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Average Salary in Kitale 2019

How much money does a person working in Kitale make?

126,320 KES per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Kitale typically earns around 126,320 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 Kitale | All Jobs

Median and salary distribution monthly Kitale

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Salaries in Kitale range between 17,098 KES per month (minimum salary) to 559,363 KES per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 127,583 KES per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 127,583 KES while the other half are earning more than 127,583 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 65,106 KES while 75% of them are earning more than 65,106 KES. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 350,343 KES while 25% are earning more than 350,343 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 Kitale

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Kitale
Average Salary 2016    =  
116,286 KES
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
120,589 KES
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
123,965 KES
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
126,320 KES
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Kitale 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
Accountant81,858 KES
Administrative Assistant65,259 KES
Architect109,144 KES
Attorney178,679 KES
Biomedical Engineer103,087 KES
CAD Drafter90,953 KES
Cashier69,920 KES
Chartered Accountant99,367 KES
Chef98,539 KES
Chief Executive Officer279,682 KES
Chief Financial Officer237,616 KES
Civil Engineer106,415 KES
Computer Technician94,775 KES
Creative Director125,857 KES
Dentist273,612 KES
Developer / Programmer103,454 KES
Electrical Engineer115,283 KES
Elementary School Teacher79,199 KES
Engineer111,873 KES
Executive Chef100,801 KES
Flight Attendant101,981 KES
General Manager217,536 KES
Graphic Designer83,368 KES
Hotel Manager183,341 KES
Human Resources Manager162,585 KES
Internal Auditor118,082 KES
Journalist115,283 KES
Legal Assistant86,406 KES
Mechanical Engineer112,327 KES
Nurse97,889 KES
Pharmacist139,841 KES
Photographer77,765 KES
Pilot136,815 KES
Police Officer90,726 KES
Project Manager136,430 KES
Receptionist68,373 KES
Sales Manager189,492 KES
Sales Representative76,850 KES
Secondary School Teacher96,075 KES
Secretary65,177 KES
Teacher90,152 KES
Teller81,858 KES
Travel Agent93,612 KES
Waiter / Waitress74,582 KES

Average Hourly Wage in Kitale | All Jobs

729 KES per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Kitale | All Jobs is 729 KES. This means that the average person in Kitale earns approximatly 729 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.

Kitale VS Kenya

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

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