How much money does a person working in Administration / Reception / Secretarial make in Kenya?
89,100 KES per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Administration / Reception / Secretarial in Kenya typically earns around 89,100 KES per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Administration / Reception / Secretarial jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.
Salaries for specific jobs
|Accreditation Specialist||129,177 KES|
|Administrative Aide||62,099 KES|
|Administrative Analyst||94,137 KES|
|Administrative Assistant||79,027 KES|
|Administrative Associate||81,271 KES|
|Administrative Manager||97,025 KES|
|Administrative Receptionist||71,904 KES|
|Board Secretary||84,132 KES|
|Central Office Operator||74,802 KES|
|Commercial Administrator||111,763 KES|
|Commissions Processor||92,869 KES|
|Conveyancing Secretary||88,168 KES|
|Document Controller||69,996 KES|
|Document Management Specialist||98,281 KES|
|Executive Assistant||101,084 KES|
|Executive Personal Assistant||116,272 KES|
|Executive Secretary||99,806 KES|
|Front Desk Attendant||86,974 KES|
|Front Desk Coordinator||91,772 KES|
|Front Desk Manager||121,525 KES|
|Group Services Manager||161,217 KES|
|Head Receptionist||106,398 KES|
|Key Account Assistant||103,689 KES|
|Keyboard and Data Entry Operator||55,766 KES|
|Leasing Administrator||93,318 KES|
|Legal Secretary||89,248 KES|
|Mailroom Manager||84,587 KES|
|Management Support Secretary||100,020 KES|
|Master Programme Coordinator||131,382 KES|
|Medical Receptionist||94,046 KES|
|Meeting and Event Assistant||104,522 KES|
|Meeting and Event Manager||144,104 KES|
|Night Manager||110,054 KES|
|Office Administrator||124,748 KES|
|Office Assistant||63,409 KES|
|Office Manager||107,961 KES|
|Office Services Coordinator||93,708 KES|
|Operations Analyst||119,602 KES|
|Operations Manager||147,807 KES|
|Personal Assistant||99,204 KES|
|Planning Assistant||87,133 KES|
|Process Expert||122,659 KES|
|Program Coordinator||111,139 KES|
|Programme Assistant||94,277 KES|
|Project Administrator||125,250 KES|
|Project Coordinator||132,785 KES|
|Reception Team Lead||127,698 KES|
|Records Officer||75,253 KES|
|Schedule Officer||67,874 KES|
|School Secretary||84,649 KES|
|Switchboard Operator||69,379 KES|
|Technical Program Manager||132,337 KES|
|Technical Project Manager||139,414 KES|
|Wayleave Officer||66,100 KES|
Administration / Reception / Secretarial Jobs Salary Distribution in Kenya
Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
The Administration / Reception / Secretarial salaries in Kenya range between 54,629 KES per month (minimum salary) to 165,700 KES per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 92,664 KES per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Administration / Reception / Secretarial are earning less than 92,664 KES while the other half are earning more than 92,664 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 Administration / Reception / Secretarial are earning less than 66,282 KES while 75% of them are earning more than 66,282 KES. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Administration / Reception / Secretarial are earning less than 139,517 KES while 25% are earning more than 139,517 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
Administration / Reception / Secretarial Salary Forecast and Trend in Kenya
How do Administration / Reception / Secretarial salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.
|Average Salary 2016|| = |
|Average Salary 2017|| +4% |
|Average Salary 2018|| +4% |
|Average Salary 2019|| +4% |
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Administration / Reception / Secretarial 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.
Administration / Reception / Secretarial Hourly Average Wage in Kenya
514 KES per hour
Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Kenya for Administration / Reception / Secretarial is 514 KES. This means that the average person in Kenya earns approximatly 514 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.
Administration / Reception / Secretarial VS Other Jobs
We compared Kenya salaries for Administration / Reception / Secretarial and All Jobs and we found that Administration / Reception / Secretarial salaries are 40% less than those of All Jobs.
Salary Comparison By City
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