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Fuel Cell Engineer Average Salary in Jordan 2022

How much money does a Fuel Cell Engineer make in Jordan?

Average Monthly Salary
1,590 JOD
( 19,100 JOD yearly)


A person working as a Fuel Cell Engineer in Jordan typically earns around 1,590 JOD per month. Salaries range from 810 JOD (lowest) to 2,450 JOD (highest).

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

Fuel Cell Engineer Salary Distribution in Jordan

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

  • Salary Range

    Fuel Cell Engineer salaries in Jordan range from 810 JOD per month (minimum salary) to 2,450 JOD per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 1,560 JOD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Fuel Cell Engineer(s) are earning less than 1,560 JOD while the other half are earning more than 1,560 JOD. 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 Fuel Cell Engineer(s) are earning less than 1,070 JOD while 75% of them are earning more than 1,070 JOD. Also from the diagram, 75% of Fuel Cell Engineer(s) are earning less than 1,970 JOD while 25% are earning more than 1,970 JOD.

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

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

A Fuel Cell Engineer with less than two years of experience makes approximately 910 JOD per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 1,190 JOD per month, 31% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 1,670 JOD per month, 40% 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, Fuel Cell Engineer(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 2,000 JOD per month, 20% 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 2,170 JOD 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 2,350 JOD per month, 8% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

Fuel Cell Engineer average salary change by experience in Jordan

0 - 2 Years
910 JOD
2 - 5 Years+31%
1,190 JOD
5 - 10 Years+40%
1,670 JOD
10 - 15 Years+20%
2,000 JOD
15 - 20 Years+9%
2,170 JOD
20+ Years+8%
2,350 JOD
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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Fuel Cell Engineer Salary Comparison By Education

How do education levels affect salaries?

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

When the education level is Bachelor's Degree, the average salary of a Fuel Cell Engineer is 1,120 JOD per month.

While someone with a Master's Degree gets a salary of 1,990 JOD per month, 77% more than someone having a Bachelor's Degree degree.

Fuel Cell Engineer average salary difference by education level in Jordan

Bachelor's Degree
1,120 JOD
Master's Degree+77%
1,990 JOD
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 Jordan costs anywhere from 8,060 Jordanian Dinar(s) to 24,200 Jordanian Dinar(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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Fuel Cell Engineer Salary Comparison By Gender

Salary comparison by gender monthly Jordan Fuel Cell 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 Fuel Cell Engineer employees in Jordan earn 17% more than their female counterparts on average.

1,720 JOD
1,470 JOD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Jordan for all Careers

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Fuel Cell Engineer Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Jordan

How much are annual salary increments in Jordan for Fuel Cell Engineer(s)? How often do employees get salary raises?

Fuel Cell Engineer

Fuel Cell Engineer(s) in Jordan are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 11% every 19 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 7% granted to employees every 20 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.

Jordan / 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 Jordan is 4%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2021

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Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Jordan for the year 2021. 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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Fuel Cell Engineer Bonus and Incentive Rates in Jordan

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Jordan Fuel Cell Engineer
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A Fuel Cell 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.

50% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 50% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 3% to 6% 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.

Fuel Cell Engineer Average Hourly Wage in Jordan

9 JOD per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Jordan is 9 JOD. This means that the average Fuel Cell Engineer in Jordan earns approximately 9 JOD 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.

Fuel Cell Engineer VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Fuel Cell Engineer and Oil  / Gas / Energy / Mining monthly Jordan
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The average salary for Fuel Cell Engineer is 10% 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

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Assistant Yard Manager1,450 JOD-9%
Associate Analyst1,660 JOD+4%
Associate Landman700 JOD-56%
Auxiliary Equipment Operator630 JOD-60%
Biomass Plant Technician740 JOD-54%
Biomass Power Plant Manager2,150 JOD+35%
Chemical Plant Operator1,270 JOD-20%
Chief Contract Compliance Engineer1,610 JOD+1%
Completions Engineer1,490 JOD-6%
Cost Controller1,080 JOD-32%
Crude Oil Marketing Representative1,580 JOD-1%
Dispatcher680 JOD-57%
Distribution Manager2,090 JOD+31%
Dragline Operator720 JOD-55%
Driller Offsider570 JOD-64%
Dump Truck Driver570 JOD-64%
Electric and Gas Operations Manager3,620 JOD+130%
Energy Advisor2,300 JOD+44%
Energy Analyst2,280 JOD+43%
Energy Auditor1,830 JOD+15%
Energy Dispatch Director2,750 JOD+73%
Energy Technical Assistant990 JOD-38%
Energy Technical Manager1,840 JOD+16%
Energy Technical Trainer1,260 JOD-21%
Exploration Manager2,550 JOD+60%
Field Safety Auditor1,740 JOD+9%
Fluids Engineer1,460 JOD-8%
Fuel Cell Engineer1,590 JOD-0%
Fuel Cell Technician770 JOD-52%
Fuels Handler690 JOD-57%
Gas Compressor Operator700 JOD-56%
Gas Distribution Plant Operator1,190 JOD-25%
Gas Supply Manager2,260 JOD+42%
Geologist2,700 JOD+69%
Geophysicist2,810 JOD+76%
Geothermal Production Manager2,520 JOD+58%
Geothermal Technician1,040 JOD-35%
HSE Engineer1,490 JOD-6%
HSE Officer920 JOD-42%
HSEQ Administrator1,050 JOD-34%
Inspector1,470 JOD-8%
Instructor1,260 JOD-21%
Instrument Designer1,150 JOD-28%
Lead Technical Field Advisor1,920 JOD+21%
Logistics and Tool Coordinator1,270 JOD-20%
Maintenance Engineer1,590 JOD-0%
Maintenance Superintendent1,330 JOD-17%
Material Controller1,030 JOD-35%
Mine Engineer1,460 JOD-8%
Mine Surveyor1,770 JOD+11%
Mining Project Administrator1,320 JOD-17%
Mining Project Assistant1,080 JOD-32%
Mining Project Controls Consultant1,720 JOD+8%
Mining Project Coordinator1,310 JOD-18%
Mining Project Engineer1,480 JOD-7%
Mining Project Manager2,020 JOD+27%
Mining Site Manager2,030 JOD+27%
Mining Team Leader1,610 JOD+1%
NDT Technician960 JOD-40%
Oil Service Unit Operator780 JOD-51%
Oil Trader2,000 JOD+26%
Oilwell Pumper570 JOD-64%
Petroleum Engineer 1,750 JOD+10%
Petroleum Geologist2,770 JOD+74%
Petroleum Pump System Operator860 JOD-46%
Pipeline Technician600 JOD-62%
Power Coordinator960 JOD-40%
Power Plant Operations Manager3,080 JOD+93%
Power Plant Operator1,300 JOD-18%
Radio Operator670 JOD-58%
Reliability Engineer1,530 JOD-4%
Reservoir Engineer1,360 JOD-15%
Risk Analyst1,910 JOD+20%
Roughneck1,490 JOD-6%
Scaffolder1,000 JOD-37%
Shutdown Engineer1,220 JOD-23%
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Solar Energy Systems Engineer1,510 JOD-5%
Solar Photovoltaic Installer960 JOD-40%
Solar Thermal Technician920 JOD-42%
Supply Operations Manager2,570 JOD+61%
Sustainability Specialist2,440 JOD+53%
System Development Advisor1,760 JOD+10%
Tanker Truck Driver570 JOD-64%
Utility Operator840 JOD-47%
Wind Energy Project Manager2,210 JOD+39%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Amman1,790 JOD
Irbid1,740 JOD

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 Jordan earn 8% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
1,540 JOD
Public Sector+8%
1,660 JOD
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