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Sales Retail and Wholesale Average Salaries in Kenya 2019

How much money does a person working in Sales Retail and Wholesale make in Kenya?

157,706 KES per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Sales Retail and Wholesale in Kenya typically earns around 157,706 KES per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Sales Retail and Wholesale 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 Manager255,000 KES
Area Manager239,551 KES
Area Sales Manager90,000 KES
Branch Manager240,000 KES
Cashier20,850 KES
National Sales Manager410,444 KES
Regional Sales Manager279,667 KES
Sales Assistant19,000 KES
Sales Consultant25,000 KES
Sales Executive34,000 KES
Sales Manager202,690 KES
Sales Representative57,125 KES
Sales Support Manager52,750 KES
Sales Trainer72,000 KES
Visual Merchandiser23,000 KES

Sales Retail and Wholesale Jobs Salary Distribution in Kenya

25% of people earn
25,000 KES
or less
50% of people earn
73,000 KES
or less
75% of people earn
240,000 KES
or less
10,000 KES
73,000 KES
758,333 KES

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Sales Retail and Wholesale salaries in Kenya range between 10,000 KES per month (minimum salary) to 758,333 KES per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 73,000 KES per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Sales Retail and Wholesale are earning less than 73,000 KES while the other half are earning more than 73,000 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 Sales Retail and Wholesale are earning less than 25,000 KES while 75% of them are earning more than 25,000 KES. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Sales Retail and Wholesale are earning less than 240,000 KES while 25% are earning more than 240,000 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

Sales Retail and Wholesale Salary Forecast and Trend in Kenya

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

Average Salary 2016    =  
145,167 KES
Average Salary 2017    +3%  
149,232 KES
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
153,410 KES
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
157,706 KES
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Sales Retail and Wholesale 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.

Sales Retail and Wholesale Hourly Average Wage in Kenya

809 KES per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Kenya for Sales Retail and Wholesale is 809 KES. This means that the average person in Kenya earns approximatly 809 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 Sales Retail and Wholesale Jobs in Kenya

157,706 KES
145,371 KES
Average Salary
Sales Retail and Wholesale
Average Salary
All Jobs
We compared Kenya salaries for Sales Retail and Wholesale and All Jobs and we found that Sales Retail and Wholesale salaries are 8% more than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Kisumu61,250 KES
Mombasa23,250 KES
Nairobi182,480 KES
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