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Health and Medical Average Salaries in Kenya 2019

How much money does a person working in Health and Medical make in Kenya?

135,091 KES per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Health and Medical in Kenya typically earns around 135,091 KES per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Health and Medical jobs. 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
Ambulance Officers and Paramedics68,000 KES
Clinical Psychologist40,000 KES
Dental Technician57,500 KES
Dentist80,000 KES
Doctor300,000 KES
General Medical Practitioner158,500 KES
Medical Administrator170,000 KES
Nurse Midwife40,000 KES
Nurse Practitioner25,000 KES
Orthopedic Technician60,000 KES
Pediatrician180,000 KES
Physician - Emergency Room130,000 KES
Physician - Ophthalmology160,000 KES
Physiotherapists65,000 KES
Regional Director of Operations417,000 KES
Surgeon - Orthopedic200,000 KES
Surgeon - Pediatric80,000 KES

Health and Medical Jobs Salary Distribution in Kenya

25% of people earn
68,000 KES
or less
50% of people earn
110,000 KES
or less
75% of people earn
180,000 KES
or less
25,000 KES
110,000 KES
417,000 KES

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Health and Medical salaries in Kenya range between 25,000 KES per month (minimum salary) to 417,000 KES per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 110,000 KES per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Health and Medical are earning less than 110,000 KES while the other half are earning more than 110,000 KES. 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.

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 Health and Medical are earning less than 68,000 KES while 75% of them are earning more than 68,000 KES. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Health and Medical are earning less than 180,000 KES while 25% are earning more than 180,000 KES.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should you be looking at?

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 plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary

Health and Medical Salary Forecast and Trend in Kenya

How do Health and Medical salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Average Salary 2016    =  
126,558 KES
Average Salary 2017    +3%  
130,101 KES
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
132,963 KES
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
135,091 KES
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Health and Medical salaries in Kenya are rising in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 2% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2020 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

Health and Medical Hourly Average Wage in Kenya

693 KES per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Kenya for Health and Medical is 693 KES. This means that the average person in Kenya earns approximatly 693 KES for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working 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 annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.

Salary Comparison of Health and Medical Jobs in Kenya

135,091 KES
145,371 KES
Average Salary
Health and Medical
Average Salary
All Jobs
We compared Kenya salaries for Health and Medical and All Jobs and we found that Health and Medical salaries are 7% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Mombasa110,000 KES
Nairobi149,833 KES
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