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Average Salary in Bungoma 2019

How much money does a person working in Bungoma make?

123,732 KES per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Bungoma typically earns around 123,732 KES per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Distribution of Salaries in Bungoma | All Jobs

Median and salary distribution monthly Bungoma

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Salaries in Bungoma range between 16,748 KES per month (minimum salary) to 547,903 KES per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 121,257 KES per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 121,257 KES while the other half are earning more than 121,257 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 the population are earning less than 62,102 KES while 75% of them are earning more than 62,102 KES. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 321,197 KES while 25% are earning more than 321,197 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

Salary Trend and Forecast in Bungoma

How are Bungoma salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary over the past few years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Bungoma
Average Salary 2016    =  
113,904 KES
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
118,118 KES
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
120,362 KES
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
123,732 KES
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Bungoma are on the rise 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.

Salaries for popular jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Accountant85,296 KES
Administrative Assistant60,611 KES
Architect108,489 KES
Attorney165,954 KES
Biomedical Engineer100,819 KES
CAD Drafter91,863 KES
Cashier66,578 KES
Chartered Accountant109,408 KES
Chef99,524 KES
Chief Executive Officer282,683 KES
Chief Financial Officer243,619 KES
Civil Engineer106,306 KES
Computer Technician92,093 KES
Creative Director122,296 KES
Dentist301,262 KES
Developer / Programmer109,502 KES
Electrical Engineer122,496 KES
Elementary School Teacher83,201 KES
Engineer113,946 KES
Executive Chef108,016 KES
Flight Attendant104,596 KES
General Manager208,835 KES
Graphic Designer80,533 KES
Hotel Manager182,446 KES
Human Resources Manager167,421 KES
Internal Auditor126,037 KES
Journalist117,766 KES
Legal Assistant86,924 KES
Mechanical Engineer112,800 KES
Nurse91,681 KES
Pharmacist132,610 KES
Photographer79,730 KES
Pilot139,695 KES
Police Officer92,254 KES
Project Manager130,154 KES
Receptionist87,212 KES
Sales Manager198,209 KES
Sales Representative78,820 KES
Secondary School Teacher95,780 KES
Secretary63,222 KES
Teacher91,724 KES
Teller78,093 KES
Travel Agent99,918 KES
Waiter / Waitress70,434 KES

Average Hourly Wage in Bungoma | All Jobs

714 KES per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Bungoma | All Jobs is 714 KES. This means that the average person in Bungoma earns approximatly 714 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.

Bungoma VS Kenya

Salary Comparison Between Bungoma and Kenya monthlyWe compared salaries in Bungoma and Kenya and we found that Bungoma salaries are 16% less than those of Kenya.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Kisumu143,549 KES
Mombasa161,346 KES
Nairobi176,401 KES
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