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Average Salary in Kiambu 2019

How much money does a person working in Kiambu make?

125,827 KES per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Kiambu typically earns around 125,827 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 Kiambu | All Jobs

Median and salary distribution monthly Kiambu

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Salaries in Kiambu range between 17,031 KES per month (minimum salary) to 557,180 KES per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 122,052 KES per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 122,052 KES while the other half are earning more than 122,052 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 62,587 KES while 75% of them are earning more than 62,587 KES. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 319,239 KES while 25% are earning more than 319,239 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 Kiambu

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Kiambu
Average Salary 2016    =  
116,855 KES
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
121,179 KES
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
123,118 KES
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
125,827 KES
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Kiambu 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
Accountant82,513 KES
Administrative Assistant61,948 KES
Architect104,342 KES
Attorney169,615 KES
Biomedical Engineer100,200 KES
CAD Drafter94,592 KES
Cashier71,558 KES
Chartered Accountant99,785 KES
Chef102,480 KES
Chief Executive Officer269,859 KES
Chief Financial Officer256,625 KES
Civil Engineer109,908 KES
Computer Technician95,145 KES
Creative Director126,348 KES
Dentist274,764 KES
Developer / Programmer110,669 KES
Electrical Engineer122,851 KES
Elementary School Teacher83,535 KES
Engineer107,070 KES
Executive Chef104,196 KES
Flight Attendant101,981 KES
General Manager220,932 KES
Graphic Designer82,034 KES
Hotel Manager179,763 KES
Human Resources Manager161,918 KES
Internal Auditor122,557 KES
Journalist115,756 KES
Legal Assistant90,208 KES
Mechanical Engineer123,678 KES
Nurse92,159 KES
Pharmacist130,018 KES
Photographer83,986 KES
Pilot148,336 KES
Police Officer98,748 KES
Project Manager135,884 KES
Receptionist67,306 KES
Sales Manager190,250 KES
Sales Representative76,850 KES
Secondary School Teacher98,835 KES
Secretary63,874 KES
Teacher90,891 KES
Teller81,531 KES
Travel Agent97,159 KES
Waiter / Waitress69,634 KES

Average Hourly Wage in Kiambu | All Jobs

726 KES per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Kiambu | All Jobs is 726 KES. This means that the average person in Kiambu earns approximatly 726 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.

Kiambu VS Kenya

Salary Comparison Between Kiambu and Kenya monthlyWe compared salaries in Kiambu and Kenya and we found that Kiambu salaries are 15% less than those of Kenya.

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