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Average Salary in Embu 2019

How much money does a person working in Embu make?

124,471 KES per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Embu typically earns around 124,471 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 Embu | All Jobs

Median and salary distribution monthly Embu

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Salaries in Embu range between 16,848 KES per month (minimum salary) to 551,178 KES per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 129,450 KES per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 129,450 KES while the other half are earning more than 129,450 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 65,834 KES while 75% of them are earning more than 65,834 KES. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 367,539 KES while 25% are earning more than 367,539 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 Embu

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Embu
Average Salary 2016    =  
111,617 KES
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
115,747 KES
Average Salary 2018    +4%  
120,030 KES
Average Salary 2019    +4%  
124,471 KES
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Embu are on the rise 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.

Salaries for popular jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Accountant84,314 KES
Administrative Assistant65,577 KES
Architect110,236 KES
Attorney179,551 KES
Biomedical Engineer99,994 KES
CAD Drafter86,406 KES
Cashier67,533 KES
Chartered Accountant103,550 KES
Chef93,612 KES
Chief Executive Officer270,132 KES
Chief Financial Officer252,623 KES
Civil Engineer105,870 KES
Computer Technician91,539 KES
Creative Director121,559 KES
Dentist285,133 KES
Developer / Programmer109,289 KES
Electrical Engineer117,057 KES
Elementary School Teacher80,867 KES
Engineer110,236 KES
Executive Chef102,923 KES
Flight Attendant99,367 KES
General Manager214,353 KES
Graphic Designer82,534 KES
Hotel Manager169,925 KES
Human Resources Manager168,421 KES
Internal Auditor125,540 KES
Journalist117,057 KES
Legal Assistant85,542 KES
Mechanical Engineer119,422 KES
Nurse90,726 KES
Pharmacist140,523 KES
Photographer82,677 KES
Pilot136,815 KES
Police Officer94,546 KES
Project Manager137,794 KES
Receptionist66,038 KES
Sales Manager187,597 KES
Sales Representative74,879 KES
Secondary School Teacher101,495 KES
Secretary61,918 KES
Teacher95,237 KES
Teller82,677 KES
Travel Agent99,524 KES
Waiter / Waitress70,580 KES

Average Hourly Wage in Embu | All Jobs

718 KES per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Embu | All Jobs is 718 KES. This means that the average person in Embu earns approximatly 718 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.

Embu VS Kenya

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