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Marketing Average Salaries in Kenya 2019

How much money does a person working in Marketing make in Kenya?

148,612 KES per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Marketing in Kenya typically earns around 148,612 KES per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Marketing 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
Account Handler45,000 KES
Assistant Marketing Manager150,000 KES
Communications Officer56,000 KES
Junior Brand Manager150,000 KES
Market Development Manager336,667 KES
Market Research Analyst120,000 KES
Market Research Manager235,222 KES
Marketing Advisor82,958 KES
Marketing Analyst38,000 KES
Marketing Assistant67,333 KES
Marketing Associate50,000 KES
Marketing Director350,000 KES
Marketing Executive69,833 KES
Marketing Manager206,100 KES
Marketing Specialist87,083 KES
Product Development47,500 KES
Product Manager100,000 KES
Product Marketing Manager293,333 KES
Sales and Marketing Assistant54,500 KES
Senior Marketing Consultant296,000 KES
Senior Research Executive200,000 KES
Senior Sales Manager400,000 KES
Trade Marketing Executive70,000 KES

Marketing Jobs Salary Distribution in Kenya

25% of people earn
60,000 KES
or less
50% of people earn
75,000 KES
or less
75% of people earn
170,444 KES
or less
20,000 KES
75,000 KES
783,000 KES

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Marketing salaries in Kenya range between 20,000 KES per month (minimum salary) to 783,000 KES per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 75,000 KES per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Marketing are earning less than 75,000 KES while the other half are earning more than 75,000 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 Marketing are earning less than 60,000 KES while 75% of them are earning more than 60,000 KES. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Marketing are earning less than 170,444 KES while 25% are earning more than 170,444 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

Marketing Salary Forecast and Trend in Kenya

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

Average Salary 2016    =  
136,796 KES
Average Salary 2017    +3%  
140,627 KES
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
144,564 KES
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
148,612 KES
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Marketing 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 3% 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.

Marketing Hourly Average Wage in Kenya

762 KES per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Kenya for Marketing is 762 KES. This means that the average person in Kenya earns approximatly 762 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 Marketing Jobs in Kenya

148,612 KES
145,371 KES
Average Salary
Average Salary
All Jobs
We compared Kenya salaries for Marketing and All Jobs and we found that Marketing salaries are 2% more than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Mombasa117,500 KES
Nairobi153,601 KES
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