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Average Salary in Dadaab 2019

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

Median and salary distribution monthly Dadaab

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.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Dadaab
Average Salary 2016    =  
114,244 KES
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
118,471 KES
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
121,788 KES
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
124,102 KES
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

Job TitleAverage Salary
Accountant84,805 KES
Administrative Assistant63,094 KES
Architect103,905 KES
Attorney172,752 KES
Biomedical Engineer105,561 KES
CAD Drafter89,134 KES
Cashier67,055 KES
Chartered Accountant106,479 KES
Chef96,568 KES
Chief Executive Officer262,764 KES
Chief Financial Officer260,627 KES
Civil Engineer105,761 KES
Computer Technician96,439 KES
Creative Director128,067 KES
Dentist293,197 KES
Developer / Programmer104,090 KES
Electrical Engineer119,777 KES
Elementary School Teacher86,202 KES
Engineer112,091 KES
Executive Chef105,470 KES
Flight Attendant107,211 KES
General Manager222,205 KES
Graphic Designer85,702 KES
Hotel Manager185,129 KES
Human Resources Manager159,584 KES
Internal Auditor119,574 KES
Journalist117,412 KES
Legal Assistant90,553 KES
Mechanical Engineer116,111 KES
Nurse91,204 KES
Pharmacist129,745 KES
Photographer85,296 KES
Pilot145,456 KES
Police Officer93,400 KES
Project Manager140,796 KES
Receptionist66,905 KES
Sales Manager183,429 KES
Sales Representative80,791 KES
Secondary School Teacher98,637 KES
Secretary62,570 KES
Teacher88,857 KES
Teller84,478 KES
Travel Agent94,794 KES
Waiter / Waitress74,145 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

Salary Comparison Between Dadaab and Kenya monthlyWe compared salaries in Dadaab and Kenya and we found that Dadaab 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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