How much money does a person working in Mombasa make?
161,346 KES per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Mombasa typically earns around 161,346 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 Mombasa | All Jobs
Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
Salaries in Mombasa range between 21,839 KES per month (minimum salary) to 714,464 KES per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 167,800 KES per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 167,800 KES while the other half are earning more than 167,800 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 85,337 KES while 75% of them are earning more than 85,337 KES. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 476,422 KES while 25% are earning more than 476,422 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 Mombasa
How are Mombasa 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|| +4% |
|Average Salary 2019|| +4% |
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Mombasa are on the rise in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 4% 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||78,853 KES|
|Biomedical Engineer||128,064 KES|
|CAD Drafter||112,532 KES|
|Chartered Accountant||137,071 KES|
|Chief Executive Officer||355,854 KES|
|Chief Financial Officer||322,726 KES|
|Civil Engineer||134,901 KES|
|Computer Technician||118,252 KES|
|Creative Director||157,034 KES|
|Developer / Programmer||130,074 KES|
|Electrical Engineer||146,740 KES|
|Elementary School Teacher||104,620 KES|
|Executive Chef||127,797 KES|
|Flight Attendant||128,752 KES|
|General Manager||261,779 KES|
|Graphic Designer||110,304 KES|
|Hotel Manager||222,435 KES|
|Human Resources Manager||207,790 KES|
|Internal Auditor||163,516 KES|
|Legal Assistant||105,596 KES|
|Mechanical Engineer||143,605 KES|
|Police Officer||120,329 KES|
|Project Manager||174,310 KES|
|Sales Manager||236,363 KES|
|Sales Representative||97,023 KES|
|Secondary School Teacher||123,286 KES|
|Travel Agent||129,630 KES|
|Waiter / Waitress||94,527 KES|
Average Hourly Wage in Mombasa | All Jobs
931 KES per hour
Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Mombasa | All Jobs is 931 KES. This means that the average person in Mombasa earns approximatly 931 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.
Mombasa VS Kenya
We compared salaries in Mombasa and Kenya and we found that Mombasa salaries are 9% more than those of Kenya.
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