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General Manager Average Salary in Jordan 2022

How much money does a General Manager make in Jordan?


Average Monthly Salary
3,030 JOD
( 36,400 JOD yearly)

LOW
1,490
JOD
AVERAGE
3,030
JOD
HIGH
4,730
JOD

A person working as a General Manager in Jordan typically earns around 3,030 JOD per month. Salaries range from 1,490 JOD (lowest) to 4,730 JOD (highest).

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

General Manager Salary Distribution in Jordan

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

  • Salary Range

    General Manager salaries in Jordan range from 1,490 JOD per month (minimum salary) to 4,730 JOD per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 3,090 JOD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as General Manager(s) are earning less than 3,090 JOD while the other half are earning more than 3,090 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 General Manager(s) are earning less than 2,060 JOD while 75% of them are earning more than 2,060 JOD. Also from the diagram, 75% of General Manager(s) are earning less than 3,990 JOD while 25% are earning more than 3,990 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

General Manager 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 General Manager salaries by experience level and this is what we found.

A General Manager with less than two years of experience makes approximately 1,760 JOD per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 2,260 JOD per month, 29% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 3,120 JOD per month, 38% 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, General Manager(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 3,870 JOD per month, 24% 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 4,140 JOD per month, 7% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 4,420 JOD per month, 7% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.


General Manager average salary change by experience in Jordan

0 - 2 Years
1,760 JOD
2 - 5 Years+29%
2,260 JOD
5 - 10 Years+38%
3,120 JOD
10 - 15 Years+24%
3,870 JOD
15 - 20 Years+7%
4,140 JOD
20+ Years+7%
4,420 JOD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

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General Manager Salary Comparison By Education

How do education levels affect salaries?

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

When the education level is High School, the average salary of a General Manager is 2,200 JOD per month.

While someone with a Certificate or Diploma gets a salary of 2,520 JOD per month, 15% more than someone having a High School degree.

A Bachelor's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 3,400 JOD per month, 35% more than someone with a Certificate or Diploma.

Professionals who hold a Master's Degree are rewarded with an average salary of 4,270 JOD per month, 26% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree.


General Manager average salary difference by education level in Jordan

High School
2,200 JOD
Certificate or Diploma+15%
2,520 JOD
Bachelor's Degree+35%
3,400 JOD
Master's Degree+26%
4,270 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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General Manager Salary Comparison By Gender

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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 General Manager employees in Jordan earn 12% more than their female counterparts on average.

Male
3,160 JOD
Female-11%
2,830 JOD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Jordan for all Careers

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General Manager Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Jordan

How much are annual salary increments in Jordan for General Manager(s)? How often do employees get salary raises?

General Manager

General Manager(s) in Jordan are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 12% every 20 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

Banking
1%
Energy
2%
Information Technology
3%
Healthcare
4%
Travel
5%
Construction
6%
Education
7%

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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General Manager Bonus and Incentive Rates in Jordan

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Jordan General Manager
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A General Manager is considered to be a high 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.

21% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 79% 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
79%
No Bonus
21%

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.

Example:
A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

Example:
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.

General Manager Average Hourly Wage in Jordan


17 JOD per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Jordan is 17 JOD. This means that the average General Manager in Jordan earns approximately 17 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.

General Manager VS Other Jobs

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The average salary for General Manager is 39% more than that of Executive and Management. Also, Executive and Management salaries are 35% more than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Account Coordinator1,490 JOD-51%
Administration Manager1,890 JOD-38%
Area Manager1,720 JOD-43%
Asset Protection Associate2,070 JOD-32%
Assistant Director1,910 JOD-37%
Assistant Manager2,140 JOD-29%
Assistant Operations Manager2,200 JOD-27%
Assistant Project Manager2,010 JOD-34%
Assistant Section Head1,700 JOD-44%
Assistant to CEO1,840 JOD-39%
Assistant Vice President2,040 JOD-33%
Associate Director2,020 JOD-33%
Bid Manager2,310 JOD-24%
Branch Manager2,190 JOD-28%
Business Development Manager2,410 JOD-20%
Business Operations Associate2,050 JOD-32%
Business Operations Lead1,930 JOD-36%
Campaign Manager2,070 JOD-32%
Chairman of The Board3,740 JOD+23%
Chairman Office Manager2,480 JOD-18%
Chief Corporate Officer3,070 JOD+1%
Chief Executive Officer3,870 JOD+28%
Chief Financial Officer3,290 JOD+9%
Chief of Staff1,790 JOD-41%
Chief Operating Officer2,930 JOD-3%
Chief Risk Officer2,320 JOD-23%
Client Services Manager2,480 JOD-18%
Commercial Project Manager2,070 JOD-32%
Commodity Broker1,560 JOD-49%
Corporate Affairs Executive2,210 JOD-27%
Corporate Compliance Director2,560 JOD-16%
Corporate Director2,450 JOD-19%
Corporate Officer1,680 JOD-45%
Corporate Partnerships Officer1,810 JOD-40%
Country Manager3,000 JOD-1%
Deputy Director2,560 JOD-16%
Director2,990 JOD-1%
Director of Accreditation2,420 JOD-20%
Director of Catering Services2,200 JOD-27%
Director of Client Services2,510 JOD-17%
Director of Facilities Management2,030 JOD-33%
Director of Operations2,540 JOD-16%
Director of Process Simplification1,980 JOD-35%
Director of Project Management2,480 JOD-18%
Director of Revenue Management2,370 JOD-22%
Director of Training and Development2,420 JOD-20%
Distribution Manager2,620 JOD-14%
Division Manager2,240 JOD-26%
Duty Manager2,040 JOD-33%
Engagement Manager2,670 JOD-12%
Executive Director3,800 JOD+25%
Executive Manager3,020 JOD-0%
Franchise Manager3,200 JOD+6%
General Manager3,030 JOD-0%
Global Master Data Manager2,640 JOD-13%
Head of Middle Office2,330 JOD-23%
Head of Projects2,390 JOD-21%
Head of Sustainability2,080 JOD-31%
Housing Manager2,070 JOD-32%
HSE Manager2,050 JOD-32%
Key Account Manager2,080 JOD-31%
Knowledge Manager2,500 JOD-18%
Location Manager2,400 JOD-21%
Logistics Manager1,880 JOD-38%
Management Consultant2,070 JOD-32%
Management Executive2,710 JOD-11%
Manager2,450 JOD-19%
Managing Director2,870 JOD-5%
MIS Executive2,460 JOD-19%
Ocean Services Manager2,720 JOD-10%
Operations Assistant1,860 JOD-39%
Operations Director2,850 JOD-6%
Operations Executive2,800 JOD-8%
Operations Manager2,760 JOD-9%
Operations Supervisor2,410 JOD-20%
Policy Administration Executive2,050 JOD-32%
Private Sector Executive2,220 JOD-27%
Product Development Manager2,590 JOD-15%
Product Executive2,160 JOD-29%
Production Executive2,460 JOD-19%
Production Manager2,550 JOD-16%
Production Supervisor2,140 JOD-29%
Program Manager2,680 JOD-12%
Programme Coordinator1,820 JOD-40%
Project Control Manager2,490 JOD-18%
Project Coordinator1,620 JOD-47%
Project Management Officer1,840 JOD-39%
Project Manager1,850 JOD-39%
Project Portfolio Manager2,090 JOD-31%
Quality Manager2,010 JOD-34%
R/D Director2,220 JOD-27%
Regional Director3,440 JOD+13%
Regional Manager2,500 JOD-18%
Relationship Manager2,510 JOD-17%
Retail District Manager1,680 JOD-45%
Revenue Manager1,950 JOD-36%
Risk and Capital Manager2,910 JOD-4%
Risk Officer1,970 JOD-35%
Safety Manager1,860 JOD-39%
Section Head1,940 JOD-36%
Service Manager1,990 JOD-34%
Shift Supervisor1,490 JOD-51%
Solutions Manager1,850 JOD-39%
Supervisor1,570 JOD-48%
Supply Chain Manager2,700 JOD-11%
Surveyor1,710 JOD-44%
Technical Manager2,330 JOD-23%
Territory Manager2,420 JOD-20%
Validation Manager2,180 JOD-28%
Vice President3,110 JOD+3%
Zone Manager2,700 JOD-11%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Amman3,130 JOD
Irbid3,060 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
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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