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Average Salary in Machakos 2019

How much money does a person working in Machakos make?

127,059 KES per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Machakos typically earns around 127,059 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 Machakos | All Jobs

Median and salary distribution monthly Machakos

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Salaries in Machakos range between 17,198 KES per month (minimum salary) to 562,638 KES per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 124,518 KES per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 124,518 KES while the other half are earning more than 124,518 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 63,772 KES while 75% of them are earning more than 63,772 KES. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 329,835 KES while 25% are earning more than 329,835 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 Machakos

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Machakos
Average Salary 2016    =  
116,966 KES
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
121,294 KES
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
123,599 KES
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
127,059 KES
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Machakos 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
Accountant80,876 KES
Administrative Assistant63,858 KES
Architect110,890 KES
Attorney174,844 KES
Biomedical Engineer102,262 KES
CAD Drafter94,592 KES
Cashier70,875 KES
Chartered Accountant103,969 KES
Chef102,480 KES
Chief Executive Officer267,130 KES
Chief Financial Officer246,620 KES
Civil Engineer106,634 KES
Computer Technician94,220 KES
Creative Director125,120 KES
Dentist286,285 KES
Developer / Programmer103,241 KES
Electrical Engineer121,668 KES
Elementary School Teacher85,202 KES
Engineer108,162 KES
Executive Chef106,318 KES
Flight Attendant107,211 KES
General Manager201,831 KES
Graphic Designer85,369 KES
Hotel Manager170,820 KES
Human Resources Manager163,586 KES
Internal Auditor130,015 KES
Journalist114,574 KES
Legal Assistant85,023 KES
Mechanical Engineer118,949 KES
Nurse96,934 KES
Pharmacist134,111 KES
Photographer80,712 KES
Pilot148,336 KES
Police Officer93,018 KES
Project Manager130,427 KES
Receptionist66,639 KES
Sales Manager197,830 KES
Sales Representative80,791 KES
Secondary School Teacher101,791 KES
Secretary63,874 KES
Teacher93,665 KES
Teller78,256 KES
Travel Agent103,072 KES
Waiter / Waitress74,727 KES

Average Hourly Wage in Machakos | All Jobs

733 KES per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Machakos | All Jobs is 733 KES. This means that the average person in Machakos earns approximatly 733 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.

Machakos VS Kenya

Salary Comparison Between Machakos and Kenya monthlyWe compared salaries in Machakos and Kenya and we found that Machakos salaries are 14% less than those of Kenya.

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