How much money does a person working in Kisumu make?
143,549 KES per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Kisumu typically earns around 143,549 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 Kisumu | All Jobs
Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
Salaries in Kisumu range between 19,430 KES per month (minimum salary) to 635,655 KES per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 143,549 KES per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 143,549 KES while the other half are earning more than 143,549 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 73,340 KES while 75% of them are earning more than 73,340 KES. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 389,602 KES while 25% are earning more than 389,602 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 Kisumu
How are Kisumu salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary over the past few years.
|Average Salary 2016|| = |
|Average Salary 2017|| +4% |
|Average Salary 2018|| +2% |
|Average Salary 2019|| +1% |
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Kisumu are on the rise in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 1% 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
|Administrative Assistant||73,291 KES|
|Biomedical Engineer||119,372 KES|
|CAD Drafter||104,494 KES|
|Chartered Accountant||122,072 KES|
|Chief Executive Officer||315,344 KES|
|Chief Financial Officer||282,806 KES|
|Civil Engineer||125,145 KES|
|Computer Technician||102,653 KES|
|Creative Director||136,318 KES|
|Developer / Programmer||119,730 KES|
|Electrical Engineer||136,649 KES|
|Elementary School Teacher||98,435 KES|
|Executive Chef||115,627 KES|
|Flight Attendant||118,978 KES|
|General Manager||242,378 KES|
|Graphic Designer||99,193 KES|
|Hotel Manager||207,533 KES|
|Human Resources Manager||194,235 KES|
|Internal Auditor||146,195 KES|
|Legal Assistant||96,910 KES|
|Mechanical Engineer||131,000 KES|
|Police Officer||113,630 KES|
|Project Manager||151,154 KES|
|Sales Manager||221,152 KES|
|Sales Representative||89,658 KES|
|Secondary School Teacher||115,675 KES|
|Travel Agent||115,899 KES|
|Waiter / Waitress||83,430 KES|
Average Hourly Wage in Kisumu | All Jobs
828 KES per hour
Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Kisumu | All Jobs is 828 KES. This means that the average person in Kisumu earns approximatly 828 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.
Kisumu VS Kenya
We compared salaries in Kisumu and Kenya and we found that Kisumu salaries are 3% less than those of Kenya.
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