How much money does a person working in Dadaab make?
124,102 KES per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Dadaab typically earns around 124,102 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 Dadaab | All Jobs
Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
Salaries in Dadaab range between 16,798 KES per month (minimum salary) to 549,540 KES per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 125,343 KES per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 125,343 KES while the other half are earning more than 125,343 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 63,963 KES while 75% of them are earning more than 63,963 KES. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 344,191 KES while 25% are earning more than 344,191 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 Dadaab
How are Dadaab salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary over the past few years.
|Average Salary 2016|| = |
|Average Salary 2017|| +4% |
|Average Salary 2018|| +3% |
|Average Salary 2019|| +2% |
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Dadaab are on the rise in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 2% 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
|Administrative Assistant||63,094 KES|
|Biomedical Engineer||105,561 KES|
|CAD Drafter||89,134 KES|
|Chartered Accountant||106,479 KES|
|Chief Executive Officer||262,764 KES|
|Chief Financial Officer||260,627 KES|
|Civil Engineer||105,761 KES|
|Computer Technician||96,439 KES|
|Creative Director||128,067 KES|
|Developer / Programmer||104,090 KES|
|Electrical Engineer||119,777 KES|
|Elementary School Teacher||86,202 KES|
|Executive Chef||105,470 KES|
|Flight Attendant||107,211 KES|
|General Manager||222,205 KES|
|Graphic Designer||85,702 KES|
|Hotel Manager||185,129 KES|
|Human Resources Manager||159,584 KES|
|Internal Auditor||119,574 KES|
|Legal Assistant||90,553 KES|
|Mechanical Engineer||116,111 KES|
|Police Officer||93,400 KES|
|Project Manager||140,796 KES|
|Sales Manager||183,429 KES|
|Sales Representative||80,791 KES|
|Secondary School Teacher||98,637 KES|
|Travel Agent||94,794 KES|
|Waiter / Waitress||74,145 KES|
Average Hourly Wage in Dadaab | All Jobs
716 KES per hour
Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Dadaab | All Jobs is 716 KES. This means that the average person in Dadaab earns approximatly 716 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.
Dadaab VS Kenya
We compared salaries in Dadaab and Kenya and we found that Dadaab salaries are 16% less than those of Kenya.
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