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Telecommunication Average Salaries in Kenya 2019

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

145,988 KES per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Telecommunication in Kenya typically earns around 145,988 KES per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Telecommunication 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
Access Operation Team Leader157,835 KES
Audio Visual Installer108,691 KES
Broadband Technician105,908 KES
Chief Technology Officer233,750 KES
Customer Implementation Support117,384 KES
Fiber Optic Technician138,041 KES
Mobile Data Coordinator125,436 KES
OSP Site Supervisor135,153 KES
Retention Executive203,736 KES
RF Engineer131,717 KES
Sales Director236,628 KES
Sales Engineer151,293 KES
Technical Support Engineer143,394 KES
Telecom Chief Engineer144,623 KES
Telecom Specialist163,794 KES
Telecommunication Consultant182,360 KES
Telecommunication Dispatcher112,327 KES
Telecommunication Equipment Engineer137,142 KES
Telecommunication Logistics Supervisor148,652 KES
Telecommunication Product Manager162,505 KES
Telecommunication Project Coordinator129,715 KES
Telecommunication Project Manager166,274 KES
Telecommunication Service Delivery Manager186,068 KES
Telecommunication Service Management Coordinator159,163 KES
Telecommunication Solution Architect171,379 KES
Telecommunication Surveyor125,021 KES
Telecommunication Team Leader139,930 KES
Telecommunication Technical Manager171,409 KES
Telecommunication Technician96,740 KES
Telecommunications Analyst176,240 KES
Telecommunications Assistant Manager176,506 KES
Telecommunications Engineer135,862 KES
Telecommunications Engineering Specialist148,034 KES
Telecommunications Equipment Installer112,219 KES
Telecommunications Facility Examiner120,601 KES
Telecommunications Line Installer107,444 KES
Telecommunications Manager238,196 KES
Telecommunications Network Engineer144,252 KES
Telecommunications Technician114,033 KES

Telecommunication Jobs Salary Distribution in Kenya

Median and salary distribution monthly Kenya Telecommunication

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Telecommunication salaries in Kenya range between 91,055 KES per month (minimum salary) to 236,718 KES per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 151,828 KES per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Telecommunication are earning less than 151,828 KES while the other half are earning more than 151,828 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 Telecommunication are earning less than 109,298 KES while 75% of them are earning more than 109,298 KES. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Telecommunication are earning less than 209,815 KES while 25% are earning more than 209,815 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

Telecommunication Salary Forecast and Trend in Kenya

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Kenya Telecommunication
Average Salary 2016    =  
130,912 KES
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
135,756 KES
Average Salary 2018    +4%  
140,779 KES
Average Salary 2019    +4%  
145,988 KES
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Telecommunication 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 4% 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.

Telecommunication Hourly Average Wage in Kenya

842 KES per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Kenya for Telecommunication is 842 KES. This means that the average person in Kenya earns approximatly 842 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.

Telecommunication VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Telecommunication and Telecommunication monthly KenyaWe compared Kenya salaries for Telecommunication and All Jobs and we found that Telecommunication salaries are 1% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Kisumu141,558 KES
Mombasa159,109 KES
Nairobi173,955 KES
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