-10%
Fuel Cell Engineer12,600,000 IDR+3%
Fuel Cell Technician6,010,000 IDR-51%
Fuels Handler5,510,000 IDR-55%
Gas Compressor Operator5,270,000 IDR-57%
Gas Distribution Plant Operator9,770,000 IDR-20%
Gas Supply Manager18,000,000 IDR+48%
Geologist21,300,000 IDR+75%
Geophysicist20,300,000 IDR+66%
Geothermal Production Manager20,700,000 IDR+70%
Geothermal Technician8,500,000 IDR-30%
HSE Engineer12,200,000 IDR+0%
HSE Officer7,420,000 IDR-39%
HSEQ Administrator8,050,000 IDR-34%
Inspector10,500,000 IDR-14%
Instructor9,080,000 IDR-26%
Instrument Designer8,870,000 IDR-27%
Lead Technical Field Advisor14,600,000 IDR+20%
Logistics and Tool Coordinator9,910,000 IDR-19%
Maintenance Engineer11,800,000 IDR-3%
Maintenance Superintendent10,400,000 IDR-15%
Material Controller8,050,000 IDR-34%
Mine Engineer11,500,000 IDR-6%
Mine Surveyor12,500,000 IDR+2%
Mining Project Administrator9,780,000 IDR-20%
Mining Project Assistant7,810,000 IDR-36%
Mining Project Controls Consultant12,400,000 IDR+2%
Mining Project Coordinator9,880,000 IDR-19%
Mining Project Engineer10,900,000 IDR-11%
Mining Project Manager14,400,000 IDR+18%
Mining Site Manager15,200,000 IDR+25%
Mining Team Leader12,200,000 IDR+0%
NDT Technician6,830,000 IDR-44%
Oil Service Unit Operator6,130,000 IDR-50%
Oil Trader15,100,000 IDR+24%
Oilwell Pumper4,470,000 IDR-63%
Petroleum Engineer 13,300,000 IDR+9%
Petroleum Geologist21,400,000 IDR+75%
Petroleum Pump System Operator6,680,000 IDR-45%
Pipeline Technician4,570,000 IDR-63%
Power Coordinator7,150,000 IDR-41%
Power Plant Operations Manager23,400,000 IDR+92%
Power Plant Operator9,970,000 IDR-18%
Radio Operator4,900,000 IDR-60%
Reliability Engineer11,000,000 IDR-10%
Reservoir Engineer11,000,000 IDR-10%
Risk Analyst14,100,000 IDR+16%
Roughneck11,800,000 IDR-3%
Scaffolder7,930,000 IDR-35%
Shutdown Engineer9,530,000 IDR-22%
Solar Energy Installation Manager17,600,000 IDR+44%
Solar Energy Systems Engineer12,400,000 IDR+2%
Solar Photovoltaic Installer7,820,000 IDR-36%
Solar Thermal Technician7,440,000 IDR-39%
Supply Operations Manager19,100,000 IDR+57%
Sustainability Specialist19,400,000 IDR+59%
System Development Advisor12,900,000 IDR+6%
Tanker Truck Driver4,740,000 IDR-61%
Utility Operator6,010,000 IDR-51%
Wind Energy Project Manager15,900,000 IDR+30%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Bandung12,500,000 IDR
Jakarta13,200,000 IDR
Makasar10,900,000 IDR
Malang11,500,000 IDR
Medan12,200,000 IDR
Palembang11,600,000 IDR
Semarang11,300,000 IDR
Surabaya12,900,000 IDR
Surakarta11,100,000 IDR
Tangerang11,500,000 IDR

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 Indonesia earn 9% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
11,600,000 IDR
Public Sector+9%
12,600,000 IDR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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