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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?

206,092 KES per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Health and Medical in Kenya typically earns around 206,092 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
Academic Clinician225,564 KES
Acute Care Nurse129,116 KES
Administrative Director254,946 KES
Admitting Clerk107,029 KES
Admitting Manager150,518 KES
Admitting Officer113,146 KES
Advanced Nutrition Aide168,303 KES
Advanced Practice Provider173,903 KES
Allergist296,167 KES
Ambulance Dispatcher113,961 KES
Ambulance Driver105,802 KES
Ambulance Officer and Paramedic117,508 KES
Ambulatory Services Director181,026 KES
Anatomic Pathology Supervisor261,044 KES
Anesthesia Technician157,190 KES
Anesthesiologist487,919 KES
Anesthesiology Assistant155,097 KES
Assistant Director of Nursing170,242 KES
Assistant Occupational Therapist116,631 KES
Assistant Optometrist130,643 KES
Assistant Physical Therapist96,317 KES
Audiologist217,379 KES
Behavioral Health Specialist177,103 KES
Biomedical Engineering Director172,069 KES
Biomedical Engineering Technician109,675 KES
Breast Center Manager237,616 KES
Cardiac Technician107,075 KES
Cardiology Manager434,757 KES
Cardiopulmonary Rehab Spcialist148,226 KES
Cardiovascular Specialist560,379 KES
Cardiovascular Technologist148,112 KES
Care Assistant95,471 KES
Care Coordinator155,580 KES
Caregiver102,334 KES
Case Manager162,786 KES
Central Sterile Processing Technician128,600 KES
Charge Entry Specialist148,083 KES
Chief of Psychology482,708 KES
Chief of Surgery675,147 KES
Chiropractor177,530 KES
Clinic Assistant100,814 KES
Clinic Manager169,799 KES
Clinic Navigator100,146 KES
Clinical Application Specialist136,301 KES
Clinical Biochemist175,176 KES
Clinical Cytogeneticist191,949 KES
Clinical Data Reviewer137,844 KES
Clinical Development Specialist156,337 KES
Clinical Director349,576 KES
Clinical Field Associate140,929 KES
Clinical Genetic Technologist146,306 KES
Clinical Microbiologist151,182 KES
Clinical Molecular Geneticist179,299 KES
Clinical Neuropsychologist178,276 KES
Clinical Policy Developer164,265 KES
Clinical Psychologist477,024 KES
Clinical Research Coordinator166,649 KES
Clinical Scientist211,802 KES
Clinical Social Worker116,534 KES
CME Specialist178,866 KES
Coding Practice Manager162,471 KES
Community Relations Manager172,107 KES
Company Nurse99,018 KES
Correctional Treatment Specialist290,767 KES
Counseling Psychologist344,176 KES
Credentialing Analyst150,338 KES
Critical Care Nurse125,894 KES
CT Technologist141,489 KES
Cytogenetic Technologist146,882 KES
Data Coordinator111,873 KES
Dental Assistant99,253 KES
Dental Hygienist104,104 KES
Dental Laboratory Technician111,469 KES
Dental Receptionist106,268 KES
Dental Technician107,143 KES
Dental Therapist180,560 KES
Dentist365,056 KES
Dermatologist534,798 KES
Diagnostic Medical Sonographer163,730 KES
Dietetic Technician101,500 KES
Dietitian357,447 KES
Director of Medical Staff Services224,882 KES
Discharge Coordinator117,944 KES
Dispensing Optician136,294 KES
District Nurse120,172 KES
Doctor369,885 KES
Dosimetrist200,751 KES
EKG Technician137,794 KES
Emergency Department Physician277,124 KES
Emergency Management Director226,940 KES
Emergency Response Specialist136,081 KES
Emergency Services Director219,652 KES
Endodontist422,751 KES
Endoscopic Assistant120,833 KES
Endoscopy Technician123,689 KES
Enterostomal Therapist169,963 KES
Epidemiologist246,817 KES
ER Registration Supervisor160,584 KES
Exercise Physiologist354,976 KES
Family Nurse Practitioner134,399 KES
FGP Ultrasound Techncian127,362 KES
Food Services Director175,995 KES
Forensic Pathologist378,821 KES
General Medical Practitioner272,576 KES
Genetic Counselor256,424 KES
Head Nurse136,877 KES
Health Compliance Director200,865 KES
Health Economist171,876 KES
Health Information Manager182,180 KES
Health Services Manager202,815 KES
Health Systems Specialist152,409 KES
Health Technologist163,618 KES
Health Unit Coordinator107,712 KES
Healthcare Assistant115,852 KES
Healthcare Consultant171,743 KES
Healthcare Data Analyst168,181 KES
Hearing Aid Specialist162,829 KES
Histotechnologist168,150 KES
Home Health Aide110,736 KES
Home Health Scheduler104,654 KES
Home Nurse118,580 KES
ICU Registered Nurse122,435 KES
Immunologist269,252 KES
Industrial Hygienist176,976 KES
Infection Control Coordinator142,478 KES
Infection Control Practitioner174,369 KES
Infection Preventionist159,445 KES
Informatics Nurse Specialist130,876 KES
Informatics Practice Specialist172,529 KES
Intake Coordinator114,033 KES
Internist473,234 KES
Interventional Radiographer203,258 KES
Interventionist459,315 KES
Invasive Cardiologist619,097 KES
Lab Assistant114,146 KES
Laboratory Manager193,987 KES
Laboratory Technician112,100 KES
Lead Patient Account Representative143,513 KES
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)126,235 KES
Low Vision Therapist173,226 KES
Mammography Technician116,504 KES
Managed Care Assistant107,477 KES
Maternity Services Director256,916 KES
MDS Coordinator136,479 KES
Medical Administrator130,237 KES
Medical Assistant100,174 KES
Medical Biller94,289 KES
Medical Billing Clerk97,540 KES
Medical Billing Specialist124,735 KES
Medical Coder102,021 KES
Medical Courier80,657 KES
Medical Director335,277 KES
Medical Equipment Maintenance Manager151,642 KES
Medical Equipment Preparer122,480 KES
Medical Forms Designer97,934 KES
Medical Insurance Manager218,991 KES
Medical Office Administrator157,857 KES
Medical Office Assistant102,745 KES
Medical Office Manager182,742 KES
Medical Policy Manager183,226 KES
Medical Policy Specialist148,261 KES
Medical Project Coordinator150,414 KES
Medical Records Administrator144,307 KES
Medical Records Clerk100,435 KES
Medical Records Coding Manager164,758 KES
Medical Records Director185,909 KES
Medical Records Transcriptionist96,541 KES
Medical Scribe118,808 KES
Medical Secretary93,769 KES
Medical Staff Services Specialist149,078 KES
Medical Technologist125,121 KES
Medication Aide107,220 KES
Mental Health Aide113,964 KES
Mental Health Nurse108,462 KES
Mental Health Technician116,041 KES
Mental Health Therapst260,248 KES
Mental Health Worker120,293 KES
Mobile Phlebotomist111,191 KES
MRI Technologist121,644 KES
Music Therapist149,929 KES
Naturopathic Physician470,684 KES
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner136,760 KES
Neonatologist199,479 KES
Neurodiagnostic Techncian117,383 KES
Neurologist412,693 KES
Neurophysiology Technologist170,451 KES
Neuropsychology Testing Assistant108,115 KES
Nuclear Medical Technician146,378 KES
Nuclear Medicine Physician391,865 KES
Nuclear Medicine Technolgoist148,510 KES
Nurse115,198 KES
Nurse Educator144,002 KES
Nurse Midwife138,704 KES
Nurse Practitioner119,687 KES
Nursing Assistant107,791 KES
Nursing Coordinator130,018 KES
Nursing Director179,747 KES
Nursing Services Instructor140,659 KES
Nursing Supervisor150,050 KES
Nutrition Assistant145,586 KES
Nutrition Services Aide131,693 KES
Obstetrician / Gynecologist415,430 KES
Occupaitional Therapy Assistant139,346 KES
Occupational Health Advisor166,714 KES
Occupational Health Safety Specialist192,196 KES
Occupational Therapist185,632 KES
Oncology Specialty Representative133,959 KES
Operating Room Scheduler114,400 KES
Operating Room Services Director324,704 KES
Ophthalmic Assistant121,109 KES
Ophthalmic Laboratory Technician122,505 KES
Ophthalmologist335,342 KES
Optician252,554 KES
Optometrist313,759 KES
Oral Surgeon483,747 KES
Orthodontic Assistant126,399 KES
Orthodontist423,466 KES
Orthopedic Technician122,251 KES
Orthoptist328,796 KES
Orthotist332,548 KES
Pathology Assistant116,273 KES
Patient Account Represenatative150,607 KES
Patient Care Coordinator143,733 KES
Patient Care Manager170,788 KES
Patient Care Services Executive184,505 KES
Patient Care Technician109,785 KES
Patient Management Coordinator123,446 KES
Patient Registrar97,322 KES
Patient Relations Manager165,277 KES
Patient Representative127,698 KES
Patient Safety Manager182,271 KES
Patient Safety Specialist136,292 KES
Patient Services Coordinator139,701 KES
Patient Services Director219,266 KES
Patient Sitter96,740 KES
Pediatrician373,337 KES
Perfusionist390,349 KES
Periodontist437,855 KES
Perioperative Aide126,869 KES
Personal Support Worker90,961 KES
Phlebotomist255,439 KES
Physical Therapist245,586 KES
Physical Therapy Aide96,920 KES
Physical Therapy Assistant98,025 KES
Physical Therapy Director286,503 KES
Physician374,053 KES
Physician - Anesthesiology540,634 KES
Physician - Cardiology585,512 KES
Physician - CCU335,342 KES
Physician - Dermatology432,938 KES
Physician - Emergency Room328,455 KES
Physician - Endocrinology424,494 KES
Physician - Family Practice298,623 KES
Physician - Gastroenterology409,533 KES
Physician - Generalist333,914 KES
Physician - Geriatrics289,345 KES
Physician - Hematology / Oncology409,461 KES
Physician - Immunology / Allergy432,483 KES
Physician - Infectious Disease373,678 KES
Physician - Internal Medicine460,918 KES
Physician - Maternal / Fetal Medicine372,916 KES
Physician - Nephrology348,804 KES
Physician - Neurology467,034 KES
Physician - Nuclear Medicine400,824 KES
Physician - Obstetrics / Gynecology409,063 KES
Physician - Occupational Medicine334,697 KES
Physician - Ophthalmology288,012 KES
Physician - Otolaryngology273,144 KES
Physician - Pain Medicine257,860 KES
Physician - Pathology331,544 KES
Physician - Pediatric Cardiology414,361 KES
Physician - Pediatric Neonatology399,911 KES
Physician - Pediatrics365,777 KES
Physician - Physiatry402,827 KES
Physician - Podiatry373,697 KES
Physician - Pulmonary Medicine298,157 KES
Physician - Radiation Therapy454,760 KES
Physician - Radiology459,970 KES
Physician - Rheumatology403,776 KES
Physician - Sports Medicine404,551 KES
Physician - Urology532,676 KES
Physician Assistant250,019 KES
Physiotherapist281,891 KES
Podiatrist273,429 KES
Practice Manager193,837 KES
Pre Authorization Case Manager163,307 KES
Preventive Medicine Physician357,856 KES
Program Coordinator138,886 KES
Project Manager176,677 KES
Prosthetist272,576 KES
Prosthodontist422,751 KES
Psychiatric Nurse118,421 KES
Psychiatric Technician115,022 KES
Psychiatrist393,942 KES
Psychololgist384,286 KES
Psychometrician349,602 KES
Psychometrist191,752 KES
Public Health Analyst166,649 KES
Public Health Social Worker98,025 KES
Public Health Specialist134,030 KES
Quality Assurance Manager188,092 KES
Radiation Therapist410,609 KES
Radiation Therapy Technologist142,848 KES
Radiographer267,604 KES
Radiography Technologist157,577 KES
Radiologic Technologist163,466 KES
Radiologist417,279 KES
Radiology Manager354,616 KES
Radiology Technologist162,193 KES
Registered Nurse114,601 KES
Registered Nurse Case Manager139,983 KES
Registered Respiratory Therapist241,891 KES
Rehabilitation Director287,640 KES
Rehabilitation Services Manager226,798 KES
Respiratory Care Practitioner230,965 KES
Respiratory Manager180,425 KES
Respiratory Therapist231,859 KES
Respiratory Therapy Technician146,397 KES
School Nurse106,550 KES
Skin Care Specialist231,931 KES
Sonographer173,266 KES
Sonography Technologist177,530 KES
Speech and Language Pathologist254,783 KES
Staff Nurse116,898 KES
Surgeon487,446 KES
Surgeon - Burn472,958 KES
Surgeon - Cardiothoracic594,665 KES
Surgeon - Heart Transplant656,229 KES
Surgeon - Neurology571,540 KES
Surgeon - Orthopedic652,598 KES
Surgeon - Pediatric527,901 KES
Surgeon - Plastic Reconstructive619,518 KES
Surgeon - Trauma501,047 KES
Surgical Assistant311,962 KES
Surgical Instrument Techncian126,114 KES
Surgical Technologist126,399 KES
Telephonic Nurse Case Manager136,426 KES
Theatre Manager146,139 KES
Treatment Services Director221,017 KES
Ultrasonographer138,613 KES
Ultrasound Technologist131,661 KES
Urologist539,043 KES
Utilization Review Nurse112,896 KES
Vascular Technologist123,435 KES
Vision Rehabilitation Therapist255,439 KES
Ward Manager171,023 KES
Wellness Coordinator155,083 KES
X-Ray Technologist174,631 KES

Health and Medical Jobs Salary Distribution in Kenya

Median and salary distribution monthly Kenya Health and Medical

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Health and Medical salaries in Kenya range between 63,741 KES per month (minimum salary) to 655,547 KES per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 208,153 KES per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Health and Medical are earning less than 208,153 KES while the other half are earning more than 208,153 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 122,352 KES while 75% of them are earning more than 122,352 KES. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Health and Medical are earning less than 440,487 KES while 25% are earning more than 440,487 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

Salaries for specific divisions

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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.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Kenya Health and Medical
Average Salary 2016    =  
189,720 KES
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
196,740 KES
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
202,249 KES
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
206,092 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

1,189 KES per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Kenya for Health and Medical is 1,189 KES. This means that the average person in Kenya earns approximatly 1,189 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.

Health and Medical VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Health and Medical and Health and Medical monthly KenyaWe compared Kenya salaries for Health and Medical and All Jobs and we found that Health and Medical salaries are 39% more than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Kisumu199,838 KES
Mombasa224,614 KES
Nairobi245,573 KES
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