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Average Salary in Kisii 2019

How much money does a person working in Kisii make?

126,073 KES per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Kisii typically earns around 126,073 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 Kisii | All Jobs

Median and salary distribution monthly Kisii

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Salaries in Kisii range between 17,065 KES per month (minimum salary) to 558,272 KES per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 124,813 KES per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 124,813 KES while the other half are earning more than 124,813 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 63,845 KES while 75% of them are earning more than 63,845 KES. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 334,712 KES while 25% are earning more than 334,712 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 Kisii

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Kisii
Average Salary 2016    =  
115,046 KES
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
119,303 KES
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
121,928 KES
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
126,073 KES
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Kisii 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
Accountant82,185 KES
Administrative Assistant63,604 KES
Architect112,200 KES
Attorney174,147 KES
Biomedical Engineer106,798 KES
CAD Drafter92,772 KES
Cashier67,328 KES
Chartered Accountant104,806 KES
Chef100,510 KES
Chief Executive Officer274,770 KES
Chief Financial Officer259,626 KES
Civil Engineer113,619 KES
Computer Technician94,960 KES
Creative Director126,102 KES
Dentist288,589 KES
Developer / Programmer107,061 KES
Electrical Engineer113,155 KES
Elementary School Teacher85,535 KES
Engineer109,471 KES
Executive Chef102,499 KES
Flight Attendant107,211 KES
General Manager208,623 KES
Graphic Designer82,701 KES
Hotel Manager181,552 KES
Human Resources Manager162,252 KES
Internal Auditor126,534 KES
Journalist115,520 KES
Legal Assistant83,986 KES
Mechanical Engineer118,003 KES
Nurse95,024 KES
Pharmacist141,751 KES
Photographer84,969 KES
Pilot142,575 KES
Police Officer99,512 KES
Project Manager142,979 KES
Receptionist64,504 KES
Sales Manager180,397 KES
Sales Representative80,791 KES
Secondary School Teacher97,455 KES
Secretary67,784 KES
Teacher95,145 KES
Teller85,787 KES
Travel Agent100,313 KES
Waiter / Waitress72,108 KES

Average Hourly Wage in Kisii | All Jobs

727 KES per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Kisii | All Jobs is 727 KES. This means that the average person in Kisii earns approximatly 727 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.

Kisii VS Kenya

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

Salary Comparison By City

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