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Average Salary in Eldoret 2019

How much money does a person working in Eldoret make?

124,348 KES per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Eldoret typically earns around 124,348 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 Eldoret | All Jobs

Median and salary distribution monthly Eldoret

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Salaries in Eldoret range between 16,831 KES per month (minimum salary) to 550,632 KES per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 128,079 KES per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 128,079 KES while the other half are earning more than 128,079 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 65,209 KES while 75% of them are earning more than 65,209 KES. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 359,717 KES while 25% are earning more than 359,717 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 Eldoret

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Eldoret
Average Salary 2016    =  
112,481 KES
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
116,643 KES
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
120,609 KES
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
124,348 KES
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Eldoret 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
Accountant84,478 KES
Administrative Assistant64,750 KES
Architect111,764 KES
Attorney177,285 KES
Biomedical Engineer101,850 KES
CAD Drafter87,315 KES
Cashier69,648 KES
Chartered Accountant101,040 KES
Chef94,597 KES
Chief Executive Officer267,676 KES
Chief Financial Officer238,616 KES
Civil Engineer109,471 KES
Computer Technician96,254 KES
Creative Director127,821 KES
Dentist278,221 KES
Developer / Programmer111,093 KES
Electrical Engineer121,905 KES
Elementary School Teacher79,866 KES
Engineer114,492 KES
Executive Chef103,772 KES
Flight Attendant101,981 KES
General Manager209,896 KES
Graphic Designer86,369 KES
Hotel Manager186,918 KES
Human Resources Manager159,917 KES
Internal Auditor123,551 KES
Journalist117,175 KES
Legal Assistant84,332 KES
Mechanical Engineer122,260 KES
Nurse94,069 KES
Pharmacist141,478 KES
Photographer78,093 KES
Pilot139,695 KES
Police Officer94,164 KES
Project Manager134,247 KES
Receptionist64,104 KES
Sales Manager192,524 KES
Sales Representative76,850 KES
Secondary School Teacher97,258 KES
Secretary66,481 KES
Teacher93,110 KES
Teller80,548 KES
Travel Agent97,948 KES
Waiter / Waitress69,343 KES

Average Hourly Wage in Eldoret | All Jobs

717 KES per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Eldoret | All Jobs is 717 KES. This means that the average person in Eldoret earns approximatly 717 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.

Eldoret VS Kenya

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