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Average Salary in Malindi 2019

How much money does a person working in Malindi make?

127,183 KES per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Malindi typically earns around 127,183 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 Malindi | All Jobs

Median and salary distribution monthly Malindi

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Salaries in Malindi range between 17,215 KES per month (minimum salary) to 563,183 KES per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 125,911 KES per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 125,911 KES while the other half are earning more than 125,911 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 64,407 KES while 75% of them are earning more than 64,407 KES. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 337,656 KES while 25% are earning more than 337,656 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 Malindi

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Malindi
Average Salary 2016    =  
116,059 KES
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
120,353 KES
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
123,001 KES
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
127,183 KES
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Malindi 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
Accountant80,712 KES
Administrative Assistant64,686 KES
Architect109,362 KES
Attorney177,110 KES
Biomedical Engineer100,406 KES
CAD Drafter93,682 KES
Cashier68,761 KES
Chartered Accountant106,479 KES
Chef101,495 KES
Chief Executive Officer269,586 KES
Chief Financial Officer260,627 KES
Civil Engineer113,946 KES
Computer Technician89,504 KES
Creative Director118,858 KES
Dentist293,197 KES
Developer / Programmer101,438 KES
Electrical Engineer116,821 KES
Elementary School Teacher86,202 KES
Engineer103,905 KES
Executive Chef105,470 KES
Flight Attendant104,596 KES
General Manager206,288 KES
Graphic Designer81,534 KES
Hotel Manager171,714 KES
Human Resources Manager172,090 KES
Internal Auditor119,574 KES
Journalist114,456 KES
Legal Assistant86,233 KES
Mechanical Engineer116,111 KES
Nurse93,591 KES
Pharmacist133,156 KES
Photographer85,296 KES
Pilot145,456 KES
Police Officer93,400 KES
Project Manager133,974 KES
Receptionist68,573 KES
Sales Manager192,903 KES
Sales Representative78,820 KES
Secondary School Teacher96,174 KES
Secretary65,829 KES
Teacher95,792 KES
Teller80,385 KES
Travel Agent94,794 KES
Waiter / Waitress75,964 KES

Average Hourly Wage in Malindi | All Jobs

734 KES per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Malindi | All Jobs is 734 KES. This means that the average person in Malindi earns approximatly 734 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.

Malindi VS Kenya

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

Salary Comparison By City

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