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Executive and Management Average Salaries in Jamaica 2021

How much money does a person working in Executive and Management make in Jamaica?

Average Monthly Salary
130,000 JMD
( 1,570,000 JMD yearly)


A person working in Executive and Management in Jamaica typically earns around 130,000 JMD per month. Salaries range from 43,000 JMD (lowest average) to 215,000 JMD (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Executive and Management careers. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Account Coordinator92,300 JMD
Administration Manager111,000 JMD
Area Manager109,000 JMD
Asset Protection Associate118,000 JMD
Assistant Director113,000 JMD
Assistant Manager125,000 JMD
Assistant Operations Manager129,000 JMD
Assistant Project Manager118,000 JMD
Assistant Section Head98,900 JMD
Assistant to CEO108,000 JMD
Assistant Vice President125,000 JMD
Associate Director119,000 JMD
Bid Manager135,000 JMD
Branch Manager128,000 JMD
Business Development Manager147,000 JMD
Business Operations Associate115,000 JMD
Business Operations Lead120,000 JMD
Campaign Manager128,000 JMD
Chairman of The Board212,000 JMD
Chairman Office Manager140,000 JMD
Chief Corporate Officer186,000 JMD
Chief Executive Officer226,000 JMD
Chief Financial Officer204,000 JMD
Chief of Staff101,000 JMD
Chief Operating Officer170,000 JMD
Chief Risk Officer139,000 JMD
Client Services Manager140,000 JMD
Commercial Project Manager126,000 JMD
Commodity Broker95,100 JMD
Corporate Affairs Executive140,000 JMD
Corporate Compliance Director149,000 JMD
Corporate Director157,000 JMD
Corporate Officer107,000 JMD
Corporate Partnerships Officer103,000 JMD
Country Manager169,000 JMD
Deputy Director163,000 JMD
Director175,000 JMD
Director of Accreditation154,000 JMD
Director of Catering Services139,000 JMD
Director of Client Services141,000 JMD
Director of Facilities Management128,000 JMD
Director of Operations154,000 JMD
Director of Process Simplification112,000 JMD
Director of Project Management154,000 JMD
Director of Revenue Management134,000 JMD
Director of Training and Development138,000 JMD
Distribution Manager148,000 JMD
Division Manager136,000 JMD
Duty Manager131,000 JMD
Engagement Manager157,000 JMD
Executive Director215,000 JMD
Executive Manager185,000 JMD
Franchise Manager195,000 JMD
General Manager171,000 JMD
Global Master Data Manager150,000 JMD
Head of Middle Office143,000 JMD
Head of Projects148,000 JMD
Head of Sustainability128,000 JMD
Housing Manager121,000 JMD
HSE Manager125,000 JMD
Key Account Manager123,000 JMD
Knowledge Manager141,000 JMD
Location Manager145,000 JMD
Logistics Manager112,000 JMD
Management Consultant117,000 JMD
Management Executive154,000 JMD
Manager151,000 JMD
Managing Director178,000 JMD
MIS Executive146,000 JMD
Ocean Services Manager158,000 JMD
Operations Assistant112,000 JMD
Operations Director167,000 JMD
Operations Executive169,000 JMD
Operations Manager169,000 JMD
Operations Supervisor136,000 JMD
Policy Administration Executive122,000 JMD
Private Sector Executive131,000 JMD
Product Development Manager156,000 JMD
Product Executive128,000 JMD
Production Executive151,000 JMD
Production Manager150,000 JMD
Production Supervisor126,000 JMD
Program Manager157,000 JMD
Programme Coordinator110,000 JMD
Project Control Manager159,000 JMD
Project Coordinator94,000 JMD
Project Management Officer111,000 JMD
Project Manager113,000 JMD
Project Portfolio Manager126,000 JMD
Quality Manager123,000 JMD
R/D Director140,000 JMD
Regional Director210,000 JMD
Regional Manager149,000 JMD
Relationship Manager152,000 JMD
Retail District Manager105,000 JMD
Revenue Manager115,000 JMD
Risk and Capital Manager170,000 JMD
Risk Officer115,000 JMD
Safety Manager117,000 JMD
Section Head114,000 JMD
Service Manager126,000 JMD
Shift Supervisor89,000 JMD
Solutions Manager104,000 JMD
Supervisor95,300 JMD
Supply Chain Manager158,000 JMD
Surveyor105,000 JMD
Technical Manager148,000 JMD
Territory Manager149,000 JMD
Validation Manager123,000 JMD
Vice President188,000 JMD
Zone Manager163,000 JMD

Executive and Management Jobs Salary Distribution in Jamaica

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

  • Salary Range

    Executive and Management salaries in Jamaica range from 43,000 JMD per month (minimum average salary) to 215,000 JMD per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 133,000 JMD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Executive and Management are earning less than 133,000 JMD while the other half are earning more than 133,000 JMD. 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 people working in Executive and Management are earning less than 79,200 JMD while 75% of them are earning more than 79,200 JMD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Executive and Management are earning less than 178,000 JMD while 25% are earning more than 178,000 JMD.

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

Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does a person's salary progress over time?

Salary Comparison By Experience Level
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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher the wage.

Generally speaking, employees having experience from two to five years earn on average 32% more than freshers and juniors across all industries and disciplines.

Professionals with experience of more than five years tend to earn on average 36% more than those with five years or less of work experience.

Change in salary based on experience varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of many different jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

As you hit the ten years mark, the salary increases by 21% and an additional 14% for those who have crossed the 15 years mark.

Those figures are presented as guidelines only. The numbers become more significant if you consider one job title at a time.

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.
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Salary Comparison By Education

How does the education level affect your salary?

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It is well known that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We compared the salaries of professionals at the same level but with different college degrees levels across many jobs, below are our findings.

Change in salary based on education varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of multiple jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

Workers with a certificate or diploma earn on average 17% more than their peers who only reached the high school level.

Employees who earned a Bachelor's Degree earn 24% more than those who only managed to attain a cerificate or diploma.

Professionals who attained a Master's Degree are awarded salaries that are 29% more than those with a Bachelor's Degree.

Finally, PhD holders earn 23% more than Master's Degree holders on average while doing the same job.

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 Jamaica costs anywhere from 482,000 Jamaican Dollar(s) to 1,450,000 Jamaican Dollar(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 this tactic. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.

The decision really depends on your situation and experience among many other factors. Putting all variables aside, if you can afford the costs of higher education then the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.

Executive and Management Salary Comparison By Gender

Salary comparison by gender monthly Jamaica Executive and Management
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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 employees in Jamaica who work in Executive and Management earn 6% more than their female counterparts on average.

134,000 JMD
126,000 JMD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Jamaica for all Careers

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Executive and Management Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Jamaica

How much are annual salary increments in Jamaica for Executive and Management professionals? How often do employees get salary raises?

Executive and Management

Executive and Management professionals in Jamaica are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 8% every 25 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 5% granted to employees every 28 months.

Annual Salary Increment Rate Jamaica Executive and Management
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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.

Jamaica / 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 Jamaica is 2%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2020

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Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Jamaica for the year 2020. 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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Executive and Management Bonus and Incentive Rates in Jamaica

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Jamaica Executive and Management
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Executive and Management is considered to be a high bonus-based field 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.

39% of surveyed staff in Executive and Management reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 61% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 5% to 9% 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.

Executive and Management Hourly Average Wage in Jamaica

750 JMD per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Jamaica is 750 JMD. This means that the average person in Jamaica earns approximately 750 JMD 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.

Executive and Management VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Executive and Management and Executive and Management monthly Jamaica
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The average salary for Executive and Management is 35% more than that of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Kingston144,000 JMD

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 Jamaica earn 10% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
93,500 JMD
Public Sector+10%
103,000 JMD
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